React Up Running

Author: Stoyan Stefanov
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491931776
Release Date: 2016-07-14
Genre: Computers

Hit the ground running with React, the open-source technology from Facebook for building rich web applications fast. With this practical guide, Yahoo! web developer Stoyan Stefanov teaches you how to build components—React’s basic building blocks—and organize them into maintainable, large-scale apps. If you’re familiar with basic JavaScript syntax, you’re ready to get started. Once you understand how React works, you’ll build a complete custom Whinepad app that helps users rate wines and keep notes. You’ll quickly learn why some developers consider React the key to the web app development puzzle. Set up React and write your first "Hello world" web app Create and use custom React components alongside generic DOM components Build a data table component that lets you edit, sort, search, and export its contents Use the JSX syntax extension as an alternative to function calls Set up a lean, low-level build process that helps you focus on React Build a complete custom app that lets you store data on the client Use ESLint, Flow, and Jest tools to check and test your code as your app evolves Manage communication between components with Flux

React Up Running

Author: Stoyan Stefanov
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491931790
Release Date: 2016-07-14
Genre: Computers

Hit the ground running with React, the open-source technology from Facebook for building rich web applications fast. With this practical guide, Yahoo! web developer Stoyan Stefanov teaches you how to build components—React’s basic building blocks—and organize them into maintainable, large-scale apps. If you’re familiar with basic JavaScript syntax, you’re ready to get started. Once you understand how React works, you’ll build a complete custom Whinepad app that helps users rate wines and keep notes. You’ll quickly learn why some developers consider React the key to the web app development puzzle. Set up React and write your first "Hello world" web app Create and use custom React components alongside generic DOM components Build a data table component that lets you edit, sort, search, and export its contents Use the JSX syntax extension as an alternative to function calls Set up a lean, low-level build process that helps you focus on React Build a complete custom app that lets you store data on the client Use ESLint, Flow, and Jest tools to check and test your code as your app evolves Manage communication between components with Flux

React Up Running

Author: Stoyan Stefanov
Publisher:
ISBN: 1491931825
Release Date: 2016-08-04
Genre: Computers

Hit the ground running with React, the open-source technology from Facebook for building rich web applications fast. With this practical guide, Yahoo! web developer Stoyan Stefanov teaches you how to build components-React's basic building blocks-and organize them into maintainable, large-scale apps. If you're familiar with basic JavaScript syntax, you're ready to get started. Once you understand how React works, you'll build a complete custom Whinepad app that helps users rate wines and keep notes. You'll quickly learn why some developers consider React the key to the web app development puzzle. Set up React and write your first "Hello world" web app Create and use custom React components alongside generic DOM components Build a data table component that lets you edit, sort, search, and export its contents Use the JSX syntax extension as an alternative to function calls Set up a lean, low-level build process that helps you focus on React Build a complete custom app that lets you store data on the client Use ESLint, Flow, and Jest tools to check and test your code as your app evolves Manage communication between components with Flux

Learning React Native

Author: Bonnie Eisenman
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491989098
Release Date: 2017-10-23
Genre: Computers

Get a practical introduction to React Native, the JavaScript framework for writing and deploying fully featured mobile apps that render natively. The second edition of this hands-on guide shows you how to build applications that target iOS, Android, and other mobile platforms instead of browsers—apps that can access platform features such as the camera, user location, and local storage. Through code examples and step-by-step instructions, web developers and frontend engineers familiar with React will learn how to build and style interfaces, use mobile components, and debug and deploy apps. You’ll learn how to extend React Native using third-party libraries or your own Java and Objective-C libraries. Understand how React Native works under the hood with native UI components Examine how React Native’s mobile-based components compare to basic HTML elements Create and style your own React Native components and applications Take advantage of platform-specific APIs, as well as modules from the framework’s community Incorporate platform-specific components into cross-platform apps Learn common pitfalls of React Native development, and tools for dealing with them Combine a large application’s many screens into a cohesive UX Handle state management in a large app with the Redux library

ReactJS by Example Building Modern Web Applications with React

Author: Vipul A M
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785282744
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Genre: Computers

Get up and running with ReactJS by developing five cutting-edge and responsive projects About This Book Create pragmatic real-world applications while learning React and its modern developer tools Build sustainable user interfaces by transforming data into components of UI Learn how to generate reusable ReactJS components effectively Who This Book Is For If you are a web developer and wish to learn ReactJS from scratch, then this book is tailor-made for you. Good understanding of Javascript, HTML, and CSS is expected. What You Will Learn Create, reuse, and compose React components using JSX Share data between various React components and techniques for data flow within a React app Handle user interactions with the help of event handlers and dynamic components Set up and use various next generation ES2015/ES6 features with React Understand the performance and immutability features of React using React add-ons Learn the techniques of Animation in React Use data stores to store model-related data and information Create a flux-based React application by using Reflux library In Detail ReactJS is an open-source JavaScript library that brings the power of reactive programming to web applications and sites. It aims to address the challenges encountered in developing single-page applications, and is intended to help developers build large, easily scalable and changing web apps. Starting with a project on Open Library API, you will be introduced to React and JSX before moving on to learning about the life cycle of a React component. In the second project, building a multi-step wizard form, you will learn about composite dynamic components and perform DOM actions. You will also learn about building a fast search engine by exploring server-side rendering in the third project on a search engine application. Next, you will build a simple frontpage for an e-commerce app in the fourth project by using data models and React add-ons. In the final project you will develop a complete social media tracker by using the flux way of defining React apps and know about the best practices and use cases with the help of ES6 and redux. By the end of this book, you will not only have a good understanding of ReactJS but will also have built your very own responsive frontend applications from scratch. Style and approach An easy-to-follow program to learn ReactJS with the help of real world projects. Each topic is explained within the context of a project and provides plenty of tips and tricks for using ReactJS.

React 16 Essentials

Author: Artemij Fedosejev
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781787126343
Release Date: 2017-11-30
Genre: Computers

Everything you need to start working with React 16 and assess React Fiber About This Book Hands-on examples and tutorials for the latest React 16 release Assess the impact of React Fiber for your future web development Build maintainable and high performance React 16 web applications Who This Book Is For If you're a frontend developer with some knowledge of native JavaScript development and frontend frameworks, wishing to learn the fastest web user interface library there is, then this book is ideal for you. What You Will Learn Learn to code React 16 with hands-on examples and clear tutorials Install powerful React 16 tools to make development much more efficient Understand the impact of React Fiber today and the future of your web development Utilize the Redux application architecture with your React components Create React 16 elements with properties and children Get started with stateless and stateful React components Use JSX to speed up your React 16 development process Add reactivity to your React 16 components with lifecycle methods Test your React 16 components with the Jest test framework In Detail React 16 Essentials, Second Edition, fully updated for React 16, takes you on a fast-paced journey through building your own maintainable React 16 applications. React experts Artemij Fedosejev and Adam Boduch give you all the essentials you need to know and start working with React 16, in this new edition of the best-selling React.js Essentials title. You'll find the latest React 16 code updates, assessment of React Fiber, new coverage of Redux, and how to work as a modern React developer. The authors offer you their current assessment of React Fiber, and you'll soon be exploring React 16 hands on, creating your own single and multiple user interface elements with React 16. You'll then see how to create stateless and stateful components and make them reactive. You'll also learn to interact between your components and lifecycle methods, and gauge how to effectively integrate your user interface components with other JavaScript libraries. Delve deep into the core elements of the Redux architecture and learn how to manage your application and data persistence. Then go the extra mile with the Jest test framework, and run multiple tests on your applications and find solutions to scale without complexity. Today React is used by Facebook, Instagram, Khan Academy, and Imperial College London, to name a few. Many new users recognize the benefits of React and adopt it in their own projects, forming a fast-growing community. The speed at which React has evolved promises a bright future for anyone who invests in learning it today. Let Artemij and Adam bring you a brand new look at React 16 and React Fiber, and move your web development into the future. Style and approach React 16 Essentials, Second Edition, will take you on a fast-paced, hands-on journey through building your own maintainable React 16 applications.

Learning React

Author: Alex Banks
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491954577
Release Date: 2017-04-27
Genre: Computers

If you want to learn how to build efficient user interfaces with React, this is your book. Authors Alex Banks and Eve Porcello show you how to create UIs with this small JavaScript library that can deftly display data changes on large-scale, data-driven websites without page reloads. Along the way, you’ll learn how to work with functional programming and the latest ECMAScript features. Developed by Facebook, and used by companies including Netflix, Walmart, and The New York Times for large parts of their web interfaces, React is quickly growing in use. By learning how to build React components with this hands-on guide, you’ll fully understand how useful React can be in your organization. Learn key functional programming concepts with JavaScript Peek under the hood to understand how React runs in the browser Create application presentation layers by mounting and composing React components Use component trees to manage data and reduce the time you spend debugging applications Explore React’s component lifecycle and use it to load data and improve UI performance Use a routing solution for browser history, bookmarks, and other features of single-page applications Learn how to structure React applications with servers in mind

Learning React

Author: Kirupa Chinnathambi
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780134843575
Release Date: 2018-04-26
Genre: Computers

Learning React A hands-on guide to building web applications using React and Redux As far as new web frameworks and libraries go, React is quite the runaway success. It not only deals with the most common problems developers face when building complex apps, it throws in a few additional tricks that make building the visuals for such apps much, much easier. What React isn’t, though, is beginner-friendly and approachable. Until now. In Learning React , author Kirupa Chinnathambi brings his fresh, clear, and very personable writing style to help web developers new to React understand its fundamentals and how to use it to build really performant (and awesome) apps. The only book on the market that helps you get your first React app up and running in just minutes, Learning React is chock-full of colorful illustrations to help you visualize difficult concepts and practical step-by-step examples to show you how to apply what you learn. Build your first React app Create components to define parts of your UI Combine components into other components to build more complex UIs Use JSX to specify visuals without writing full-fledged JavaScript Deal with maintaining state Work with React’s way of styling content Make sense of the mysterious component lifecycle Build multi-page apps using routing and views Optimize your React workflow using tools such as Node, Babel, webpack, and others Use Redux to make managing your app data and state easy Contents at a Glance 1 Introducing React 2 Building Your First React App 3 Components in React 4 Styling in React 5 Creating Complex Components 6 Transferring Properties 7 Meet JSX... Again! 8 Dealing with State in React 9 Going from Data to UI in React 10 Events in React 11 The Component Lifecycle 12 Accessing DOM Elements in React 13 Setting Up Your React Dev Environment 14 Working with External Data in React 15 Building an Awesome Todo List App in React 16 Creating a Sliding Menu in React 17 Avoiding Unnecessary Renders in React 18 Creating a Single-Page App in React Using React Router 19 Introduction to Redux 20 Using Redux with React

Pro React

Author: Cassio de Sousa Antonio
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484212608
Release Date: 2015-12-29
Genre: Computers

Pro React teaches you how to successfully structure increasingly complex front-end applications and interfaces. This book explores the React library in depth, as well as detailing additional tools and libraries in the React ecosystem, enabling you to create complete, complex applications. You will learn how to use React completely, and learn best practices for creating interfaces in a composable way. You will also cover additional tools and libraries in the React ecosystem (such as React Router and Flux architecture). Each topic is covered clearly and concisely and is packed with the details you need to learn to be truly effective. The most important features are given no-nonsense, in-depth treatment, and every chapter details common problems and how to avoid them. If you already have experience creating front-end apps using jQuery or perhaps other JavaScript frameworks, but need to solve the increasingly common problem of structuring complex front-end applications, then this book is for you. Start working with React like a pro - add Pro React to your library today.

Learning Web Development with React and Bootstrap

Author: Harmeet Singh
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786461513
Release Date: 2016-12-20
Genre: Computers

Build real-time responsive web apps using React and Bootstrap About This Book Showcase the power of React-Bootstrap through real-world examples Explore the benefits of integrating React with various frameworks and APIs See the benefits of using the latest frameworks to make your web development experience enchanting Who This Book Is For This book is for anybody who is interested in modern web development and has intermediate knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Basic knowledge of any JavaScript MVC framework would also be helpful. What You Will Learn See how to integrate Bootstrap with React Explore the Redux architecture and understand its benefits Build a custom responsive theme with React-Bootstrap components Easily interact with DOM on your web browser Appreciate the advantages of using JSX Get acquainted with the various routing methods in React Integrate external APIs into React In Detail Bootstrap is one of the most popular front-end frameworks, and integrating it with React allows web developers to write much cleaner code. This book will help you gain a thorough understanding of the Bootstrap framework and show you how to build impressive web apps. In this book, you will get an overview of the features of Bootstrap and ReactJS, along with the integration of React-Bootstrap components with ReactJS. You will understand the benefits of using JSX and the Redux architecture. The server-side rendering of React will also be shown. All the concepts are explained by developing real-world examples. By the end of this book, you will be equipped to create responsive web applications using Bootstrap style and React-Bootstrap components with ReactJS, and will have an insight into the best practices. Style and approach The mission is to help you make a live and fully-responsive web application using React-Bootstrap with hands-on examples and step-by-step instructions. This book is linear as well as progressive, so every chapter builds upon the knowledge gained in the last.

React Building Modern Web Applications

Author: Jonathan Hayward
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786462848
Release Date: 2016-06-10
Genre: Computers

Master the art of building dynamic, modern web applications with React About This Book Learn the hot new frontend web framework from Facebook – ReactJS, an easy way of developing the V in MVC and a better approach to software engineering in JavaScript A fast-paced guide to designing and building scalable and maintainable web apps with React.js Learn all the new ES6 features and be among the most prominent JavaScript developers who can write efficient JS programs as per the latest standards Master the art of building modern web applications using React Learn to build modern native iOS and Android applications using JavaScript and the incredible power of React Who This Book Is For This course is for web developers that want to unlock high performance dynamism in the applications that they create. If you want a comprehensive journey into one of the most important JavaScript frameworks around today, dive into this course. What You Will Learn Take control of the front end with reactive JavaScript programming Discover what ReactJS offers your development - before mastering it Create React elements with properties and children Use JSX to speed up your React development process Test your React components with the Jest test framework Learn the latest syntax of ES6 Execute ES6 in a non-supported ES6 environment Learn the principles of object-oriented programming Create a complete single-page application Use an application design plan to write smarter, more meaningful code Learn how to use animations to give extra style to your application Get to grips with the React Native environment Write your own custom native UI components Integrate native modules in Objective-C and Java that interact with JavaScript In Detail ReactJS has helped to transform the web as we know it. Designed by Facebook to help developers build rapid, responsive UI that can deal with data-intensive usage, it's an essential component in any web developer's skillset. This ReactJS course, in five connected modules, provides you with a fast, engaging and practical route into ReactJS—so you can build powerful, elegant, and modern web applications. Beginning with the Reactive Programming with JavaScript module, you will learn how to take advantage of a reactive and functional programming paradigm to rethink how you approach your JavaScript code. It's built to help you understand the concepts, relevant and applicable for any frontend developer. You'll then dive a little deeper into ReactJS. The second module gives you a rapid look through the fundamentals of ReactJS, showing you how to build a basic application and demonstrating how to implement the Flux architecture. In the third module you will get to grips with ES6—this will make you a more fluent JavaScript developer, giving you control over ReactJS. You can put your old JavaScript hacks aside and instead explore how to create ES6 custom iterators. In the final two modules you'll learn how to fully master ReactJS, exploring its wider ecosystem of tools that have helped to make it one of the most important tools in web development today. Ending with insights and guidance on React Native, the tool built for today's demand for native, intuitive user experiences and interfaces, with this course you can be confident in building dynamic and modern apps with React. Style and approach Consisting of five separate modules, journey from the fundamentals of reactive programming to the exciting possibilities of React Native. Each module builds on each other, helping you to incrementally develop your skills and knowledge.

Progressive Web Apps with React

Author: Scott Domes
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788296137
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Computers

Enhance the performance of your applications by using React and adding the Progressive web app capability to it About This Book Bring the best of mobile sites and native apps to your users with progressive web applications Create fast, reliable, and engaging PWAs with React and Firebase Create high-performance applications even with low connection speeds by leveraging modern web technologies Who This Book Is For This book is for Javascript Developers who want to develop high performance Web User Interfaces. This book requires basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. What You Will Learn Set up Webpack configuration, as well as get the development server running Learn basic Firebase configuration and deployment Create routes, manage multiple components, and learn how to use React Router v4 to manage the flow of data Use React life cycle methods to load data Add a service worker to the app and learn how it works Use a service worker to send Push Notifications Configure Webpack to split up the JavaScript bundle and lazy load component files Learn how to use the web Cache API to use your app offline Audit PWAs with Google's Lighthouse tool In Detail For years, the speed and power of web apps has lagged behind native applications. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) aim to solve this by bridging the gap between the web apps and native apps, delivering a host of exciting features. Simultaneously, React is fast becoming the go-to solution for building modern web UIs, combining ease of development with performance and capability. Using React alongside PWA technology will make it easy for you to build a fast, beautiful, and functional web app. After an introduction and brief overview of the goals of PWAs, the book moves on to setting up the application structure. From there, it covers the Webpack build process and the process of creating React components. You'll learn how to set up the backend database and authentication solution to communicate with Firebase and how to work with React Router. Next, you will create and configure your web app manifest, making your PWA installable on mobile devices. Then you'll get introduced to service workers and see how they work as we configure the app to send push notifications using Firebase Cloud Messaging. We'll also explore the App Shell pattern, a key concept in PWAs and look at its advantages regarding efficient performance. Finally, you'll learn how to add offline capabilities to the app with caching and confirm your progress by auditing your PWA with Lighthouse. Also, you'll discover helper libraries and shortcuts that will help you save time and understand the future of PWA development. Style and approach This is a step-by-step book, wherein, you will use the React framework to create a complete progressive web app.

Learning React

Author: Kirupa Chinnathambi
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780134546537
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Computers

Learning React A hands-on guide to building maintainable, high-performing web application user interfaces using the React JavaScript library As far as new web frameworks and libraries go, React is quite the runaway success. It not only deals with the most common problems developers face when building complex apps, it throws in a few additional tricks that make building the visuals for such apps much, much easier. What React isn’t, though, is beginner-friendly and approachable. Until now. In Learning React, author Kirupa Chinnathambi brings his fresh, clear, and very personable writing style to help you understand the fundamentals of React and how to use it to build really performant (and awesome) apps. Build your first React app Create components to define parts of your UI Combine components into other components to build more complex UIs Use JSX to specify visuals without writing full-fledged JavaScript Deal with maintaining state Work with React’s way of styling content Make sense of the mysterious component lifecycle Build multi-page apps using routing and views Optimize your React workflow using tools such as Node, Babel, webpack, and others Contents at a Glance Chapter 1 Introducing React Chapter 2 Building Your First React App Chapter 3 Components in React Chapter 4 Styling in React Chapter 5 Creating Complex Components Chapter 6 Transferring Properties (Props) Chapter 7 Meet JSX–Again! Chapter 8 Dealing with State Chapter 9 Going from Data to UI Chapter 10 Working with Events Chapter 11 The Component Lifecycle Chapter 12 Accessing DOM Elements Chapter 13 Creating a Single-Page App Using React Router Chapter 14 Building a Todo List App Chapter 15 Setting Up Your React Development Environment Chapter 16 The End Chapter 17 (Web Edition) Working With External Data Chapter 18 (Web Edition) Creating a Sliding Menu Using React Motion Register your book at informit.com/register for free access to the Web Edition and two exclusive bonus chapters.

Mastering React

Author: Adam Horton
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785281358
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre: Computers

Master the art of building modern web applications using React About This Book Write a complete application in React using an array of supporting libraries, both specifically React-related and general purpose Understand what makes React stand apart from the vast majority of JS frameworks available through detailed explanations and concise examples Explore the React ecosystem and how to integrate React with other modern web technologies Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for web developers possessing strong core JavaScript fundamentals who are also interested in learning what React brings to the architectural table. Previous experience with React or other web frameworks isn't required, but may help. What You Will Learn Understand the React component lifecycle and core concepts such as props and states Craft forms and implement form validation patterns using React Explore the anatomy of a modern single-page web application Develop an approach for choosing and combining web technologies without being paralyzed by the options available Create a complete single-page application Start coding with a plan using an application design process Add to your arsenal of prototyping techniques and tools Make your React application feel great using animations In Detail React stands out in the web framework crowd through its approach to composition. This approach yields blazingly fast rendering capabilities. This book will help you understand what makes React special. It starts with the fundamentals and uses a pragmatic approach, focusing on clear development goals. You'll learn how to combine many web technologies surrounding React into a complete set for constructing a modern web application. With this text, you'll blitz the basics then swiftly move on to advanced topics such as form validation and complete application construction. You'll also explore several design activities which will help you develop your web applications with a thoughtful plan. Finally, you'll learn several methods for implementing slick animations using React. Style and approach This is a comprehensive, hands-on guide that helps you get a solid understanding of the ins and outs of React development. For application development, you will get a high view of the anatomy where you will zoom into each part and make decisions by moving through the application's anatomy; selecting a solution that fits the problem and lines up with your goals.