React Spa Starter

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React Spa Starter

Create-react-app with automated AWS provisioning/deployment, CircleCI and other useful defaults

Overview:

The React SPA Starter is a project that builds on top of create-react-app and provides additional features such as AWS deployment options and CircleCI integration. The project aims to minimize boilerplate code and make it easy to set up and deploy a single page application. The starter comes with a variety of guides and instructions for setting up the project, deploying to AWS, configuring environment variables, and more.

Features:

  • AWS Deployment Options: The React SPA Starter provides options for deploying the application to an AWS S3 bucket. It includes scripts for provisioning AWS resources and deploying the application to the bucket.
  • CircleCI Integration: The starter comes with CircleCI integration, making it easy to set up continuous integration and deployment pipelines. CircleCI allows for automating the build and deployment process.
  • Environment Configuration: The project includes tools and methods for managing environment variables. It utilizes the .env-cmdrc.js file to set private environment variables and ensures compatibility with create-react-app's required format for environment variables.

Installation:

To install the React SPA Starter, follow these steps:

  1. Ensure you have Node (version 10.16.0 or higher) and npm (version 6.9.0 or higher) installed.
  2. Clone the repository using the command git clone https://github.com/ryanjyost/react-spa-starter.git <YOUR_PROJECT_NAME>.
  3. Navigate to the cloned directory using the command cd <YOUR_PROJECT_NAME>.
  4. Run npm install to install the project dependencies.
  5. Start the application by running npm start. The application should open in your browser at http://localhost:3000.

Summary:

The React SPA Starter is a project based on create-react-app that provides additional features such as AWS deployment options and CircleCI integration. It aims to minimize boilerplate code and simplify the setup and deployment process for single page applications. The starter includes guides for various tasks such as setting up the project, deploying to AWS, configuring environment variables, and more. By leveraging the power of AWS and CircleCI, developers can easily set up automated build and deployment pipelines for their React applications.

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