Thinking in React

React Fundamentals with Hooks

This is a public remote workshop

1 Day Event: Jul 08, 2024
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, US Pacific Time

Workshop Overview & Topics

This workshop is for beginners and more experienced React developers alike. Since we cover the mechanics of React in great detail, we find it works really well for beginners who need React to feel less perplexing. We also find that those with up to about 18 months of experience often comment they learned a lot about parts of React they never understood.


Attendees will receive an email with their Zoom URL and instructions workshop code about one week prior to the event. There's plenty of instructions for installing the code even if you're new to Node and NPM. This is just a high-level overview of the many topics we'll cover in the event including pre-requisites:


Please ensure you have a good working knowledge of these prerequisites:

  • Basic JS Knowledge
  • Basic DOM Knowledge
  • Basic HTML Knowledge
Topics for this workshop
  • "Thinking" in React
  • Declarative vs Imperative React
  • Correct React Terminology
  • Code Abstraction with Hooks
  • Deep understanding of JSX
  • React Hooks vs Custom Hooks
  • Local State Management
  • React's Unidirectional Data Flow
  • Controlled vs Uncontrolled
  • Client Side Routing
  • Data Fetching Basics
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Renee Lung@renee_lung
Thanks @bradwestfall and @ReactTraining for a siiiiickk workshop! I think maybe the best part is like how much Brad just looooooooves React hahaha
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Ekrem Büyükkaya@ekrembk
Just got out of 7-hour-long "Advanced React Patterns" workshop by @ReactTraining / @bradwestfall and it was amazing! I've been using React almost every day for years and I've learned many things. Both things I've overlooked and things I thought I knew. Highly recommended.
Thanks again @mjackson for running another great @ReactTraining session here at @Yello! #reactjs #chicago

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Not Good At JavaScript?

That's okay, as long as attendees can program in any language, they should be fine in the workshop. Having some JS and DOM experience will help attendees a lot though. We have a JavaScript Primer article that helps attendees get caught up on modern JS syntax. We always do our best to pace the workshop for the most average needs of the group and that often means we teach JavaScript while we teach React.

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TypeScript or JavaScript?

While this workshop isn't about TypeScript specifically, we do have our material in TypeScript because it has become immensely popular to use and most of our clients ask for it. If attendees don't do TS, don't worry we'll teach the very basics as we go and it's not a distraction from React.

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⭐️ Please Note that this workshop is roughly based on the first day of our two-day workshop that we normally do for corporations. To really learn React well enough to be efficient with it, we recommend you also take React App Development which is roughly based on the second day of that corporate workshop.

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