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Learning React.js: Getting Started and Concepts

Learning React.js: Getting Started and Concepts
# Introduction Today we are going to kick off the first installment in a new series of tutorials, Learning React, that will focus on becoming proficient and effective with Facebook’s React library. Before we start building anything meaningful, its important that we cover some base concepts first, so lets get this party started. Update 4/29/2016: This article has been updated for React v15 What is React? React is a UI library developed at Facebook to facilitate the creation of interactive, stateful & reusable UI components. One of it’s unique selling points is that not only does it perform on the client side, but it can also be rendered server side, and they can work together inter-operably. It also uses a concept called the Virtual DOM that selectively renders subtrees of nodes based upon state changes. How does the Virtual DOM work? Imagine you had an object that you modeled around a person. Now think about if you took that object and made some changes. # Getting Started React Starter Kit

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Introduction Front-end development moves forward fast. A good indication of this is the pace at which new technologies appear to the scene. React is one of these recent newcomers. Even though the technology itself is simple, there's a lot going on around it. The purpose of this book is to help you get started with React and provide understanding of the surrounding ecosystem so you know where to look. Our development setup is based on Webpack.

Top 5 Tutorials for Getting Started with React Recently I found a developer asking this question about React: "What tutorial would you recommend to get started? I'm looking for something super simple." I did a quick search expecting tons of great results, but was a little dismayed by what I found... Many tutorials were outdated - some more than 2 years old (and React is only ~3 years old). A JavaScript library for building user interfaces A Simple Component React components implement a render() method that takes input data and returns what to display. This example uses an XML-like syntax called JSX. Input data that is passed into the component can be accessed by render() via this.props. Introducing React Native: Building Apps with JavaScript If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or follow me on Twitter. Thanks for visiting! React Native: Build native iOS applications with JavaScript. A few months ago Facebook announced React Native, a framework that lets you build native iOS applications with JavaScript – and the official repository just came out of beta today! People have been using JavaScript and HTML5 to create iOS applications using the PhoneGap wrapper for a number of years, so is React Native really such a big deal?

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ReactJS Not Working! A Checklist … — BLOG MUTT MEDIA So this one is going to be a rolling post. I’ll add more as time goes by. But here’s what happens: a lot of the time we, as programmers, can have an issue where it seems like something is just not working even though everything looks great. If you’re like me, you miss the stupid stuff. And some of this can really be related to just getting started with a language or framework. So here goes … some things to look out for …