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7 Libraries You Should Know as a React Developer 💯🔥

On your journey to becoming a well-rounded React developer, you would come across innumerable libraries, leaving you dazed and confused.

So, here is a list of 7 libraries that can't go wrong with learning as a React developer.

1. React Joyride

React Joyride

React Joyride is a library that helps you create walkthroughs and guided tours for your React apps.

It is an incredible tool to showcase new features to existing users & onboarding new users to your app.

Website: https://react-joyride.com/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-joyride

2. React PDF Renderer

React pdf

React PDF Renderer is a library that helps you create PDF files using React components, thus making the tedious process of creating PDFs a walk in the park.

Website: https://react-pdf.org/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/@react-pdf/renderer

3. React Beautiful DnD

React Beautiful DnD

React Beautiful DnD is a library that helps you create drag and drop interfaces in your React apps.

Website: https://react-beautiful-dnd.netlify.app/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-beautiful-dnd

4. Material UI

Material UI

This is a library that needs no introduction. Material UI is the largest component library for React. It is used by Spotify, Amazon, Netflix and countless other companies.

Website: https://material-ui.com/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/@mui/material

5. Swiper.js

Swiper.js

Swiper.js, as the library name suggests, is a library that helps you create swipeable interfaces in your React apps.

Website: https://swiperjs.com/react

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/swiper

6. React Query

React Query

React Query is a data management library which provides immense control of fetching, caching data, and error handling using simple hooks.

Website: https://tanstack.com/query/latest/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/@tanstack/react-query

7. React Spring

React Spring

React Spring is a library that helps you create eye-candy animations in your React apps, which ensures high user engagement!

Website: https://react-spring.io/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-spring

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Gab

Nice article 👌 @ruppysuppy

By the way, react-beautiful-dnd is not maintained anymore. I would recommend using @hello-pangea/dnd as a replacement (it's a fork completely rewritten in TypeScript) You can read more about this here and here 🙂

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Maria 🍦 Marshmallow

Great work! The libraries you mention are truly helpful for all react developers! I also like Jest, extremely useful for tests of any kind👍🏻

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Okoro chimezie bright

Thanks alot it's helpful info👍

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thakur-sahab999

Thanks a lot it was very helpful 🥰

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tathagat tathagat

Thank you

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charliekroon

I am definitely going to use React Spring! Thank you for sharing :D

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O.T.A

Man, you have really mastered the art of simple thubnails here on dev.to and very bookmark able conntent

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Théo B.

Very good post!
As a junior developer, and a React developer at that, it's really interesting and reassuring to see such useful and simple libraries

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AlanRmachado

Thanks, Great article

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Na Bosseu

wow it's nice article helpfully, thanks master... ^_^

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Anonymous

Nice article, thanks man!

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Krunal Gupta

Helpful 😄😄😄

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Malikjan Nadaf

Lovely ❤️

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Gravy59

Quick note, MUI is building a spiritual successor, JoyUI. It's not stable, but it looks beautiful.

mui.com/joy-ui/getting-started/ove...

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Wilmela

Beautiful

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