React Hello Webapp

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React Hello Webapp

Professional Boilerplate for React Web Applications built by 4GeeksAcademy Students

Overview

The WebApp boilerplate is a template for a web application built with React JS. It provides a starting point for developers to build their own web applications by offering pre-configured settings and structure. The boilerplate includes features such as package installation, styling customization, component creation, and deployment options. It also leverages React's Context API for state management. The template is built and maintained by Alejandro Sanchez and other contributors from the 4Geeks Academy Coding Bootcamp.

Features

  • Node version 10 compatibility
  • Easy package installation
  • Customizable styles with CSS and SCSS
  • Function-based components with hooks support
  • Centralized Context API for state management
  • Multiple views/components structure
  • Deployment options including Vercel and GitHub Pages

Installation

To use the WebApp boilerplate, make sure you have Node version 10 installed on your system. Then, follow these steps:

  1. Install the required packages by running the following command:

    npm install
    
  2. Create a .env file in the project root directory and configure any necessary environment variables.

  3. Start coding! Launch the webpack dev server with live reload by running one of the following commands based on your operating system or development environment:

    • Windows: npm run start:windows
    • Mac: npm run start:mac
    • Linux: npm run start:linux
    • Gitpod: npm run start:gitpod

Summary

The WebApp boilerplate is a helpful starting point for building web applications with React JS. It provides a pre-configured environment with features like package installation, customizable styling, function-based components with hooks support, and centralized state management through React's Context API. It also offers deployment options for hosting the web application on Vercel or GitHub Pages. Overall, the boilerplate simplifies the setup process and allows developers to focus on building their web applications.

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