React - a pragmatic introduction - Workshop Kraków!

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7 Olszańska

31-513 Kraków


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React - a pragmatic introduction

If you have never used React before or if you are getting confused by how single page application works, this is the workshop for you. We will dive into techniques for building reusable, maintainable components and how you can use the features React provides to make your application scalable. You will leave with a working understanding of how to use React in your own applications.


  • You need to be familiar with JavaScript on the intermediate level.

  • Knowledge of the new features introduced in the ES2015

  • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS


  • You will understand what React is and how it works.

  • You will be able to create a complete real world web application - learning the discussed tools and implementation techniques in React + Redux.



  • Introduction:

    • Why React?

    • DOM and Virtual DOM introduction

    • Let’s meet our friends - Webpack/Babel

    • Setup development environment

    • Exercise 1

  • First Component:

    • A gentle introduction to JSX

    • Two flavors of components

    • State, Props, data flow

    • Lifecycle hooks

    • Lift state up

    • Component styling

    • Exercise 2

  • First application:

    • Handle user input - forms

    • Sending request to the server

    • Receiving data from the server

    • Application Routing

    • Testing our components

    • Exercise 3


  • Intro to Redux

    • What is Redux?

    • How Redux solve our problem with long prop-passing chains

    • Smart vs dumb components

    • Exercise 1

  • Key Redux components

    • Reducer

    • Action

    • Selectors

    • Exercise 2

  • Async actions

    • Thunks

    • Sagas

    • Exercise 3

  • Extend our application

    • Move side effects outside components

    • Move state to the store

    • Testing the business logic

    • Exercise 4


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We provide a delicious complimentary meal, coffee, and snacks.

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