We'll spend the remainder of the chapter creating your first React application with Create React App. Don't worry, this is super easy to do, so it'll be a short chapter. The goal of Create React App is to start building features for your application as soon as possible. You cannot do this if you're sinking time into configuring your system.
Create React App provides what's called a zero configuration app. This means that we supply the name of the app, then it'll go install the dependencies that we need, and create the boilerplate directory structure and files for us. Let's get started.