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Introduction to ReactJS

Microsoft via edX

Overview

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.

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.

Taught by

Benjamin Lin

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Reviews

2.3 rating, based on 3 reviews

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    Pedro Santana

    Pedro Santana completed this course, spending 15 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    If you're starting to learn ReactJS this course is great. I do think it deserves 3 stars out of 5 . But decided to give 4 because the other reviews, kind of missed the point I'll touch on that on the end. If you've recently started trying to learn React...
  • Ben Tahar completed this course.

    This is just a tutorial. There are more appropriate places for similar tutorials.
    I don't understand Microsoft's philosophy behind spamming edx with this kind of material. Compared to most other MOOCs this one appears extremely amateurish.

    Anyway if you're totally new to Javascript frameworks or specifically React then take this one, it will introduce you to the necessary.
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    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    lectures representation is awful and it does not look up to date to me.
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