Setting up a React project from scratch – codeburst

  • In your terminal type these command.In the above snippet firstly we are creating a directory named reactProject and then inside it, we are running the command npm init to start a new node project.You will be prompted to input information about your project.
  • if you wish to add information about your project go ahead.Now our node project is up and running.Our next step will be installing react react-domWe are going to use webpack for bundling our code into one js file.
  • As you already know we have to configure the webpack to make use of our babel loader to transpile and output our bundle.js file.in your project root dir create a folder named webpackWe created a folder named webpack and inside it created an empty file webpack.dev.config.js.in your webpack.dev.config.js import webpack…
  • Inside your project root dir create an index.html file.In our index.html we have a mount point div id=”app”/div and we also added the source to our bundle.js file.Next step will be building our index.js file which will be the entry point for our webpack configuration.
  • Inside your app directory create a folder named containers and inside that App.jsOpen your App.js file inside it add this code.We create a simple component which will display This is my new react app when rendered.let’s check our app in the browser to see if it works or not.but before…

Setting up a React project from scratch can be a daunting task for beginners. Lots of npm modules to install, lots of configuration and other tasks. There are lots of react project seeds we can use…

Setting up a React project from scratchSetting up a React project from scratch can be a daunting task for beginners. Lots of npm modules to install, lots of configuration and other tasks.( This is the first part for second part click here )There are lots of react project seeds we can use in place of starting a project from scratch but then they come with a lot of boilerplate hard to make sense for a beginner who is just starting out.I was rebuilding my personal website in react and come with the idea to share with you all how I will be building that project from scratch.So let’s just get started. Fire up your terminal. :)The entire tutorial code is hosted on Github here.let’s start by creating a node project. In your terminal type these command.In the above snippet firstly we are creating a directory named reactProject and then inside it, we are running the command npm init to start a new node project.You will be prompted to input information about your project. You can just press enter for every choice. if you wish to add information about your project go ahead.Now our node project is up and running.Our next step will be installing react react-domWe are going to use webpack for bundling our code into one js file. So our Next step is to install webpack and webpack-dev-server .The webpack lib is used to bundle and output out js code in the location we specified. The webpack-dev-server lib will help us to…

Setting up a React project from scratch – codeburst