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Introduction to ReactJS


Learn why developers love ReactJS, an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces, in this introductory course.

About this course

ReactJS is the latest JavaScript framework to capture the hearts and attention of the frontend developer community.

Developers love ReactJS because it highly performant and renders changes almost instantly. The best part about ReactJS is that it is a relatively small framework and does not take too much time to learn!

Starting with the basics of JSX syntax, this course will teach you how to model UI components using React Components. By the end you should be able to manage the state and life cycle of React Components and use them to dynamically generate lists and forms.

What you'll learn

  • How to use the JSX syntax to create React Elements
  • How to build React applications using React Components
  • How to manage the state and lifecycle methods of React Components
  • How to build lists and forms using React Components

Course Syllabus

Module 1: JSX and React Components
This module will cover the JSX syntax and how it is used to create React Elements. In addition, this module will cover how to create Functional Components and how to break down an application into React Components using composition.
Module 2: State, Life Cycle, and Events
This module will cover how to add state and life cycle methods to Class Components. In addition, this module will cover how to add event handlers that modify component state.
Module 3: Lists and Forms
This module will cover how to create React Components that can dynamically generate lists based on their properties. In addition, this module will cover how to create Controlled Components that connect form input data back to the component state.

Prerequisites

Solid foundation on JavaScript And HTML

Meet the instructors

Benjamin Lin

Benjamin Lin

Content Developer
Microsoft

Benjamin Lin is a Content Developer at Microsoft Learning with a focus on JavaScript and full-stack web technologies.

He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Cal Poly SLO.

  1. Course Number

    DEV281x
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  3. Classes End

  4. Estimated Effort

    Total 9 to 12 hours
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