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If you’re just starting to learn React, start with the official docs. As far as docs go, the React ones are easy to understand and provide lots of examples. Don’t do what I did and start with a React tutorial. I started with egghead.io’s The Beginner’s Guide to React (“Beginner’s” is a misnomer in my opinion) and it was rough. To be fair, I’ve heard egghead.io is meant for more experienced developers looking to get up to speed with a new framework.
Let’s talk about Code — Visual Studio Code. Some of my dear readers requested me to write about the extensions I use — so here we go! 🙂
One challenge I recently ran into while working with GraphQL and React was how to handle errors. As developers, we’ve likely implemented default 500, 404, and 403 pages in server-rendered applications before, but figuring out how to do this with React and GraphQL is tricky.