Intro to React

Feb 5, 2022 · Philadelphia, United States of America

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Class fee is $40 (or free with GDI Membership)

React.js is one of the most popular front end frameworks. Companies like Facebook, Netflix, and Eventbrite are using it to power blazing-fast web apps that make interacting with users faster than ever before. This introductory class will introduce you to the basic concepts you need to understand to work with React.js.

Dates and times subject to change
DATE: Wednesday, February 2
TIME: 7:00p - 9:00p ET


You'll learn why React is so powerful as a framework, work through exercises to learn the basics, and build an Instagram-like project from scratch. By the end, you will be comfortable with concepts such as React components, JSX, props, state, and basic React hooks, including the React Context API.


Basic familiarity with ES 6 - one of the more recent versions of Javascript.
Basic familiarity of HTML & CSS
Basic familiarity of Github (specifically, only need to know how to clone down a repository

Class Cost: $40

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