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20 Best React.js Books You Have To Read

20 Best React.js Books You Have To Read

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The Road to learn React takes you on the journey learning React the pragmatic way. You will build a real world application, consume a real API, write tests for your application, implement exciting features such as caching and filtering, and deploy your application in the end. Along the way, you will transition smoothly from JavaScript ES5 to JavaScript ES6 and beyond. Furthermore you will learn plenty of vanilla JavaScript things. Everything without all the other complex tooling and libraries that surround React.

Here you will get best ReactJS books for building user interfaces.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books for learning React.

1.Pro React 16

Use the enormously popular React framework to build dynamic JavaScript applications that take advantage of the capabilities of modern browsers and devices. You will learn how React brings the power of strong architecture and responsive data to the client, providing the foundation for complex and rich user interfaces.

Best-selling author Adam Freeman explains how to get the most from React. He begins by describing the React architecture and the benefits it offers and then shows you how to use React and its associated tools and libraries in your projects, starting from the nuts and bolts and building up to the most advanced and sophisticated features, going in-depth to give you the knowledge you need.

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2.Learning React

  • A Hands-On Guide to Building Web Applications Using React and Redux (2nd Edition)

As far as new web frameworks and libraries go, React is quite the runaway success. It not only deals with the most common problems developers face when building complex apps, it throws in a few additional tricks that make building the visuals for such apps much, much easier.

What React isn’t, though, is beginner-friendly and approachable. Until now. In Learning React , author Kirupa Chinnathambi brings his fresh, clear, and very personable writing style to help web developers new to React understand its fundamentals and how to use it to build really performant (and awesome) apps.

The only book on the market that helps you get your first React app up and running in just minutes, Learning React is chock-full of colorful illustrations to help you visualize difficult concepts and practical step-by-step examples to show you how to apply what you learn.

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3.Building React.js Applications with Redux

Starting with the basics, Geary shows how to use Redux as a stand-alone state container, how to use Redux with React, and then how to implement more advanced and powerful Redux/React scenarios. Geary shows how React bindings for Redux enable you to separate stateless presentation components from components that are connected to React. You'll learn how react-redux bindings can automatically connect to the Redux store, and how they enforce good programming practice by separating concerns between containers and their associated stateless components. Geary also illustrates advanced aspects of Redux through a complex application example.

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4.React in Action

React in Action teaches you to think like a pro about user interfaces and building them with React. This practical book gets you up and running quickly with hands-on examples in every chapter. You'll master core topics like rendering, lifecycle methods, JSX, data flow, forms, routing, integrating with third-party libraries, and testing. And the included application design ideas will help make your apps pop. As you learn to integrate React into full-stack applications, you'll explore state management with Redux and server-side rendering, and even dabble in React Native for mobile UIs.

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5.Learning React: Functional Web Development with React and Redux

If you want to learn how to build efficient user interfaces with React, this is your book. Authors Alex Banks and Eve Porcello show you how to create UIs with this small JavaScript library that can deftly display data changes on large-scale, data-driven websites without page reloads. Along the way, you’ll learn how to work with functional programming and the latest ECMAScript features.

Developed by Facebook, and used by companies including Netflix, Walmart, and The New York Times for large parts of their web interfaces, React is quickly growing in use. By learning how to build React components with this hands-on guide, you’ll fully understand how useful React can be in your organization.

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6.Fullstack React: The Complete Guide to ReactJS and Friends

What if you could master the entire framework in less time, with solid foundations, without beating your head against the wall? Imagine how quickly you can get all of your work done with the right tools and best practices.

Seriously, let's stop wasting time scouring Google, searching through incorrect, out-of-date, blog posts and get everything you need to be productive in one, well-organized place, complete with both simple and complex examples to get your app up and running.

You'll learn what you need to know to work professionally and build solid, well-tested, optimized apps with ReactJS. This book is your definitive guide.

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7.React Quickly: Painless web apps with React, JSX, Redux, and GraphQL

React Quickly is the tutorial for web developers who want to get started fast with React.js. Following carefully chosen and clearly explained examples, you'll learn React development using your existing JavaScript and web dev skills. You'll explore a host of different projects as you learn about web components, forms, and data.

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8.Isomorphic JavaScript Web Development

  • Universal JavaScript with React and Node

This book begins by showing you how to develop frontend components in React. It will then show you how to bind these components to back-end web services that leverage the power of Node. You'll see how web services can be used with React code to offload and maintain the application logic. By the end of this book, you will be able to save a significant amount of development time by learning to combine React and Node to code fast, scalable apps in pure JavaScript.

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9.React Design Patterns and Best Practices

Taking a complete journey through the most valuable design patterns in React, this book demonstrates how to apply design patterns and best practices in real-life situations, whether that's for new or already existing projects. It will help you to make your applications more flexible, perform better, and easier to maintain - giving your workflow a huge boost when it comes to speed without reducing quality.

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10.React Cookbook

  • Create dynamic web apps with React using Redux, Webpack, Node.js, and GraphQL

Today's web demands efficient real-time applications and scalability. If you want to learn to build fast, efficient, and high-performing applications using React 16, this is the book for you. We plunge directly into the heart of all the most important React concepts for you to conquer. Along the way, you’ll learn how to work with the latest ECMAScript features.

You'll see the fundamentals of Redux and find out how to implement animations. Then, you’ll learn how to create APIs with Node, Firebase, and GraphQL, and improve the performance of our application with Webpack 4.x. You'll find recipes on implementing server-side rendering, adding unit tests, and debugging. We also cover best practices to deploy a React application to production. Finally, you’ll learn how to create native mobile applications for iOS and Android using React Native.

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11. The Road to learn React

  • Your journey to master plain yet pragmatic React.js

The Road to learn React teaches you the fundamentals of React. You will build a real world application along the way in plain React without complicated tooling. Everything from project setup to deployment on a server will be explained. The book comes with additional referenced reading material and exercises with each chapter. After reading the book, you will be able to build your own applications in React. The material is kept up to date by me and the community.

In the Road to learn React, I want to offer a foundation before you start to dive into the broader React ecosystem. It has less tooling and less external state management, but a lot of information around React. It explains general concepts, patterns and best practices in a real world React application.

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12.React and React Native

  • Complete guide to web and native mobile development with React, 2nd Edition

This books takes you through using React 16 and React Native 0.5 to create powerful and engaging desktop mobile and native applications for all platforms.

You start by learning how to craft composable UIs using React, ranging from rendering with JSX and creating reusable components to routing and creating isomorphic applications that run on Node.js.

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13.Beginning React

  • Simplify your frontend development workflow and enhance the user experience of your applications with React

Projects like Angular and React are rapidly changing how development teams build and deploy web applications to production. In this book, you’ll learn the basics you need to get up and running with React and tackle real-world projects and challenges. It includes helpful guidance on how to consider key user requirements within the development process, and also shows you how to work with advanced concepts such as state management, data-binding, routing, and the popular component markup that is JSX. As you complete the included examples, you’ll find yourself well-equipped to move onto a real-world personal or professional frontend project.

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14.Building React.js Applications with Redux

Starting with the basics, Geary shows how to use Redux as a stand-alone state container, how to use Redux with React, and then how to implement more advanced and powerful Redux/React scenarios. Geary shows how React bindings for Redux enable you to separate stateless presentation components from components that are connected to React. You'll learn how react-redux bindings can automatically connect to the Redux store, and how they enforce good programming practice by separating concerns between containers and their associated stateless components. Geary also illustrates advanced aspects of Redux through a complex application example.

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15.Full-Stack React Projects

  • Modern web development using React 16, Node, Express, and MongoDB

This book guides you through preparing the development environment for MERN stack-based web development, to creating a basic skeleton application and extending it to build four different web applications. These applications include a social media, an online marketplace, a media streaming, and a web-based game application with virtual reality features.

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16.Learning React Native

  • Building Native Mobile Apps with JavaScript

Get a practical introduction to React Native, the JavaScript framework for writing and deploying fully featured mobile apps that render natively. The second edition of this hands-on guide shows you how to build applications that target iOS, Android, and other mobile platforms instead of browsers—apps that can access platform features such as the camera, user location, and local storage.

Through code examples and step-by-step instructions, web developers and frontend engineers familiar with React will learn how to build and style interfaces, use mobile components, and debug and deploy apps. You’ll learn how to extend React Native using third-party libraries or your own Java and Objective-C libraries.

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17.React Design Patterns and Best Practices

  • Design, build and deploy production-ready web applications using standard industry practices, 2nd Edition Paperback – March 30, 2019

By the end of this book, you will be equipped with the skills you need to tackle any developmental setbacks when working with React. You'll be able to make your applications more flexible, efficient, and easy to maintain, thereby giving your workflow a boost when it comes to speed, without reducing quality.

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18.React Native Cookbook

  • Bringing the Web to Native Platforms

Tackling an app development project on multiple platforms is usually an arduous task, but with React Native, you can build cross-platform mobile apps that look and behave just like native apps built with Swift or Java. If you’re familiar with JavaScript, the recipes in this cookbook will help you understand the React Native ecosystem, deal with design and hardware issues, take on the deployment process, and write maintainable code.

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19.Serverless Web Applications with React and Firebase

  • Develop real-time applications for web and mobile platforms Paperback – May 9, 2018

This book will cover the essentials of Firebase and React.js and will take you on a fast-paced journey through building real-time applications with Firebase features such as Cloud Storage, Cloud Function, Hosting and the Realtime Database. We will learn how to secure our application by using Firebase authentication and database security rules. We will leverage the power of Redux to organize data in the front-end, since Redux attempts to make state mutations predictable by imposing certain restrictions on how and when updates can happen. Towards the end of the book you will have improved your React skills by realizing the potential of Firebase to create real-time serverless web applications.

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20.React: Quickstart Step-By-Step Guide To Learning React Javascript Library

This book is based on 17 chapters well managed and it will helps you to become a React JS expert in less than 7 days.

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Other

Reactjs is getting so popular that a lot of resources have started popping up online.

1.Reactjs official getting started documentation

You can't skip this one. Thorough, well-maintained, and extra-relevant.

2.Learn ReactJS

ReactJS presents graceful solutions to some of front-end programming’s most persistent issues. It’s fast, scalable, flexible, powerful, and has a robust developer community that’s rapidly growing. There’s never been a better time to learn React.

3.React JS Examples

A massive yet super rich collection of examples, resources, etc.