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H. NaraynJust React!https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8294-6_3

3. Start Reacting

Hari Narayn1  
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

The focus of this chapter is to get you started with the React journey. The primary goal of this chapter is to teach you about the setup of React projects and the fundamental concepts of React.

Our first step will be to set up a development environment for React. Next, you will create your first project by setting up all the configurations yourself. We will build a React application from scratch to learn how React works behind the scenes. During this process, I will introduce you to Babel and Webpack. Following that, we will proceed ...

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