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Learning React.js can be done in many ways. One of the most effective ways to learn React is by learning from case studies, or example projects.
With an example project, you will figure out the principles and best practices of React.js faster. It will develop your problem solving and analytical skill that needed in the real-world project.
In this post, I'll share with you the list of React example projects to learn from, from beginner to intermediate level.
But before you jump to learn from an example project, you should know the basic React.js. At least, you should know the React syntax (JSX), states, props, components, etc.
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How To Learn React With Example Projects / Case Studies?
Just because you clone an example project from Github, you won't really learn much from it.
Before you choose an example project, Here are some tips when learning from it.
1. Choose Only One Project at A Time
With so many open-source projects available on Github, we often feel overwhelmed with them. That's okay.
But, when you really want to learn from those projects, never do that by learning them at once. Human brains aren't designed to multi-task.
You should filter them, and choose only one project that you really want to learn. After you finished it, then you can choose the next project.
2. Replicate, But Don't Copy-Paste the Codes
With an example project, you might think that you will learn it only by reading the codes. No, you don't.
You should rewrite it on your own, and don't just copy-pasting it. It may sound trivial, but trust me you will find out more as you rewrite the codes.
3. Be Curious, Find out Why the Codes Work
In the rewriting process, you will find some codes that aren't familiar with you.
When this happened, be curious to find why those codes work. Because it will likely to increase your knowledge.
4. Experiment, and Add Your Own Flavour
After you find some unfamiliar codes, do some experiment with them. Modify them, see if it still works or not, and again, find out why.
You should also add your own codes as you learn more. Combine it with the base codes. It can be styling or adding more features.
With enough modification, you can make it as your portfolio, of course by mentioning the example project you use.
5. Have Patience and Stay Focused
Last but not least, have patience while you learn. Don't rush, and stay focused. It will takes time, but it worth it.
What are Example Projects You Can Use to Learn React?
Now, you can choose one of the following projects to learn. I sort them from the easiest to moderate level.
Remember, only pick one project to learn at a time!
1. Simple React To-do App
kabirbaidhya / react-todo-app
React Todo App
A simple react app todo. you will learn the fundamental of React.js with this.
ahfarmer / calculator
Simple calculator built with React
3. BMI Calculator
GermaVinsmoke / bmi-calculator
React Hooks app for calculating BMI
You will learn React hooks with this BMI-calculator.
5. HackerNews Clone
clintonwoo / hackernews-react-graphql
6. TMDb Movie Search
SKempin / reactjs-tmdb-app
Responsive React 'The Movie Database' (TMDb) App
A React movie search app with The Movie Database API.
7. React Trello Board
web-pal / react-trello-board
Trello like board based on React, Redux, React-dnd
8. React Photo Feed
lkazberova / react-photo-feed
Simple photo gallery and example app with responsive image grid, columns customizing, one-column view with description, fullscreen preview with one click. Pure CSS for that.
9. React Redux To-do App (Full-stack)
r-park / todo-react-redux
Todo app with Create-React-App • React-Redux • Firebase • OAuth
Another react todo app, but added with authentication feature, database with firebase, etc.
10. React Lab - UI Component Experiments
syakirurahman / react-lab
React Lab - React UI Component Experiments
This is my own project. It contains some UI experiments and demo examples for tutorials that i wrote in this blog.
11. Netflix Clone
devandres-tech / Netflix-Clone
This project is a simplified front end clone of Netflix. It was created with React and CSS (Grid and Flexbox). It uses The MovieDB Api.
The movies are from the Movie Database. It clones only the skin of Netflix web app, not the functions.
12. React Redux Real World Example
gothinkster / react-redux-realworld-example-app
Exemplary real world application built with React + Redux
13. Apple Music Clone
tvillarete / apple-music-js
A music streaming service built from the ground up using React & Redux
14. SoundCloud Redux
r-park / soundcloud-redux
SoundCloud API client with React • Redux • Redux-Saga
15. Linkedin Clone
ghoshnirmalya / linkedin-clone-react-frontend
🚀 Frontend for a software similar to LinkedIn
16. Crate - Ecommerce Starter (Full-Stack project)
17. React Twitter Clone
manikandanraji / twitter-clone-frontend
Twitter Clone Frontend
18. React Instagram Clone
manikandanraji / instaclone-frontend
Instagram clone using MERN stack
19. React Youtube Clone
manikandanraji / youtubeclone-frontend
Youtube Clone Frontend (React + Redux)
20. Money Tracker
ayastreb / money-tracker
💰 Personal finances tracking web app
21. Jira Clone
oldboyxx / jira_clone
A simplified Jira clone built with React/Babel (Client), and Node/TypeScript (API). Auto formatted with Prettier, tested with Cypress.
Do you know other repos?
If you know other Github repositories that worth mentioning here, don't hesitate to share them in the comment section.
The repository should be:
- A React project example
- Has a demo page, or at least some screenshot
- Work with no significant console error
Top comments (14)
github.com/dungeon-revealer/dungeo... is a frontend & backend web app for (remote) tabletop role-playing games built with react, typescript, react-three-fiber, and heavily uses fp-ts on the backend. We are actively looking for contributors and there a few issues for getting started quickly 🙂 We have a discord community and I would be happy to guide new contributors throughout their first open-source adventures!
Here's my contribution with more projects for this post!
A Store System built with Electron, React, Material-UI, Redux, Redux-Saga, MySQL and Sequelize:
A React-Native streaming-audio app that provides knowledge in the shape of Podcasts.
A React-Native App that shows options of Restaurants, Gastronomic Events and Dishes in the City of Fortaleza (Brazil).
A Full-stack to send push notifications to Expo apps.
Thanks for the addition, Stenio!
Scrum poker app, real time, React with ts and dotnet core signalR on the backend
Hi have you deployed this app to some domain ? Actually I am working with vanila JS with signalR and for backend I am using asp.net core. I am actually new to programming and It seems I am unable to find some help on how to deploy your server on the same domain
Thanks.. I'll take a look
Hi, these is awesome, but how do one get a walkthrough video or doc on these projects... It will really make learning easier if there are walkthrough for these projects... Please kindly share walkthrough video or doc.
These projects are not mine.. some projects might have a youtube tutorial for them.. just check the detail in their repository
Hi Syakir, thank you for compiling all this awesome react projects. Here my contribution : I create a React app that solve every sudoku puzzle (Porting Peter Norvig python solver) github.com/jsolano/react-sudoku-so...
Just published an post about it dev.to/jsolano/building-a-react-ap...
Simple task management like Trello, using Tailwind CSS and react, just frontend.
glad to see my 'clone trilogy' here
Nice post, thanks. Do you have a list of backend projects? That may be interesting too
The list number 17-21 have their own backend projects too. Just check their repos.