Skill Path

Create a Front-End App with React

Learn to build front-end web apps with JavaScript and React.

Includes JavaScript, React, HTTP, Web Apps, Front-End Development, Web Framework, and more.

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  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    36 hours
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Create a Front-End App with React:
    • Basic HTML

About this skill path

Front-end skills are in high demand, and plenty of people know HTML and CSS. Set yourself apart by building a foundation in JavaScript. Then, you’ll create interactive applications with React—the library that powers Facebook and Netflix.

Skills you'll gain

  • Build interactive web apps
  • Understand the React library
  • Use and call APIs


9 units • 24 lessons • 25 projects • 17 quizzes
  • 1

    Introduction to JavaScript and Building Apps

    Learn the fundamentals of JavaScript and set up your computer for web app development.

  • 2

    JavaScript Functions, Arrays, and Loops

    Learn common programming tools in JavaScript such as conditionals and control flow, functions, arrays, and loops.

  • 3

    JavaScript Iterators, Objects, and Classes

    Learn to use higher-order functions, array methods, objects, and classes in JavaScript.

  • 4

    Modern JavaScript: Modules and Browser Compatibility

    Learn JavaScript’s module syntax to write more reusable code, and learn how to manage modern ES6+ JavaScript to work with all browsers.

  • 5

    Introduction to React

    Learn JSX, build your first React Components, and start the Ravenous Project.

  • 6

    React: Components Interacting

    Create nested components and complete part two of the Ravenous project.

  • 7

    React: Component State

    Manage component data with React state, and manage multi-component apps using stateless and stateful components.

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