Beginner React [2019]. Create a Movie Web App
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Beginner React [2019]. Create a Movie Web App

A project oriented React course! Create an IMDB style real world Web Application in React js
4.0 (329 ratings)
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Created by Thomas Weibenfalk
Last updated 12/2019
Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Build an entire real world Web App from start to finish
  • Use Create-React-App as a base
  • The basics of React ( reactjs )
  • State, Props and the flow between components
  • A lot of ES6 Syntax
  • Create and use React Components
  • Connect to an external API
  • Routing with React Router
  • Deploy the finished App
  • Use Local Storage to keep state
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 04:05:59
+ Introduction
2 lectures 11:33

The starter files needed for the course is in the below file. Download it and navigate to the "React RMDB - Start Here" folder.

Preview 05:06
Web App structure and components
+ The Home page - part 2
3 lectures 48:48
Using Fetch to get API data
HeroImage and the SearchBar with talk about Controlled Components
Finishing the Components for the Home Page
+ React Router
1 lecture 13:54
React Router, Links and short on Fragments
+ The Movie Page
4 lectures 49:18
Scaffolding out the components for the movie page
Fetching the API data for the Movie page
Finishing the components for the Movie page - part 1
Finishing the components for the Movie page - part 2
+ Local Storage
1 lecture 08:14
Keeping state with Local Storage
+ Production Build for deploy
1 lecture 03:30
Create a production build for deployment
  • Basic coding principles
  • Javascript fundamentals
  • HTML and CSS (CSS not that important)

Note. This is the older version of my React Movie course. It is still legit and is aimed more as a beginner course then my re-recorded one that is more an intermediate course. This course focus more on class based components while the new one uses the hook api as a standard.

UPDATED July 2019. Added fully responsive design and a more modern look to certain element.

UPDATED June 2019. Added bonus video with React Hooks! The course now includes how to convert a class component with state into using a stateful functional component with Hooks.

Are you a developer and a beginner at React? Do you want to learn React.js fundamentals in a real world project oriented course? Do you like quick learning and straight down to the point?
Then this is the course for you!

Guaranteed no "foo" and "bar" ... and no "to-do-list" app ;)

There's many great React.js courses out there but they're very huge and A LOT to grasp for beginners. My teaching style and belief is that you learn more by creating many smaller projects than one overwhelming 25 + hours course that tries to show you everything and don't focus on the fundamentals that much. So this is a 3 hour(ish) course where You'll learn how to create a Movie App from scratch based on The Movie DB API.

Some reviews are saying: 

"One of the best react courses on Udemy!!!"

"One of the best project oriented courses on Udemy very recommended"

"Great React Course.. I could've saved $10,000 in Coding bootcamp if i had just taken this course first..!"

"The instructor was very creative in figuring out a nice illustrative use case for the Movie DB API."

"A perfect course and a great project with the best explanation possible, I recommend it to everyone that wants to understand the logic of React and how it works."

What will we do in the course?

We'll build a light version of an IMDB style React DB Web Application and dive straight into creating our app and gradually learn more until we reach the finish.

My main goal with this course is to mix fun with teaching. There's many tutorials and courses out there that are great but too complex and focus on a lot at the same time. I'm a great movie lover myself so therefore I thought it would be fun to create a web application based on movie data for this course. Hope you enjoy it too!

Please make sure to download the STARTER FILES from the resources!

PLEASE NOTE! We're using a free API key from The Movie Database in this course. This is a great API with a lot of information about Movies and TV Series. Please note that I can not guarantee that the API key i have provided for the course will work forever. Therefore I will not take responsibility for this. I strongly recommend you to get your own free API key from The Movie Database. Just register for a free account at The Movie Database and go to your account setting area and select API in the menu. There you can register for your own free API key.

In this course you'll learn:

- React Fundamentals

- Components, props and state

- JSX syntax and expressions

- Fetching data from an external API

- Lifecycle Methods

- Use Create-React-App

- Deploy the finished App

- ES6+ concepts and syntax

- Use Local Storage to keep state

- BONUS: Destructuring state and props with ES6

Who this course is for:
  • Coders who want to learn React