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Intro to React (6-Class Series)

FrontEnd Classes

June 6, 2022, 7:00 PM UTC – June 23, 2022, 9:00 PM UTC


About this event

React is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks. Companies such as Facebook, Netflix, AirBnB, and Eventbrite are using it to power web applications that make interacting with users faster than ever before. This introductory series will introduce you to the basic concepts you need to understand to work with React.

You'll learn why React is so powerful as a framework; work through exercises to learn the basics; write code that takes advantage of the new ES6 language features, and build an Instagram-like application project from scratch! By the end, you will understand what single-page applications (SPAs) are; the fundamentals of creating single-page apps with a frontend framework; and how such applications differ from traditional web apps.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • React Components
  • JSX, Props & State
  • React Hooks
  • React Context API
  • React Router
  • And more

Class Schedule:

  • Class 1, Monday, June 6th 3:00p - 5:00p ET/12:00p - 2:00p PST
  • Class 2: Thursday, June 9th, 3:00p - 5:00p ET/12:00p - 2:00p PST
  • Class 3: Monday, June 13th 3:00p - 5:00p ET/12:00p - 2:00p PST
  • Class 4: Thursday, June 16th, 3:00p - 5:00p ET/12:00p - 2:00p PST
  • Class 5: Monday, June 20th, 3:00p - 5:00p ET/12:00p - 2:00p PST
  • Class 6: Thursday, June 23rd, 3:00p - 5:00p ET/12:00p - 2:00p PST


  • Basic familiarity with HTML & CSS
  • Basic familiarity with JavaScript, especially ES6 features
  • Basic knowledge of Github (Specifically, how to clone a repository)

Technical Requirements

Class Cost: $240 for 12 hours of instruction

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Code of Conduct:

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