React Clarified: “Thinking in React”

React Clarified: “Thinking in React”


  • Basic HTML

  • Basic CSS

  • Basic JavaScript ES6

  • Basic React


In this short video course, we will build a simple user interface using React, in just over 30 minutes. We will focus on how to think about building user interfaces using React.

This course is based on the excellent “Thinking in React” article on the official React documentation site. It is suited for those who learn better by following screencasts than reading documentation.

Please note that this is not a course for complete beginners. If you have dabbled in React before, but have some difficulties understanding React, then this short course is right for you.


  • Basic HTML, CSS, JavaScript ES6 (especially arrow functions)

  • Basics of React, including hooks (especially the “useState” hook)

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner to Intermediate Web Developers interested in React
  • Beginner to Intermediate Mobile App Developers interested in React Native
  • Beginner to Intermediate Desktop App Developers interested in Electron and React