Master the art of building modern web applications using React
About This Book
Write a complete application in React using an array of supporting libraries, both specifically React-related and general purpose
Understand what makes React stand apart from the vast majority of JS frameworks available through detailed explanations and concise examples
Explore the React ecosystem and how to integrate React with other modern web technologies
Who This Book Is For
What You Will Learn
Understand the React component lifecycle and core concepts such as props and states
Craft forms and implement form validation patterns using React
Explore the anatomy of a modern single-page web application
Develop an approach for choosing and combining web technologies without being paralyzed by the options available
Create a complete single-page application
Start coding with a plan using an application design process
Add to your arsenal of prototyping techniques and tools
Make your React application feel great using animations
React stands out in the web framework crowd through its approach to composition. This approach yields blazingly fast rendering capabilities. This book will help you understand what makes React special. It starts with the fundamentals and uses a pragmatic approach, focusing on clear development goals. You'll learn how to combine many web technologies surrounding React into a complete set for constructing a modern web application.
With this text, you'll blitz the basics then swiftly move on to advanced topics such as form validation and complete application construction. You'll also explore several design activities which will help you develop your web applications with a thoughtful plan. Finally, you'll learn several methods for implementing slick animations using React.
Style and approach
This is a comprehensive, hands-on guide that helps you get a solid understanding of the ins and outs of React development.
For application development, you will get a high view of the anatomy where you will zoom into each part and make decisions by moving through the application’s anatomy; selecting a solution that fits the problem and lines up with your goals.
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