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Awesome Free Resources For Learning React Js

If you’ve been in the software development world over past few years, you can’t avoid noticing that React js popularity continues its rising insanely.

Came out in 2013, it’s currently the hottest and the fastest of the bunch because of its implementation of a virtual DOM and synthetic event. Another thing developers love about React js is that it’s much easier for developers with JavaScript experience to get a handle on.

Related: 5 JavaScript Frameworks To Watch In 2017

It’s totally not magnify to say that learning React.js is almost a must. Nonetheless, with hundreds of free React js resources out there, you might pull your hair out to make decision which one you should get your feet wet with.

Lucky for you, I have pulled together a huge list of resources that will either help you get started with React js or broaden your understanding if you already know the basics:


Egghead is an awesome resource where you can get all information on many different JavaScript libraries. And React js is one of them for sure.

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Personally, I highly recommend you to try the React Fundamentals course which is totally free. It’s absolutely a great place for beginners to get their feet wet with and to quickly gain knowledge about all features of React js

React JS Crash Course (YouTube)

Covering all the basics including MVC architecture and the very foundational structure of React js applications, this React Crash Course video is your best bet.

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Even though it’s not a complete guide, but I think it’s a solid introduction to the library that can help you shorten the time you will take to learn this awesome technology.

React js for Beginners (YouTube)

Another YouTube video that I want to share with you is React js for Beginners by Dev Tigris.

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Its name said it all. This vid is a complete guide for beginners. The teaching style is very clear and easy to follow

FB React Docs

Did I mention React.js is the super hero standing behind and powering Facebook user interface? Yes, it is. Awesome, right?

Therefore, if you are looking for free React resources, you can’t not avoid mentioning the Facebook documentation.

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It takes time and effort to work through these doc since there’s a lot of knowledge you need to absorb. But at the end of the day you will realize that it’s definitely worthy to try.

On the other hand, from all resources I saw, this tutorial is still one of my best resources to learn the basics of React js. If you are a beginner in React js and want a solid start in a short time, then it’s a good fit for you.

To-do App With React

It’s one of dozens of React js tutorials on In my opinion, this simple to-do app is totally stand out from the crowd.


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