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React Berry Dashboard - 360 Degrees Review

Hello Coders!

This article aims to provide a full review over Berry Dashboard, an open-source React Dashboard designed by CodedThemes on top of Material-UI, the most popular React component library. Berry Dashboard can be downloaded directly from Github under the MIT license and used for unlimited hobby & commercial projects. For newcomers, React is the most popular JS library used to code user interfaces backed by Facebook.

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  • Section #1 - Berry Dashboard General Presentation
  • Section #2 - How to compile from sources
  • Section #3 - Pages and Components provided by Berry
  • Section #4 - Full-stack version Berry React Node JS

Berry React - Login Page


#1 - Berry General Presentation

Berry is a creative open-source admin dashboard template build using React and Material-UI library. It is a complete game-changer React Dashboard Template with an easy and intuitive responsive design as on retina screens or laptops.



This free product might be a good choice for your next project based on the modern UI aesthetics, rich set of UI components, modern tooling, and a simple, intuitive codebase structure.

Berry uses the latest dependencies for React, Material-UI Library, Icons, Apex Charts, React-Redux, React-Router. For a complete snapshot, please access the package.json published on Github.


#2 - Compile from sources

Berry dashboard can be compiled and used directly from Github without a registration lock or any other constraint. All we need is a minimal programming kit properly installed in our workstation with all tools accessible in the terminal.

  • Nodejs - used in Javascript-based products and tools
  • Yarn - a popular package manager for NodeJS (better than NPM)
  • GIT - a command-line tool used to download sources from Github
  • A modern editor - VSCode or Atom

Once all tools are up & running we can compile Berry with a few commands typed in the terminal:


Step #1 - Clone Sources from the public repository

$ git clone https://github.com/codedthemes/berry-free-react-admin-template.git
$ cd -free-react-admin-template
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Step #2 - Install Modules via NPM (or Yarn)

$ npm i
// OR
$ yarn 
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Step #3 - Start for development (with LIVE reload)

$ npm run start
// OR
$ yarn start
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Step #4 - Production build

$ npm run build
// OR
$ yarn build
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At this point, we should see Berry Dashboard running in the browser:


Berry React - Default Dashboard Page


#3 - Pages and Components

The free version of Berry comes with 9 pre-built pages that might be enough even for commercial projects. The existing codebase can be extended with ease by adding new components and pages on top of existing ones - Provided Pages:

  • Dashboard: 1 page
  • Authentication: Login & Register
  • Blank Page: 1 starter
  • Utility pages: Typography, Color, Shadow, and Icons

Berry Dashboard - Icons Page.


Berry Dashboard - Colors Page.


Berry Components - Colors

Berry React - Primary Colors.


Berry Components - Tabler Icons

Berry React - Tabler Icons


Berry Components - Shadows

Berry React - Shadow Components


#4 - Berry Full-stack Version

For a complete full-stack experience Berry Dashboard can be used with a Node JS API backend (also free). In this section, we will build berry as a full-stack product where the React Interface redirects guest users to authenticate and expose the private pages (dashboard, UI pages, blank page) after a successful sign-in. The sources for both products (frontend and backend) are published on Github under the MIT license.


React Node JS Berry - product page (full-stack version)


The full-stack version of Berry should be compiled in two steps: backend and frontend. Once we have both parts up & running, we can register new users, authenticate and access the private pages. This new version comes with a simple JWT (web tokens) authentication implemented and pre-configured to communicate with the Node JS API.


Compile & start the Node JS Backend - Open-source project

Node JS API Server - Product Logo.


Step #1 - Clone/download the sources

$ git clone https://github.com/app-generator/api-server-nodejs.git
$ cd api-server-nodejs
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Step #2 - Install dependencies via NPM or Yarn

$ npm i
// OR
$ yarn
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Step #3 - Run the SQLite migration via TypeORM

$ yarn typeorm migration:run
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Step #4 - Start the API server (development mode)

$ npm run dev
// OR
$ yarn dev
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The API server will start using the PORT specified in .env file (default 5000).


Compile and start Berry React (enhanced version)

Step #1 - Clone/download the sources

$ git clone https://github.com/app-generator/react-berry-dashboard.git
$ cd react-berry-dashboard
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Step #2 - Install dependencies via NPM or Yarn

$ npm i
// OR
$ yarn
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Step #4 - Start the API server (development mode)

$ npm run start
// OR
$ yarn start
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Once the UI is up & running, we should see the login page. To pass the login we need to register a new user and authenticate.


Berry React Full-stack - Login Page.


The full-stack version is actively supported through common efforts of AppSeed and CodedThemes. For more information or support please access the product page: React Node JS Berry.


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Really nice design!

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Rakesh S Nakrani

Thanks for sharing this detailed post on Berry React.

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