With 164K+ GitHub stars, 30K+ forks, and close to ~10 million weekly downloads, React is undoubtedly a great user interface library to learn and use.
If you are a developer getting started with React or thinking of using it in your side-projects or enterprises, this article is for you. If you started learning React a while ago but you're finding it hard to grasp the basics, give this article a read.
This article is lengthy but should be a fun read if you want to learn React or if you're working with it already. It answers these questions:
Just chill, grab your favorite beverage, and enjoy the article.
At the beginning, when I was learning React, I made the mistake of not focusing on a few essential fundamentals. As my knowledge grew more substantial, I started learning those concepts and found myself more comfortable with React.
Many of my mentees discussed the challenges they faced when dealing with React which also centered around these fundamentals. So this motivated me to write this article and share what I've learned.
React, and many other modern user interface frameworks and libraries, work well with ES6. It is essential to know its modern syntax and new features to make coding much easier.
This doesn't mean you can not write a React application with ES5. You can if you have to, but you'll kind of be doing things the hard way.
Here are a few concepts you need to learn well.
Article covers: How native is react native?, React Native vs (Ionic, Cordova), Similarities and difference between React Native and Native App Development.
Look at three different React code examples from a beginner, intermediate, and advanced web developer. How senior developers think. How to use React state properly. How to use React useEffect properly. What to think about when programming. The differences between senior and junior developers