ReactJS Setup — The Simple Way

Brief description of how to set up the ReactJS development environment on your computer.

[1] Download and install the following software tools:

[2] Open command-line and run the following commands:

  • npm install -g create-react-app (to install create-react-app)
  • create-react-app <project-name> (to create new react project)
  • cd <project-name> (navigate to your project directory)
  • npm start (to run your react app)

[3] Optional VSCode Extensions:

  • JavaScript (ES6) code snippets
  • Babel JavaScript
  • ESLint