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Full Stack Quarkus and React

By : Marc Nuri San Felix
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Full Stack Quarkus and React

By: Marc Nuri San Felix

Overview of this book

React has established itself as one of the most popular and widely adopted frameworks thanks to its simple yet scalable app development abilities. Quarkus comes across as a fantastic alternative for backend development by boosting developer productivity with features such as pre-built integrations, application services, and more that bring a new, revolutionary developer experience to Java. To make the best use of both, this hands-on guide will help you get started with Quarkus and React to create and deploy an end-to-end web application. This book is divided into three parts. In the first part, you’ll begin with an introduction to Quarkus and its features, learning how to bootstrap a Quarkus project from the ground up to create a tested and secure HTTP server for your backend. The second part focuses on the frontend, showing you how to create a React project from scratch to build the application’s user interface and integrate it with the Quarkus backend. The last part guides you through creating cluster configuration manifests and deploying them to Kubernetes as well as other alternatives, such as By the end of this full stack development book, you’ll be confident in your skills to combine the robustness of both frameworks to create and deploy standalone, fully functional web applications.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Part 1– Creating a Backend with Quarkus
Part 2– Creating a Frontend with React
Part 3– Deploying Your Application to the Cloud

Deploying the task manager

The main requirement to perform any operation in is having its command-line interface (CLI) tool, flyctl, installed and available in your path. The installation process is straightforward and involves running just one or two commands in your operating system’s terminal. You can find instructions for your specific platform at Now, let’s use this tool to create a new account or to log in to our existing account.

Creating a account

There are several ways to create a account. However, since we already have its CLI tool available, we’ll use it for this purpose. The process is straightforward; the only requirement is having a valid email account. We can create a new account by running the following command:

flyctl auth signup

The command will open a new browser window where you should fill in your details:

Figure 13.2 – A screenshot of...