Learning React

  • Publish Date: 2016-11-25
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Kirupa Chinnathambi
  • Sale
  • $16.74
  • Regular price $30.81

Attention: For textbook, access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.

Arrives in 3-7 Business Days

Learning React
A hands-on guide to building maintainable, high-performing web application user interfaces using the React JavaScript library

As far as new web frameworks and libraries go, React is quite the runaway success. It not only deals with the most common problems developers face when building complex apps, it throws in a few additional tricks that make building the visuals for such apps much, much easier.

What React isnt, though, is beginner-friendly and approachable. Until now. In Learning React, author Kirupa Chinnathambi brings his fresh, clear, and very personable writing style to help you understand the fundamentals of React and how to use it to build really performant (and awesome) apps.
  • Build your first React app
  • Create components to define parts of your UI
  • Combine components into other components to build more complex UIs
  • Use JSX to specify visuals without writing full-fledged JavaScript
  • Deal with maintaining state
  • Work with Reacts way of styling content
  • Make sense of the mysterious component lifecycle
  • Build multi-page apps using routing and views
  • Optimize your React workflow using tools such as Node, Babel, webpack, and others
Contents at a Glance

Chapter 1 Introducing React
Chapter 2Building Your First React App
Chapter 3 Components in React
Chapter 4 Styling in React
Chapter 5 Creating Complex Components
Chapter 6 Transferring Properties (Props)
Chapter 7 Meet JSXAgain!
Chapter 8 Dealing with State
Chapter 9 Going from Data to UI
Chapter 10 Working with Events
Chapter 11 The Component Lifecycle
Chapter 12 Accessing DOM Elements
Chapter 13 Creating a Single-Page App Using React Router
Chapter 14 Building a Todo List App
Chapter 15 Setting Up Your React Development Environment
Chapter 16 The End
Chapter 17 (Web Edition)Working With External Data
Chapter 18 (Web Edition) Creating a Sliding Menu Using React Motion

Register your book at informit.com/register for free access to the Web Edition and two exclusive bonus chapters.

Customer Reviews