Fix: React Scripts Command not Found Error

React’s powerful state management has become wildly popular as a backbone for dynamic user experiences in web applications. Here are a few tips on how to avoid react-scripts errors to ensure such magic powers aren’t extinguished before they even have a chance to shine.

Zack West
alpharithms

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React is a powerful JavaScript framework that allows developers convenient means of managing state in web applications. It features convenient application launching utilities that rely on several packages to deploy their full utility. One such package is the react-scripts package, used by the create-react-app utility.

In some cases, including those where the root cause is unknown, the react-scripts utility is not recognized. In these cases, a react-scripts command not found error results. This short article presents several options for resolving this issue, roughly in order of how involved each approach is.

Quick Intro: React Apps Setup 101

This isn’t a tutorial on creating react applications. Nonetheless, some important aspects of such applications are needed to understand how to address the issue. As described in the react Getting

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Zack West
alpharithms

Entrepreneur, programmer, designer, and lifelong learner. Can be found taking notes from Mother Nature when not hammering away at the keyboard.