Building a Full Stack App with React and Express

by Daniel Stern

Do you want to build advanced applications that render quickly and that are easy to maintain? This course will teach you how to build a full stack application from scratch, or to integrate into any team using React and Express.

What you'll learn

Making scalable, responsive websites with a secure server component is one of the most daunting tasks in web development. In this course, Building a Full Stack Application with React and Express, you will gain the ability to build high-performance React components and a powerful, secure server, and to link them together with a state-of-the-art database. First, you will learn to build a front-end application using React, Redux, and Webpack. Next, you will develop a server and database component using Express and MongoDB. Finally, you will couple the two elements together using Redux Saga and Axios. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of JavaScript, React, and Express development needed to build full stack applications from scratch or to integrate seamlessly into most Node.js-based software teams. Software required: GIT, Node.JS, IDE.

Table of contents

Course Overview
2mins
Configuring the Development Environment with Webpack and Babel
17mins

About the author

Daniel Stern is a coder, web developer and programming enthusiast from Toronto, Ontario, where he works as a freelance developer and designer. Daniel has been working with web technologies since the days of the dial-up, and is especially keen on JavaScript, CSS, Angular, React and TypeScript. Over the course of his work as an open-source developer, he's created many community-standards web tools including Angular Audio and Range.CSS. His tool, Range.CSS, was featured in a guest article on CSS-T... more

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