Create React App is a comfortable environment for learning React, and is the best way to start building a new single-page application in React. It's a toolkit set up to get you up and running as soon as possible in building react projects. This talk was given at the React Summit in Lagos, Nigeria.
Making Create React App your best friend - React Summit 2018
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Create React App is your
What is Create React App?
Create React App is a tool (built by developers at Facebook) that gives you a massive
head start when building React apps. It saves you from time-consuming setup and
configuration. You simply run one command and Create React App sets up the tools
you need to start your React project.
01 An understanding of React and its
component lifecycle methods is recommended.
02 You’ll need to have Node >= version 6
and npm >= version 5.2 on your machine.
It’s relatively easier to use.
In 60 less minutes.
Focus on your idea. Less
things to learn to ship
You can opt out anytime by
ejecting and configure your
config files directly.
Why Use Create React App?
Only one dependency to
worry about. Which is the
Starts the development server at localhost:3000
npm run build
Bundles the app into static files for production
Starts the test runner
npm run eject
Removes the tool, copies dependencies, config
files and scripts into the app directory.
No Configurations needed.
With Create React App, you can get started focusing on your app idea
and less on configurations and setup.
Create React App now has it’s own website!