Learning React.js: Getting Started and Concepts

  • The render method is the only required spec for creating a component, but there are several lifecycle methods & specs we can use that are mighty helpful when you actually want your component to do anything.
  • Every component has a state object and a props object.
  • shouldComponentUpdate – Return value determines whether component should update.
  • We can use the createClass method to create custom component classes.
  • When using the ReactDOM’s render method above, our first argument is the component we want to render, and the second is the DOM node it should mount to.

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IntroductionToday we are going to kick off the first installment in a new series of tutorials, Learning React, that will focus on becoming proficient…


Learning React.js: Getting Started and Concepts