Baby’s First Reaction

A “Hello, World” Example for React

Eric Elliott
May 28, 2015 · 8 min read

Getting Started With React

Baby’s First Steps

Crawl Before You Walk

Is That HTML in My Milk?

Using Variables


Jorge Elías — Hello (CC BY 2.0)

How Do You Interact?

It’s Playtime!


Event Listeners

Watch Out for Bad Examples

Classes cause trouble,
and they’re an
awkward fit for React.

Why are Classes an Awkward Fit?

What are Stateless Functions?

The Full Source

Hello, React!

Ren Kuo — p — (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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