An Introduction to React

Daine Mawer
8 min readOct 11, 2018
Photo by Artem Sapegin on Unsplash

So, you wanna learn React? Its quite a daunting idea isn't it? No matter what background you come from, React has positioned itself at the forefront of a major paradigm shift within the context of Web 2.0. The days of jQuery are over, the days of brittle frameworks are numbered.

What does this mean? Well, to keep up with the times, we, as engineers need to make sure we’re on the cutting edge. React, along with Vue is on…

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Daine Mawer

Associate Director of Front-end Engineering at 10up.com | Writer | Traveller | Surfer