Getting started with React

20 December 2017

I’ve ventured into the world of Javascript frameworks a few times now. I created a fairly large Backbone app, and played around with Vue.js, but that was a while ago.

As someone who’s mostly a back-end developer, observing from the sidelines, it always seemed like the JS world moved pretty quickly. However, now it seems like people are fairly settled on React — so it felt like a good time to learn.

There’s a lot of material out there, some of which I’ve found more useful than others, and so I thought it’d be useful to list the bits that have helped me the most: