React Explained: Your Step-by-Step Guide to React

Please note, this a BETA version of the book. The edited and polished version will be released the week of March 18th. At that time, the price will increase.React Explained is a fun and enjoyable introduction to React, which is the Javascript framework of choice for WordPress, Drupal, Magento, and thousands of developers.Key FeaturesUp-to-Date: Constantly updated, the material in React Explained is always current.Clear instruction: You will follow plain English, clear visuals, and enjoyable step-by-step instructions.Hands-on learning: You will master React by building a complete React application. What You’ll LearnIn React Explained, readers will dig deep into how React works and will learn how to build applications with it. While the focus is on building for the frontend on the web, many of the skills you will learn will also apply to writing React on the server side, for native applications and even for Virtual Reality environments.Table of ContentsThe Javascript You Should Know for ReactHelpful Developer Tools for ReactA High Level Overview of ReactReact Elements and Components Explained5 Exercises in Writing React With Elements and ComponentsJSX Explained5 Exercises in Writing React With JSXCreate React App Explained5 Exercises With Create React AppProps in React Explained5 Exercises in Working With PropsState in React Explained5 Exercises in Working With StateThe Component Lifecycle Explained5 Exercises With the Component LifecycleProject IntroductionStep 1 - Listing Content from StateStep 2 - Routing and Single Content ViewsStep 3 - Adding a Content FormStep 4 - Adding Flash MessagesStep 5 - Updating ContentStep 6 - Deleting ContentStep 7 - Maintaining Persistent State With Local StorageStep 8 - Authenticating With a Firebase DatabaseStep 9 - CRUD and Live Syncing With FirebaseStep 10 - Deploying the ProjectStep 11 - Refactoring Your CodeAbout the AuthorZac Gordon is a professional educator, who currently focuses on JavaScript development with and alongside WordPress at Zac has years of experience teaching at high schools, colleges, bootcamps and online learning sites like Treehouse, Udemy and Frontend Masters. In addition to teaching, Zac also runs Web Hosting for Students, one of the world’s largest hosting companies dedicated to students and teachers. You can also catch his free Office Yoga sessions on

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