React 16 Essentials - Second Edition

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  • 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

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.

  • 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
Page Count 240
Course Length 7 hours 12 minutes
ISBN 9781787126046
Date Of Publication 30 Nov 2017


Artemij Fedosejev

Artemij Fedosejev is a technical lead living in London, United Kingdom. He is a self-taught web developer who has been a web developer since the early 2000s. Artemij earned his BSc in computer science from University College Cork, Ireland. He participated in the IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme, where he built and launched a website that received the Most Innovative Project award. Artemij has played a key role in creating frontend architecture using React.js and Flux for various websites. Artemij created a number of open source projects, including Snapkite Engine, Snapkite Stream Client, and other projects.

Adam Boduch

Adam Boduch has been involved with large-scale JavaScript development for nearly 10 years. Before moving to the frontend, he worked on several large-scale cloud computing products using Python and Linux. No stranger to complexity, Adam has practical experience with real-world software systems and the scaling challenges they pose. He is the author of several JavaScript books, including React and React Native, by Packt Publishing and is passionate about innovative user experiences and high performance.

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