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.
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