I have been trying to learn React for the past year now, on and off. No matter how much I try, I just cannot seem to get off the tutorials. The code just isn’t intuitive.
It is seriously frustrating to work through a tutorial, come out with a glimmer of hope, and have that hope smashed to bits when you realize you don’t really understand enough to make your own app.
If that’s you, I have some advice: start small. I mean really small.
Do Little Experiments
What kinds of things have you tried to build on your own? How “big” are they?
I didn’t fully grok props and state until I built a few really small apps with React. I think “experiments” would be a better term.
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