React Js

Kaveesha Dinamidu
2 min readMar 7, 2022

If you are a developer who is willing to enter web development as a front-end developer you must need React Js. Let me tell you about my web development history.

When I was a child I think about how the internet works? How do these websites work? What is the rocket science behind this? Lots of questions. But after my advanced level exams, I joined a programming class. There I learned about java as my first programming language. Then I learn python, C on myself.

After I came to the University I was thinking about “Mmmm Now it's time to learn new things”. So I choose Web development and I go through different courses on Udemy and Coursera. Here are the basic fundamentals that you need to learn in Web Development before entering React.

  1. HTML and CSS
  2. Javascript (DOM)
  3. Bootstrap
  4. Nodejs

These are the basics that you need to learn before entering to React field. After that, you can start to learn React. Learning basics is will lead you to build high-scale websites. Even building a Facebook clone is not a big task.

What will you gain after Learning React?

Today many companies, startups are going with React to build web applications, landing pages, and even desktop applications (with electron). So there is a huge industry for React.

As well as you can use React to build mobile apps also. Facebook has also its own framework called React-Native to build cross-platform mobile apps. So learning React js will open several paths for your career.

Some of the useful references that you can use to learn React js

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Kaveesha Dinamidu

Engineering Undergraduate at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Moratuwa.