Custom Templates With Create React App

Tom Valorsa
Jul 30, 2020 · 8 min read
Laptop showing code editor
Cover photo by Fabian Grohs on Unsplash

Templates are great. They provide a useful starting point for projects and can cut out common setup and configuration work. We can also enhance them with tools that promote good habits and processes by default, making it easier to make the “right” decisions. This saves time and mental bandwidth — with these tasks out of the way there’s more time to concentrate on actually writing code.