Put React to work with this must-have professional collection of advanced React libraries, techniques, and tools.
In Job-Ready React you will learn how to:
Assess technologies in the React ecosystem for integration into your applications
Implement advanced component patterns to improve React code
Optimize React performance for a smooth user experience
Use developer tooling for better code maintenance and debugging
Work with TypeScript for type safety
Manage data in React, including remote data and reactive caching
Unit test React components for quality assurance and bug prevention
Use popular React website frameworks for building production-ready applications
Job-Ready React is a guide to the advanced React skills used by professional React developers. It focuses on the modern best practices of React development, with full and up-to-date coverage of the latest features and changes to the React ecosystem. This book highlights the techniques companies love to ask about at an interview, and how you can future-proof your career by mastering new React technologies as they emerge. You’ll learn the tools and techniques that are vital to build pro-level apps—and put them into practice with hands-on projects like a goal-focused task manager, expenses tracker, and custom UI library.
about the technology
The React framework boasts a huge ecosystem of libraries and tools that can help you deliver incredible results efficiently. This guide explores exactly what React pros need to know to get the most out of React, from optimizing performance to even creating full-stack web applications. You’ll learn how to put NextJS, Remix, TypeScript, and more in your React toolbox.
about the book
Job-Ready React sets you up with industry-standard React skills to build efficient and scalable applications. If you know the basics, this book will guide you through advanced component patterns, optimization techniques, and developer tooling. Each new skill is introduced and explained with hands-on examples, from a weather app to a Wordle clone. Learn to use TypeScript to confidently refactor your codebase, unlock reusable styles with CSS styled-components and other CSS-in-JS libraries, and work with cutting-edge technologies like NextJS and Remix. You’ll soon have the job-ready skills to tackle React projects like a pro!
about the reader
For web developers familiar with the basics of React.
about the author
Morten Barklund is an independent software developer working as a lead developer in various teams, including an open-source React project funded by Google. Morten studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Denmark and has worked on hundreds of projects during over 20 years as a web developer.