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React Essentials


This React training course is aimed at web developers who want to be able to rapidly create and deploy responsive, engaging and beautifully laid-out websites and web applications using Facebook's React JavaScript library, Flux application architecture, and JSX.

There are similarities in React's architecture with the MVC design pattern, but React is not an MVC framework.

Our instructor-led training course will give you solid hands-on experience of the platform, its syntax, and complementary technologies, and you should leave the course with some useful code to re-use in your own projects..


Web designers and developers who want to rapidly design and deploy responsive websites and web apps that will look great and play nicely with a wide variety of browsers / devices.


10 days


Delegates should be comfortable coding JavaScript from scratch, and web fundamentals (HTML and CSS).


By the end of this course, you will have learnt:

  • Obtaining and Using React, Flux and JSX
  • Displaying Data
  • Deploying Responive UIs
  • React with jQuery and AJAX
  • Reusable Components
  • Elegant and Dynamic Forms
  • Tooling
  • High-Performance ReactJS Techniques
  • Testing your React apps


Introduction to React and JSX

  • Origins of React
  • Getting hold of everything you need to start coding
  • React.js Syntax
  • Overview of JSX and why you should use it

React Components

  • Writing your first React.js component
  • React component Properties
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Mounting Components
  • Updating Components
  • Setting Properties


  • JSX Basics
  • Rendering HTML
  • Rendering React Components
  • Namespaced Components
  • Expressions and Attributes


  • Flux Application Architecture
  • Flux is not MVC!
  • Structure
  • Data Flow
    • Action, Dispatcher, Store and View
  • Views and Controller-Views

Event Handling in React

  • React.js Event Handlers
  • SyntheticEvent
  • Key Events:
    • Keyboard
    • Composition
    • Focus
    • Form
    • Mouse
    • Clipboard
    • Selection
    • Touch
    • More
  • Event Pooling

Creating a dynamic UI in React

  • React Stateful Components
  • Keeping components stateless
  • Autobinding
  • Event Delegation

Integration with other libraries

  • React with jQuery
  • React and AJAX
  • Gulp and Browserify

React Server Integration and Deployment

  • npm
  • httpster



The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

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The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 11th November 2019


Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.


Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 18-11-2019
Event End Date 29-11-2019
Cut off date 17-11-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,196
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,356
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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