Some of the things in React and Redux make more sense when understanding why things are written the way they are.
Let's create a simple form where all it does is take the submission and displays it. Yes it sounds simple but there is a lot going on where it can get confusing. But once you get the basics down then everything else that has to do with a form is just an extension of this.… Continue reading Creating a form with React
There's a lot going on with a component that we don't realize, but before we get into it we need to discuss a term and that is mounting. You might remember from our initial discussion on React that React works with virtual DOMs that update the real DOM as needed. Mounting is the process of converting… Continue reading Lifecycle of a Component in React
State in React: Sounds easy in theory but can be a bit complicated to implement. #MomsCanCode #Codergirls #WomenInTech #TechLadies #LearnReact
Read about how to Use Props in React. Follow along as we make our data dynamic with props.
**For this section I am going to assume you have installed node with npm and create react app** If you have not you can follow this tutorial for installing node and this tutorial for installing create-react-app. ** Let's try to recreate the timeline section of Twitter. But before we do any coding let's do some… Continue reading Day 5: Let’s build some complex components
We learned about using a component yesterday. Today we will learn what more than one component looks like.
Like with any other language let's start with a Hello World app and see what a react application looks like: I know that looks like alot of code but most of it is just the structure of our HTML. We are using React scripts for now as it makes it easier to use. The… Continue reading Day 2: Our first React Application
I started the React part of my journey with Bloc a week ago and although I get the big picture of why react is great I can't get my head to wrap around how it works and that is making learning it so difficult. When I was learning how to fly there were many different… Continue reading Learning React and not really learning