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React Key Concepts

By : Maximilian Schwarzmüller
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React Key Concepts

By: Maximilian Schwarzmüller

Overview of this book

As the most popular JavaScript library for building modern, interactive user interfaces, React is an in-demand framework that’ll bring real value to your career or next project. But like any technology, learning React can be tricky, and finding the right teacher can make things a whole lot easier. Maximilian Schwarzmüller is a bestselling instructor who has helped over two million students worldwide learn how to code, and his latest React video course (React — The Complete Guide) has over six hundred thousand students on Udemy. Max has written this quick-start reference to help you get to grips with the world of React programming. Simple explanations, relevant examples, and a clear, concise approach make this fast-paced guide the ideal resource for busy developers. This book distills the core concepts of React and draws together its key features with neat summaries, thus perfectly complementing other in-depth teaching resources. So, whether you've just finished Max’s React video course and are looking for a handy reference tool, or you've been using a variety of other learning materials and now need a single study guide to bring everything together, this is the ideal companion to support you through your next React projects. Plus, it's fully up to date for React 18, so you can be sure you’re ready to go with the latest version.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)


Having worked through the first eleven chapters of this book, you should now know how to build React components and web apps, as well as how to manage components and app-wide state, and how to share data between components (via props or context).

But even though you know how to compose a React website from multiple components, all these components are on the same single website page. Sure, you can display components and content conditionally, but users will never switch to a different page. This means that the URL path will never change; users will always stay on Also, at this point in time, your React apps don't support any paths such as or


Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) are references to web resources. For example, is a URL that points to a specific page of the author's website. In this example, is the domain name of the website...