React JS Quick Start

Learn React and create React Web Applications today
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

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This course is designed to quickly get you creating applications with React in less than two hours. The course will start by covering the main concepts of React, describing how a simple application works and breaking down the core React APIs. You will then be able to code an application using React where you will gain the hands-on experience to bulid your own application or integrate React into your current website.

Learn how to get started with React, the core concepts and create an application in less than two hours.

What will you learn?

  • Understanding React JS
  • Setting up a development environment
  • Creating Components
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Building an application
What do you need?
  • A Computer
  • Basic JavaScript Knowledge
  • Understanding of HTML

You should take this course if you want to gain the understanding and toolset to build an application with React today.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a basic understanding of JavaScript and HTML

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a React JS Application
  • Understand the underlying core of React

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for developers who are interested in learning React.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Get To Know React
Brief Instructor Introduction followed by
  • What is React
  • Why React is Important
  • What problems does React solve

Get an environment setup to view and follow along with examples. Or use the web-based tools to prototype and explore React code

Section 2: React Core

Learn about React.createClass which allows you to create a React Component that is ready to Render to your application.


Learn how to use React.createElement to build components that will render to your React application


Learn React.render to be able to get your components rendered to the DOM

Component Lifecycle Events
Component Lifecycle
Section 3: Build an Application with React
Wireframing your application
Setup your development environment
Building Components: Auths.jsx
Building Components: Define.jsx
Building Components: Store.jsx
Building Components: history.jsx
Building Components: navigation.jsx
Building Components: workoutlog.jsx
Finalizing your application!

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Instructor Biography

Cory Gackenheimer, Software Engineer, Author Intro. to React & Node.js Recipes

I am a software engineer with over a decade of experience programming. As a college student I worked in a nanophysics lab writing image analysis software. I have since worked for several companies ranging from government consulting to Medical Billing software utilizing a large variety of technologies. I am passionate about code and programming, and have a special place in my heart for JavaScript. I contribute to open source as a member of the jQuery Mobile Team. I have experience speaking internationally about technology topics. I have written the books "Nodejs Recipes" and "Introduction to React", both published by Apress.

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