Building Web Applications with React and Redux

Course 2322

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced
Get This Course $2,990
  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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  • Nov 29 - Dec 2 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST
    Bellevue or Virtual
  • Feb 14 - 17 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    New York or Virtual
  • Mar 14 - 17 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Toronto or Virtual
  • Apr 18 - 21 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • May 30 - Jun 2 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PDT
    Bellevue or Virtual
  • Aug 15 - 18 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    New York or Virtual
  • Sep 12 - 15 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Toronto or Virtual

React 16 is an open-source JavaScript library from Facebook used for building HTML5 web applications. In this training course, you learn how to develop a complete application using React 16 by building high-performance User Interfaces (UIs) with classes and JSX components and creating Redux applications, which provide complementary architectural patterns to construct client-side application functionality.

Building Web Applications Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Building Web Applications Course Information

Building Web Applications Course Benefits

  • Create an isomorphic web application using Facebook React and Redux
  • Compose a UI using React JavaScript and JSX components
  • Integrate React forms with Ajax and back-end REST services
  • Apply the Container/Presentational architecture to create applications
  • Integrate a variety of React extensions to create a modern application
  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Building Web Applications Course Prerequisites

Students should have experience developing web pages with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

Building Web Applications Instructor-Led Training Outline

  • Features of React and Redux
  • Why the Virtual DOM makes React run fast
  • Configuring the development and build environment
  • Incorporating third-party components
Displaying React content
  • Employing React.createElement() and React.DOM.render()
  • Support well-designed components by leveraging imports
  • Dynamically generating the UI
Leveraging JSX for UI design
  • Coding custom component classes
  • Generating component output with the render method
  • Composing a JSX component hierarchy
  • Extending the hierarchy with the Container/Presentational design pattern
  • Understanding the differences between JSX and HTML

Parameterizing components

  • Disambiguating component properties and state
  • Leveraging the children props to pass content dynamically
  • Inserting properties into rendered output with this.props
  • Improving maintainability and reliability with defaultProps and proptTypes
  • Centralizing logic at the container level by passing functions as props
  • Integrating stateless functional components

Manipulating component state

  • Separating component state from component behavior
  • Reading application data with this.state
  • Mutating data with this.setState()
  • Efficiently managing state to improve performance
  • Best practices for sharing state with createContext

Integrating into the component life cycle

  • Attaching and detaching logic and event handlers in componentDidMount and componentWillUnmount
  • Enhancing performance with componentShouldUpdate

Routing between components

  • Exploiting the react-router for semantic URLs
  • Mapping URL paths and parameters to components
Manipulating form input components
  • Working with interactive properties
  • Capturing form component updates with onChange
  • Exploiting controlled components
Implementing two-way binding
  • Applying the onChange / setState() convention
  • Reducing onChange clutter for clearner code
Modeling client-side data interactivity
  • Architecting loosely-coupled applications for extensibility
  • Managing state centrally
  • Interacting with data using actions, reducers, and stores
  • Defining reducers to correctly manage updates, deletes, and inserts
Coding a Redux application
  • Best practices when implementing Redux
  • Creating a Redux data store
  • Using the React-Redux Higher-Order Components
  • Sharing state between containers and presentational components
  • Integrating multiple stores/reducers in large applications to avoid complexity
  • Reviewing alternatives: Mbox, alt, Relay, Flux, and Reflux
Connecting React to RESTful services
  • Making Ajax calls from React using thunk and promises
  • Integrating isomorphic-fetch to support client and server-side access
  • Mapping CRUD access to REST actions
  • Reviewing alternatives
Developer tools
  • Inspecting React components with browser extensions
  • Identifying and debugging rendering errors
Unit testing
  • Running tests with Jest
  • Isolating code under test with Enzyme
Performance testing
  • Establishing a baseline
  • Analyzing performance with Flamegraphs
  • Optimizing component reconciliation with key
  • Optimizing runtime performance with shouldComponentUpdate
  • Extending your components with Higher Order Components

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