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Best React Books

Dive into the world of React development with these top-rated books. Featured on numerous tech and developer sites for their excellence in guiding readers from beginner to advanced levels.

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The Road to learn React
Your journey to master plain yet pragmatic React.js
Robin Wieruch - 2017-11-15
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Learn how to master React with this practical guidebook that takes you on a journey to build an attractive app. You'll develop a Hacker News React app while learning ES6 and all the key fundamentals and advanced concepts of React, including internal state management. This book weaves together the common sense of existing roadmaps, making it an essential resource for anyone looking to elevate their React skills.
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Learning React
Modern Patterns for Developing React Apps
Alex Banks - 2017-06-13
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Learn how to build efficient React applications with this updated guide. Ideal for developers who understand JavaScript, CSS, and HTML, the authors provide best practices and patterns for writing modern React code. Discover how to create change displaying UIs on large-scale websites, work with functional programming and ECMAScript features, and incorporate React Hooks for state management. Master React and improve your organization's application development capabilities.
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Learning React
A Hands-On Guide to Building Web Applications Using React and Redux (2nd Edition)
Kirupa Chinnathambi - 2018-04-26
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Learn how to build web applications using the popular React and Redux libraries with "Learning React" by Kirupa Chinnathambi. This hands-on guide is perfect for web developers new to React who want to understand its fundamentals and use it to create performant, awesome apps. With practical step-by-step examples and colorful illustrations, you'll learn how to build your first React app in minutes, create components, work with state, optimize your workflow, and much more. "Learning React" is the only book on the market to help beginners get started with React quickly and easily.
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Learning React Native
Building Native Mobile Apps with JavaScript
Bonnie Eisenman - 2016-02-02
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Learn how to build fully-featured mobile apps that render natively with this practical guide to React Native. You'll discover how to target iOS and Android platforms, style interfaces, use mobile components, and debug and deploy apps. With step-by-step instructions and code examples, this book is perfect for web developers and frontend engineers familiar with React who want to extend their skills to mobile development. Uncover best practices, common pitfalls, and how to overcome them, as well as how to handle state management in large apps with the Redux library.
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Up & Running
Stoyan Stefanov - 2015-01-01
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Discover how to use React, the new open-source technology from Facebook, with "React: Up and Running". Learn how to build components, the building blocks of your apps, and organize them into large-scale applications. This book also covers unit testing and optimizing performance, with a focus on your application's data. No prior knowledge necessary.
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React.js Essentials
A fast-paced guide to designing and building scalable and maintainable web apps with React.js
Artemij Fedosejev - 2015-08-27
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Learn how to build scalable web applications with React.js in this fast-paced guide. Discover how to create reusable components, build ready-to-deploy applications, and integrate with other JavaScript libraries. Ideal for front-end developers with knowledge of jQuery, Angular.JS, and Backbone.JS, this book will help you take on the challenge of building maintainable and performant user interfaces. With a step-by-step, hands-on approach and ample coding examples, you'll be able to learn React.js efficiently and effectively.
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Fullstack React
The Complete Guide to ReactJS and Friends
Anthony Accomazzo - 2017-01-01
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Master React in less time and without the frustration with this complete guide to React and the React ecosystem. Everything you need to get started quickly, including the right tools, best practices, and up-to-date information, is all in one place. You'll learn from both simple and complex examples so you can build well-tested, optimized apps professionally. Stop wasting time searching through unreliable Google results and get started today. Buy now at [website].
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React Quickly
Painless web apps with React, JSX, Redux, and GraphQL
Azat Mardan - 2017-09-28
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Learn to build reusable UI components with React, the JavaScript library designed to focus solely on the user interface. This hands-on book is perfect for anyone looking to learn React.js quickly, using lots of examples and tutorials. Follow along as you explore the basics of React, including JSX and handling states and events, before diving into core topics like components, forms, and data. React Quickly is well-supported, emerging from Instagram and now used by Facebook, Asana, Khan Academy, and more. With this book, you'll be building performant SPA applications quickly and efficiently.
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Beginning React
Greg Lim - 2017-11-18
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Learn how to efficiently build web user interfaces using React, a leading framework developed by Facebook. This practical guide takes you on a fun and hands-on journey to mastering React from a web development perspective. You'll be able to build React apps within minutes thanks to the bite-sized and straight-to-the-point sections that focus only on what you need to know. You don't need any prior React experience, just basic familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and object-oriented programming. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to develop a real-life app.
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React Explained
Your Step-by-Step Guide to React (2020 Edition)
Zac Gordon - 2019-03-05
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Learn how to use React, the popular Javascript framework used by developers for WordPress, Drupal, Magento, and more. In React Explained, Zac Gordon presents up-to-date and easy-to-follow instructions with visuals and step-by-step exercises. Master React by building a complete React application and gain skills that apply to web, native, and Virtual Reality environments. You'll also find helpful developer tools, a high-level overview of React, and explanations of elements, components, JSX, props, state, and the component lifecycle. Zac Gordon is a professional educator with extensive teaching experience and currently focuses on JavaScript development with WordPress.
React and React Native by Adam Boduch
React Cookbook by Carlos Santana Roldan
Mastering React by Adam Horton
Pro React 16 by Adam Freeman
React Design Patterns and Best Practices by Michele Bertoli
JavaScript Everywhere by Adam D. Scott
Learn React Hooks by Daniel Bugl
React Design Patterns and Best Practices by Carlos Santana Roldan
React in Action by Mark Tielens Thomas
React Native in Action by Nader Dabit
Getting Started with React by Doel Sengupta
Full-Stack React Projects by Shama Hoque
SurviveJS - Webpack and React by Juho Vepsäläinen
ReactJS by Example - Building Modern Web Applications with React by Vipul A M
React and React Native by Adam Boduch
React by Emilio Rodriguez Martinez
Fullstack React Native by Devin Abbott
React Cookbook by David Griffiths, Dawn Griffiths
Learn React with TypeScript 3 by Carl Rippon
React Native Cookbook by Stan Bershadskiy, Crysfel Villa
Pro React by Cassio de Sousa Antonio
Beginning React by Andrea Chiarelli
React Projects by Roy Derks
Hands-On Design Patterns with React Native by Mateusz Grzesiukiewicz
Full-Stack React Projects by Shama Hoque