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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)

How Should You Proceed?

In working through this book, you've learned a lot about React. But it's always challenging to then proceed and apply that knowledge to real projects.

So, how should you proceed? How do you best apply your knowledge and, hence, continue to grow as a React developer?

The most important factor is that you use your knowledge. Don't just read a book. Instead, use your newly gained skills to build some demo projects.

You don't have to build the next Amazon or TikTok. There's a reason why applications like these are built by huge teams. But you should build small demo projects that focus on a couple of core problems. You could, for example, build a very basic website that allows users to store and view their daily goals, or build a basic meetups page where visitors can organize and join meetup events.

To put it simply: practice is king. You must apply what you've learned and build stuff. Because by building demo projects,...