Introduction to React using JavaScript/ECMAScript

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RCT-100 (3 Days)
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React Training Overview

React is a JavaScript library for building web user interfaces. It is one of the most wanted and loved web frameworks today. React makes it painless to create interactive UIs on top of web standards. This Introduction to React using JavaScript/ECMAScript training course teaches developers the skills they need to immediately use React to build modern applications. Attendees gain hands-on experience with the latest version of React and the tools for developing React applications.

Note: This React class can also be taught using TypeScript.

Please see this course overview video including a demo of the hands-on coding students do in class to reinforce the concepts.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

React Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Use a JavaScript package manager (either npm or Yarn)
  • Quickly understand the new JavaScript language features, including classes, modules, and arrow functions
  • Articulate what React is and why it is useful
  • Explore the basic architecture of a React application
  • Gain a deep understanding of JSX and the Virtual DOM
  • Use React components to build interactive interfaces
  • Create and validate forms using controlled components
  • Make HTTP calls to read or change data
  • Configure simple and complex routing
  • Implement React best practices 

React Training Outline

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Introduction
Package Manager (npm/Yarn)
  • npm
    • What is Node.js?
    • What is npm?
    • Using npm
    • npm Scripts
  • Yarn
    • Why Yarn?
    • npm vs. Yarn
    • Installation
    • Using Yarn
Compiler Setup
  • Setup (Babel)
ES6/ES2015
  • Classes
  • Scope (var, let, const)
  • Arrow Functions
  • Modules
  • Template Literals
  • Default, Rest, Spread
  • Default
  • Rest
  • Spread
  • Destructuring
  • Optional Parameters
  • Object.assign()
  • Object Initializer
Project Setup (Create React App)
  • Create new Project
  • Folder Structure
  • Browser Support
  • Styles and Assets
  • Dependencies
Best Practices (Code Organization & Conventions)
React Overview
  • Why React?
  • What it is?
  • Why it is useful?
  • Angular, React Compared
  • Web application architectures
    • Server-side web application architecture
    • Single-page web application architecture
  • React Architecture
Elements
  • Hello World in JavaScript
  • Hello World in React
JSX
  • Replacing createElement
  • Embedding Expressions
  • Specifying Attributes
Virtual DOM
Components
  • Creating an Element
  • Create a Function Component
  • Rendering a Component
  • Creating a Class Component
  • Composing & Reuse
Props
  • Read-only
  • String Literals vs. Expressions
  • Function vs. Class Components
Events
  • Listening/Subscribing/Wiring to an Event
  • In Vanilla JavaScript
  • In React: Function Component
  • In React: Class Component
  • Binding
    • Why Binding is Necessary?
    • Class Method
    • Arrow Function
  • Passing Parameters
    • Using Arrow Functions
    • Using Bind
  • Handling Events
    • Using Arrow Functions
    • Using Bind
    • Synthetic Events
State
  • Defining
  • Using State Correctly
  • Data Flows Down
  • Converting a Function Component to a Class Component
Lifecycle
  • What are Lifecycle Methods
  • Understanding Mounting
  • Common vs. Less Common Methods
  • Using Lifecycle Methods
Conditional Rendering
  • If, else
  • Conditional Operator (?)
  • Logical (&&) Operator
Lists
  • In Vanilla JavaScript: for loop, array.forEach, array.map
  • In React: using Elements, Components
  • Why Keys are Needed
Component Architecture
  • Reuse
  • Component Communication
  • Design Patterns
    • Container and Presentation Components
    • Composition vs. Inheritance
Forms
  • Controlled Components
  • Reuse of Change Logic across Multiple Inputs
  • Handling Form Submission
  • Controlling Other Form Elements: select, textarea, number
  • Validation
  • Uncontrolled Components
HTTP
  • Axios library
  • Fetch API
  • Using with React (HTTP GET)
  • Refactoring for Reuse
  • HTTP POST, PUT, DELETE
Routing (React Router)
  • Installation
  • Basics
  • Handling Not Found (404) (as time permits)
  • Parameters (Url & Query) (as time permits)
  • Nesting (as time permits)
Hooks
  • Defined
  • Why Hooks?
  • No Breaking API Changes
  • Hooks API
  • useState
  • useEffect
  • Custom Hooks
  • Rules of Hooks
Build & Deploy (as time permits)
  • Building a React Application for Production
  • Deploying a React Application
  • Serving Apps with Client-Side Routing
  • Customizing Environment Variables
Conclusion

Here's a sample React lesson demonstrating how to use a custom hook to collect form data with React. You can also download the code and demos shown in the video. 

See other React topics in our video series, 5-minute React Tips.

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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

RCT-100

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees must be experienced JavaScript developers with a fairly advanced understanding of JavaScript, including prototypes and functions as first-class citizens.  If your group doesn’t yet have this experience, we could readily add one or two days to the beginning of your course to appropriately prepare them.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Google Chrome and/or Firefox with Firebug
  • Other modern browsers as desired
  • IDE/development environment of your choice
  • Other free software and lab files that Accelebrate would specify, including Node.js

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