Reed Barger

@reedbarger

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Joined April 9th, 2021

React developer who loves to make incredible apps. Showing you how at ReactBootcamp.com

Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

React for Beginners: The Complete Guide for 2021

Welcome to the React for Beginners guide. It's designed to teach you all the core React concepts that you need to know to start building React applications in 2021. I created this resource t...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

What Is "Lifting State Up" in React?

Here is a simple, practical example of what the React concept of "lifting state up" is and how it can help you in building your applications. Lifting state up is a common pattern t...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

5 Ways to Fetch Data in React from a GraphQL API

Let's go through the five best ways that you can fetch data with React from a GraphQL API. While there are a couple of popular libraries which are made to interact with GraphQL APIs from a R...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How to Auto-Deploy Your React Apps with Cloudflare Pages

In this article, I'm going to show you how to very quickly deploy any React application with the help of Cloudflare pages. You'll see how to not only build and deploy your app within minutes...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How (and Why) You Should Post on DevDojo Today

Today I want to share a great new developer community that you can use to share your blog posts and knowledge that you want to make available to others. This community is called DevDojo. I w...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

The React Router Cheatsheet: Everything You Should Know

If you're building React applications for the web, you're going to need to use a dedicated router to display pages and navigate your user around them. That's why today we're going to go over...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

5 Things Every React Developer Should Know About State

One of the most important concepts for every React developer is state--what it is, how to properly use it, and to avoid common pitfalls as your build your applications. Let's cover five of t...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

5 Key Lessons React Tutorials Don't Teach

There are many essential concepts and lessons that React developers need to know that simply aren't covered in most tutorials. I have handpicked the topics I believe are some of the most imp...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

Is React a Library or a Framework? Why It Matters

Developers have spent a great deal of time what React is, but have left out why this topic matters so greatly for anyone who builds React applications. The answer to this question is essenti...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

The React Tutorial for 2021: A Complete Guide

Welcome to a tutorial made to help you become effective with React as quickly as possible as you build a complete application along the way. As compared to many tutorials you might have gone...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How to Fetch Data in React: Cheatsheet + Examples

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. There are many ways to fetch data from an external API in React, but which one should you be using for your applications in 2021? In this t...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How To Build a React Project with Create React App in 10 Steps

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. The package Create React App makes creating and developing React apps a breeze. It is one of the easiest ways to spin up a new React projec...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

The React Roadmap 🏁 10 Steps to Become a React Developer in 2021

Learning how to become a confident React developer takes hard work, but not knowing the right way to become one can make it much harder. Learning React doesn't have to be a chore. Let's brea...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How To Learn React in 2021: The 7 Skills You Need To Know

You want to learn Reactβ€”the most in-demand JavaScript library in the world. But what steps do you need to take to get there? Let's walk through the seven skills you should learn to become a...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

The React Cheatsheet for 2021‬ πŸ“„ (+ Real-World Examples)

I have put together a comprehensive visual cheatsheet to help you master all the major concepts and features of the React library in 2021. I created this cheatsheet to help you optimize your...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

5 React Shortcuts That Will Instantly Boost Your Productivity

To become a better React developer, you don't always have to learn an entirely new, challenging skill. You can instantly improve your React code in a few minutes by using the powerful featur...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

7 React Projects You Should Build in 2021

React is a JavaScript library that is ideal for creating impressive apps. There are countless projects that you can make with React, but here are seven that are on my list to build in 2021....
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

The 7 JavaScript Skills You Need For React (+ Practical Examples)

One of the most important things to understand about React is that it is fundamentally JavaScript. This means that the better you are at JavaScript, the more successful you will be with Reac...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

React Props Cheatsheet: 10 Patterns You Should Know

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. Props are a powerful tool to use in React, but how do you use them effectively to write robust, reliable React components and applications?...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How to Create React Hooks: A Step-by-Step Guide

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. Custom React hooks are an essential tool to add special, unique functionality to your React applications. In many cases, if you want to add...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How to Animate Your React Apps with Lottie

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. Animations can make for a more engaging user experience in our React apps. To make good looking animations, however, can be a great deal of...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How To Build a YouTube Clone with React

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. In this tutorial, you will get an in-depth overview of how you can build a complete YouTube clone using React in 10 steps. I will lay out h...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

7 Ways to Write Cleaner React Code Today

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. As React developers, we all want to write cleaner code that is simpler and easier to read. In this guide, I've put together seven of the to...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

How to Create Your First React Hook from Start to Finish

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. You can use custom React hooks to solve many different real-world problems in your React projects. As a result, learning how to make React...
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Reed Barger Β· 1 year ago

5 React Libraries You Should Be Using in 2021

πŸ“£ This post originally appeared on ReedBarger.com. Let's take a look at five React libraries that serve as a great addition to any React project you're looking to build in 2021 and beyond. T...
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