Learning React - Kirupa Chinnathambi

Learning React

By Kirupa Chinnathambi

  • Release Date: 2018-05-23
  • Genre: Computers


Learning React

A hands-on guide to building web applications using React and Redux

As far as new web frameworks and libraries go, React is quite the runaway success. It not only deals with the most common problems developers face when building complex apps, it throws in a few additional tricks that make building the visuals for such apps much, much easier.

What React isn’t, though, is beginner-friendly and approachable. Until now. In Learning React, author Kirupa Chinnathambi brings his fresh, clear, and very personable writing style to help web developers new to React understand its fundamentals and how to use it to build really performant (and awesome) apps.

The only book on the market that helps you get your first React app up and running in just minutes, Learning React is chock-full of colorful illustrations to help you visualize difficult concepts and practical step-by-step examples to show you how to apply what you learn. 
Build your first React appCreate components to define parts of your UICombine components into other components to build more complex UIsUse JSX to specify visuals without writing full-fledged JavaScriptDeal with maintaining stateWork with React’s way of styling contentMake sense of the mysterious component lifecycleBuild multi-page apps using routing and viewsOptimize your React workflow using tools such as Node, Babel, webpack, and othersUse Redux to make managing your app data and state easy
Contents at a Glance

1 Introducing React

2 Building Your First React App

3 Components in React

4 Styling in React

5 Creating Complex Components

6 Transferring Properties

7 Meet JSX... Again!

8 Dealing with State in React

9 Going from Data to UI in React

10 Events in React

11 The Component Lifecycle

12 Accessing DOM Elements in React

13 Setting Up Your React Dev Environment

14 Working with External Data in React

15 Building an Awesome Todo List App in React

16 Creating a Sliding Menu in React

17 Avoiding Unnecessary Renders in React

18 Creating a Single-Page App in React Using React Router

19 Introduction to Redux

20 Using Redux with React