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Arjun Vijay Prakash
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React in 2024: A Beginner's Guide 🌟🚀

What is React? 🤔

ReactJS is one of the most popular JavaScript libraries for developing powerful, interactive web applications.

It's also free and open-source.

It works best to build user interfaces by combining sections of code (components) into full websites.

Originally built by Facebook, Meta and the open-source community now maintain it.

Why React? ❓

There has been a massive rise in the popularity of React.

This is somewhat due to its flexibility and speed of development but also helped by the fact that it is supported by a MAANG company, making developers feel safe to use React.

Therefore, the demand for React developers is very high.

As a result, there is a wide range of jobs for developers who know how to use React. But React is just not enough to get a job!

Read till the end to know about what to learn after React to make it big.

Till then, I'll give you some straightforward, yet helpful tips to get started with React.

Let's get into it! 👇

1️⃣ Understand The Basics

Before diving into React, ensure you have a solid grasp of JavaScript fundamentals.

Please! Don't skip this one!

Concepts like functions, arrays, objects, and ES6 syntax are very-very essential for working with React.

Read more here:

The JavaScript Skills You Need For React (+ Practical Examples)

One of the most important things to understand about React is that it is fundamentally JavaScript. This means that the better you are at JavaScript, the more successful you will be with React. Let's break down the 7 essential concepts that you should know about JavaScript to master React. And


2️⃣ Explore The Official Documentation

Start by exploring the official React documentation.

It's a treasure trove of resources, tutorials, and guides that cover everything from basic concepts to advanced topics.



3️⃣ Build a Simple App

Hands-on experience is the way to go for learning React.

Start by building a simple React app, such as a to-do list or a weather app.

Follow along with tutorials or courses to get comfortable with its syntax and structure.

Yeah, don't feel guilty. Foundations build with time.

4️⃣ Understand Component-Based Architecture

React is all about components, learn about the component-based architecture and how to create reusable UI components to build scalable and maintainable applications.

5️⃣ Explore React Router

Dive into React Router to learn about client-side routing and navigation in React applications.

It's essential for building single-page applications (SPAs) with multiple views and routes.

6️⃣ Learn State and Props

Master the concepts of state and props in React.

Understand how to manage component state, pass data between components using props, and update UI dynamically based on state changes.

7️⃣ Build projects

Put your skills to the test by building real-world projects.

Start with small projects and gradually work your way up to more complex applications. Building projects is the best way to solidify your understanding of React.

The #1 Ultimate Resource 🥇

Now, what is the 1 resource I used to learn ReactJS?

It's YouTube! Of course, what did you expect?

It's great for literally everything.

Here are the BEST FREE courses out there:

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Check out this post for more certifications to take in React

Final Thoughts 🙌

Next is the framework I was talking about, which you should learn after React to make it big.

Read more about it here:

Comment your thoughts about React in the comments below.

Okay, that's it for today!

Connect with me @ Linktree.

Happy Coding! 🚀
Thanks for 25790! 🤗

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Keep going buddy.. thank you

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