Building a React.js App: Up and Running with React and Webpack

Building a React.js App: Up and Running with React and Webpac... by @tylermcginnis33  #React

  • I ran webpack -w and at the end of my terminal output I get Output filename not configured…
  • I found that you didn’t say npm install with the –save command (so these modules go into the package.json).
  • When I run webpack -w I get an error that tells me that my ‘Output filename not configured’.
  • Because if you think about React, and we’ll talk a lot more about this, but React is basically composed of different components and there’s always one root component that’s going to render all of its children components.
  • I too faced the same issue and finally found I running the “webpack -w” from Public folder and not from the root folder.

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In this video, we’ll talk about JSX and learn the necessity of Webpack and specifically babel-loader for JSX to JavaScript transformation. We’ll also set up our basic architecture and build our very first React component.


Building a React.js App: Up and Running with React and Webpack