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React Get Started Tutorial
Coder100 (17133)


React is a verbose JavaScript framework for making reusable components and improve workflow.

Why this tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to use create-react-app on repl.it to make a boilerplate for your react app. NOTE: Takes up like 160MB lol

Get started

npm install -g create-react-app

Install the CLI.

npx create-react-app myfirstreact

Use the CLI to make the boilerplate.

cd myfirstreact
npm start

Launch the server!


If you don't see an atom image with this text:

Edit src/App.js and save to reload.
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After this. You might want to learn react
There is also a nice tutorial by @CaptainAnon here

Lathryx (4)

I'm missing write permissions to install create-react-app. Please help!

Coder100 (17133)

try skipping the first step and just npx it instead @Lathryx

Lathryx (4)

@Coder100 Well, that worked... but I still can't start the server...

Here's the Repl if you need to look at the code and log, I guess.

Edit: To clarify, I got all the files installed. So thank you! But again, I can't start the server with npm start nor yarn start.