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React JS Training Course

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On-Demand Training with Personal Facilitation

ReactJS Web Application Development

Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom, remote-live or via on-demand training.


Face-to-face or remote-live: CDN$2,775

On-demand: CDN$1,975

Discounts: We offer multiple discount options. Click here for more informaiton.


Face-to-face or remote-live: 4 Days

On-demand: Approximately 28 hours of coursework with personal facilitation, to be completed in a four week span.


Face-to-face: Click here to view our schedules and register for in-person sessions.

Remote-live: Click here to register for live remote class sessions within a date range of your choosing.

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Students Will Learn

  • Rendering React Components
  • Styling Components with CSS and Bootstrap
  • Using Create React App
  • Fetching External Data with Fetch API
  • Leveraging JSX for UI Design
  • Creating Functional and Class-based Components
  • Working with Forms
  • Using React Hooks
  • Single Page Applications with React Router
  • Validating Props with PropTypes
  • Using Lifecycle Methods
  • Maintaining Component and Global State
  • Registering Event Handlers
  • Animating React Components

Course Description

React (a.k.a. ReactJS or React.js) is a JavaScript library for developing user interfaces. This hands-on React JS training course introduces students to the React JavaScript library and covers essentials such as using Create React App, defining components, writing and styling JSX elements, passing props, using state and registering event handlers. Students will also learn how to use React Hooks, the Context API, Lifecycle Methods and how to implement global state using the Redux JavaScript library.

Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning React JS programming and develop real competency.

Course Prerequisites

Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript equivalent to attending the Website Development with HTML5, CSS and Bootstrap and JavaScript Programming courses.

Course Overview

React Fundamentals
  • Overview of React
  • Components
  • React Tree Reconciliation
  • Uni-directional Data Flow
  • React and ReactDOM
React Development Environment
  • Environment Setup
    • NodeJS
    • VS Code
    • VS Code Extensions for React
    • Installing React
    • Create React App
  • Overview of Babel and Webpack
  • Using Create React App
ES6 Features in React
  • ES Modules
  • Declaring variables with let and const
  • Arrow functions
  • Template Literals
  • Rest Parameters and Spread Operator
  • Array/Object Destructuring
  • ES6 Classes
  • Callbacks
  • Promises
  • Async/Await
  • Role of JSX
  • Rendering JSX Elements
  • Writing JSX Expressions
  • Comments in JSX
  • React Fragments
Responding to User Events
  • Defining Event Handlers
  • Issues with Events
  • Meaning of this
  • SyntheticEvent
  • Accessing Event Properties
  • Event Pooling
Working with Forms
  • Using Interactive Properties
    • value
    • defaultValue
    • checked
    • selected
  • Controlled inputs
  • Uncontrolled inputs
  • Capturing Component Updates with onChange
  • Intercepting Form Submission
Styling JSX
  • How to style JSX Elements
  • Applying CSS Classes to JSX
  • Defining Style Objects
  • Styling with Bootstrap and other CSS Frameworks
  • Animating React Components
Working with State
  • What is State?
  • Setting Initial State
  • Mutating State with setState()
  • Problems with State
Fetching External Data
  • Using the Fetch API
  • Async/Await
  • Using Promises
  • Communicating with External APIs
  • Using axios for fetching data
Defining Components
  • What are Components?
  • Presentational vs Container Components
  • Rules for Defining Components
  • Creating Functional Components
  • Limitations of Functional Components
  • Creating Class-based Components
  • Defining a constructor() Method
Lifecycle Methods
  • What are Lifecycle Methods?
  • Mounting
    • constructor
    • componentWillMount
    • render
    • componentDidMount
  • Rendering
    • componentWillReceiveProps
    • shouldComponentUpdate
    • componentWillUpdate
    • render
    • componentDidUpdate
  • Unmounting
    • componentWillUnmount
  • Dealing with State and Prop Changes
  • Error Handling
    • componentDidCatch
Using React Router
  • Creating Single Page Applications in React
  • What is React Router?
  • Fundamentals of React Router
  • Defining Routers
  • Route and Switch components
  • React-router objects
    • Match
    • History
    • Location
  • Authenticating Routes
  • Route Parameters
Using the Context API
  • Why use Context?
  • Creating a Context Object
  • Defining Providers and Consumers
  • Using the Render props pattern
Using React Hooks
  • What are Hooks?
  • Adding state to functional components with useState
  • useEffect
  • useContext
  • useReducer
Passing Data with Props
  • What are Props?
  • Passing Props to Components
  • Receiving Props
  • Handling Children
  • Validating props with PropTypes
    • Data Type Validation
    • Making Properties Required
  • "Prop drilling" Explained
  • Simplifying Prop drilling with the spread operator
  • Communicating with Parent Components
Deploying a React Application
  • Using npm run build
  • Using npm run deploy
  • Configuring Client-side Routing
  • Deploying to GitHub Pages

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Course Benefits

  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive for examples and lab work
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees

Course Schedule

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