Chapter 4. Applying React

This chapter covers

  • Configuring React Router for the browser
  • Rendering the route contents in a consistent way by using props.children
  • Building reusable components
  • Using higher-order components to abstract common business logic
  • Taking advantage of the React component lifecycle

In chapter 3, you learned the basics of building views with React. Now you’ll build on those skills by exploring more-advanced concepts with React. This chapter will teach you what you need to know in order to build a production app with React.

You’ll be working with the All Things Westies app described in chapter 1. This is the first of many chapters in which you’ll be building this app. The code can be found at ...

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