Learning ReactJS

Video description

React is a UI framework that communicates the smallest changes on the server side to the browser quickly, without having to re-render anything except the part of the display that needs to change. Elements of a site or app can be updated seamlessly without delay, without disrupting the rest of the display or requiring the user to refresh.

The course covers React components, Virtual DOM, JSX syntax, and handling visualizations and web graphics, which are all tied up and demonstrated by building an application. Then we dive in, showing you everything about React components in depth, and how to work with browser events.

You will get an introduction to React, and its key parts and concepts, in order to help you to understand the mechanics behind it. After learning both the basic and advanced features of React, we will build a sample application for short inspirational quotes where users can see a paginated list of quotes, can search the list, and can add new quotes to the list.

What You Will Learn

  • See what comprises the React.js library
  • Get to grips with React components and their life cycles
  • Use React JSX and the Virtual DOM
  • Understand how browser events work
  • Set up React development environments
  • Manage the state with React
  • Design a simple browser application
  • Deploy React applications


This video course is front-end web developers and mobile application developers with a good working knowledge of JavaScript. It is ideal for developers who are working with single-page web applications, and those who want to create attractive, high-performance user interfaces.

About The Author

Samer Buna: Samer Buna is a technical content author, software engineer, and mentor. He has a master's degree in information security and over ten years of progressive experience and success creating tailored solutions for businesses within many industries. Samer is passionate about everything JavaScript, and he loves exploring new libraries. His favorite technical stacks are Node.js for the backend and React.js for the frontend. Samer has authored a few books and online courses about React and GraphQL. You can follow him on Twitter at @samerbuna, and you can read more of what he writes at https://edgecoders.com/.

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Product information

  • Title: Learning ReactJS
  • Author(s): Samer Buna
  • Release date: October 2016
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781785887079