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Building a full stack application from scratch with React

Note: This article is a clone of another one written for Angular.

In this tutorial we’re going to build a simple single-page application with React (v16 and above). This is intended for developers unfamiliar with the new framework or having some experience with React. First of all, I got Visual Studio Code installed on my machine and it’s running on Linux. I chose VS Code because we’ll be working with JavaScript and JSX and it has great support for those, but you can code in your favourite IDE as well. The code project for this article was generated with create-react-app, a scaffolding tool for React. You’ll also need to have Git, Node.js and npm installed.

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