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Arjun Vijay Prakash
Arjun Vijay Prakash

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Why Beginners should learn React ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ”ฅ

What is ReactJs?

React is a popular JavaScript library used to build user interfaces and single-page applications.

Facebook and an open-source developer community run it. Although React is a library rather than a framework, it is widely used in web development. The library first appeared in May 2013 and is now one of the most commonly used frontend libraries for web development.

Why learn ReactJs?

ReactJs is easy to learn and more focused than other JavaScript frameworks and libraries. It also saves you time as it is component-based which is used to break complex HTML files into reusable bits of code and thus, helps build dynamic and beautiful websites. It is the most popular JavaScript framework with an 87.49% satisfaction rating from more than 17,000 users. Learning React opens the door to more job opportunities, and better pay, and has a vast community supporting it.


React is a popular JavaScript library used to build user interfaces and single-page applications which is maintained by Facebook.

React is an excellent tool with which to create interactive applications for mobile, web, and other platforms. React uses the component approach and thus helps build dynamic web apps.

ReactJs is the best library out there to learn in 2022 and it is worth learning it.

Top comments (16)

tqbit profile image
  • ... after learning JS basics
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artydev • Edited

After JS indeed
You are putting beginners in jail....

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John Peters

Yes React is a major market force indeed. It will never hurt anyone's portfolio.

I've been thinking however that the Webcomponent is going to explode. I've been focusing on plain old Html5 and Javascript for that lately. I find it much easier than any other 3rd party tool. Best of all it's not opinionated in any way other than the same specs all others must implement. It's the closest to the metal we can get.

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๐Ÿšฉ Atul Prajapati ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ • Edited

My experience ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‘๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜ถ

For my beginner and newbie friends

In 2018 after learning JavaScript I have started learning react js and I was faced lot's of problems and issues.

Because I have just learned javascript and not used it by making projects ๐Ÿ˜‡

I will highly recommend you to don't just go with shiny object sindrome, first complete javascript by making real world projects then switch to react js only ๐Ÿšฉ๐Ÿšฉ๐Ÿšฉ

Happy learning ๐Ÿ

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Arjun Vijay Prakash

Thanks! I did the same.

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Andrew Baisden

React jobs are everywhere so yes if you want to get hired thats the path to go down.

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peerreynders • Edited

Then again:

Too often, though, we don't see teams making that trade-off analysis, blindly accepting the complexity of SPAs by default even when the business needs don't justify it. Indeed, we've started to notice that many newer developers aren't even aware of an alternative approach, as they've spent their entire career in a framework like React.

From Thoughtworks Technology Radar 2022-03-29

i.e. "React" is only part of "web dev".

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Domenico Rizzo

I have used Vuejs for a lot of time, but now I'm keen to learn React because it's widely used.

thallesrangel profile image

Maybe it's because in our jobs it's common to use technology from that place.

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Ehh, I mean there are tons of reasons to learn React but this doesnโ€™t do a good job explaining why a beginner should pick React over Vue or Svelte.

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Arjun Vijay Prakash

I have tried my best to mention the advantages. Please read the whole article and share your views. Thanks!

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Harold Oliver ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ

I'm working on it.....

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