Learning React.js by practice - why React Koans turned out to be a great success
The thing is - there is no silver bullet when it comes to education.
Each of us learn things in a different way. For us, programmers, the most popular ways are:
- Reading books
- Watching talks on YouTube
- Solving problems and acquiring minimal knowledge about the tool
- Going through set of examples with descriptions
This year, we have released book about React for Rails developers. The book turned out to be a great resource for people learning React. We received marvelous feedback from our audience. But we didn’t stop here - it was not enough.
Not everyone learns most efficient from books. That’s why we decided to create React Koans - a set of practical exercises that helps in learning React basics. They are totally free and you don’t have to know anything about React.
Over few hundred people cloned our repository and started learning React with Koans. We received really positive feedback about our work. Since it’s open-sourced, many people helped us improve the content of the exercises. This repository turned out to be a great help for React beginners.
We prepared an introductory video for you, where we go through installation part of Koans.
Start learning with React Koans on Github.
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