Learn React

In this React course, you’ll build powerful interactive applications with one of the most popular JavaScript libraries.

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    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    13 hours
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  • Prerequisites

    2 courses
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn React:
    • Learn HTML
    • Learn JavaScript

About this course

React (sometimes spelled React.js or ReactJS) is one of the most popular JavaScript libraries to develop powerful, interactive web applications. You’ll learn how to start with React and build up to dynamic user interfaces. You’ll work with React specific concepts like: JSX, components, state, props, hooks, and more. Take this course to gain an edge as a front-end or full-stack web developer.

Skills you'll gain

  • Understand key React concepts

  • Use JSX, props, state, and more

  • Work in React’s modular style


11 lessons • 7 projects • 7 quizzes
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Meet the creator of the course
Jiwon Shin
Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy
Jiwon is a Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy. She has created courses across the web development catalog on languages such as JavaScript, PHP, and CSS, frameworks like React and Node.js, and the Front-End Engineer Career Path. She also created courses on p5.js, build tools, and Intro to UI and UX Design.

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  • This is certainly one of the best React courses out here, I tried learning t react some time ago, but I got confused and took a step back, I recently decided to give it another chance, so I looked up a crash course on YouTube, the terms were confusing, I then made a random google search for React Courses, I'm happy I found this because everything seems so easy to understand here!
    Pwaveino C.
    Verified Learner
  • Very good course for beginners with no knowledge of REACT. They will start with scratch then slowly they will teach you everything and make you confident in REACT.
    Amit S.
    Verified Learner
  • Overall, the course was really good than what I have expected. The interactive playgrounds made the course really fun. It was my first time learning react, and now I have a solid understanding of React.
    Neeraj G.
    Verified Learner

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Frequently asked questions about React

  • React is a JavaScript library used to build websites and web applications. Facebook created it in 2013, and today, it’s one of the most popular web development libraries in the world, used by companies like Meta, Netflix, Uber, Yahoo, and more.

What Is React?

Stephan Miller
Sep 13, 2021

React has solidified its position as the go-to JavaScript front-end framework in the current tech landscape. It’s fascinating to see how it’s seamlessly woven itself into the development practices of well-established corporations and budding startups alike.

Originally unveiled by Facebook in 2013, React has since evolved into a cornerstone technology, forming the backbone of numerous applications, including those powering the very platform it originated from. If you’re new to React, this article will help introduce you to the basics. Whether you’re curious about the fundamental concepts or eager to dive straight into hands-on learning, our Learn React course provides an immersive and practical experience.

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