Let’s start with creating a new ReactJS application.
Create React App
Creating React App is a comfortable environment for learning and building an application in React.
There are few prerequisites for creating a React app as follows,
- Node.js >= 14.0.0
- npm >= 5.6
If above requirements are satisfied, you can run the following command to create a new react application,
npx create-react-app my-react-app
You can change
my-react-app to anything you want to name your app.
create-react-app command will set up everything you need to run a React application. Now you are ready to run your first real React application! Go to your application directory using the following command,
Now, run the following command inside your application directory to run your application,
It will compile your application and open it in the new browser window or tab. If not, you can open your browser and write
localhost:3000 in the address bar. Your application will look like screenshot below,
If you check your command window, it will show the following output,
You can see that command window is also providing command to create a production build for your application.