React Hooks

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July 28, 2019
How to Use the setState Callback in React

To perform an action in a React component after calling setState, such as making an AJAX request or throwing an error, we use the setState callback.

June 18, 2019
Simplifying React State and the useState Hook

In this lesson, we’ll cover React state, how it works, and how we can use the useState Hook to build a simple dice rolling app. Let’s begin!

June 11, 2019
Build a Todo App in React Using Hooks

Build a simple todo app using React and React Hooks. This is a perfect starting tutorial for beginner and intermediate React developers.

React Forms

March 4, 2019
Form Validation Using Custom React Hooks

Build a form validation engine using custom React Hooks, from scratch, without having to learn a single form library. Read on to learn how!

February 23, 2019
Using Custom React Hooks to Simplify Forms

Use custom React Hooks to build forms that require half the code to write, are reusable, and are much easier to read. Read on to learn more!

APIs and AJAX Requests in React

March 16, 2019
React AJAX Requests: How to Fetch Data

Sooner or later, every React developer needs to know how to make AJAX requests to fetch data from a server (make API calls). Let’s learn how!

January 20, 2019
Using Axios with React to Make API Requests

Axios is a library used to make HTTP requests from the browser. Read on to learn how to use Axios with React to make API requests and display the response.

Building React Components

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July 20, 2019
Build a React Switch Toggle Component

Learn how to build a React switch component using the native HTML checkbox input! You’ll learn plenty about React checkboxes in the process.

June 11, 2019
Build a Todo App in React Using Hooks

Build a simple todo app using React and React Hooks. This is a perfect starting tutorial for beginner and intermediate React developers.

May 12, 2019
Build a React Timer Component Using Hooks

Build a React timer component using the useState and useEffect Hooks in minutes. A React timer component is a great way to learn React, so let’s begin!

React Event Handlers

October 29, 2019
React onHover Event Handling (with Examples)

There is no onHover event handler in React. Instead, we have the onMouseDown, onMouseLeave, and onMouseEnter events to perform onHover actions in React.

October 27, 2019
Multiple onClick Events in React (With Examples)

There are several ways to call muliple onClick events in React, each with its own pros and cons. Let’s explore each one and learn how they work in React!

October 15, 2019
Pass a Parameter Through onClick in React

A common thing you will want to learn in React is how to pass a value as a parameter through the onClick event handler. Read on to learn how!

September 8, 2019
React onChange Events (With Examples)

The onChange event in React detects when the value of an input element changes. Let’s dive into some common examples of how to use onChange in React.

June 25, 2019
React onClick Event Handling (With Examples)

In React, the onClick handler allows you to call a function and perform an action when an element is clicked. onClick is the cornerstone of any React app.


September 17, 2019
How to Remove a Character from a String in JavaScript

A common form of string manipulation in JavaScript is to remove a character from a string. Let’s explore all of the ways we can do this in JavaScript.

September 14, 2019
JavaScript Substring: Extracting Strings (With Examples)

The JavaScript substring method returns part of a string that is specified through two parameters: the start character and end character of that string.

Web Development

October 28, 2019
Best Atom Packages for Front End Developers (Updated 2019)

Love Atom? Are you a front end developer? Then read on as I share the best Atom packages for front end developers (Updated November 2018).

September 22, 2019
How React Reignited My Love for Web Development

It’s about time I shared my reasons why I came back to web development after five years of iOS development, and why I attribute a lot of these reasons to React.

January 27, 2019
jQuery vs React: The Ultimate Comparison Guide

jQuery and React are both JavaScript libraries, but they each have their pros and cons. Read on to answer the jQuery vs React debate!