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React 16 Tooling by Adam Boduch

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned how to install the Create React App tool on your system. Create React App is the tool of choice for bootstrapping modern React applications. The goal of Create React App is to have developers go from nothing to creating React components in minimal time.

Once this tool was installed, you created your first React app using it. The only piece of configuration you had to provide was the application name. Once the tool finished installing dependencies and creating boilerplate files and directories, you were ready to start writing code.

Then, we looked at react-scripts and the dependencies that this package takes care of for you. You were then taken on a whirlwind tour of the overall structure of the application ...

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