Why Learn React? | APAC Livestream

Singapore Campus

General Assembly @ 79 Anson
Level 20. 79 Anson Road

Past Locations for this Event

Why Learn React? | APAC Livestream | Singapore

Singapore Campus

General Assembly @ 79 Anson
Level 20. 79 Anson Road

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

React is one of the fastest growing JavaScript libraries for building interactive, data-driven applications. There's never been a better time to learn React.

Choosing the right front-end framework to build out a user interface is crucial to the success of any app. React has been a game changer in the way people think about structuring and building out the user interface. This class will explore the benefits of learning React and why so many companies are migrating to this new framework to build out their front-end.

Topics we will cover

  • Getting started working with React
  • Structuring UI into reusable Components
  • Practice passing data to child Component via Props
  • Using State to manage unidirectional data flow
  • Understanding the Component lifecycle
  • Build an app to apply your new knowledge

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set with React skills in our 1-week or 10-week, part-time React Development course.


  • A better understanding of React concepts
  • Creating Components, a fundamental building block of React
  • Passing data to a Component via Props
  • Updating State to trigger a re-render of one or more Components
  • Exploring a Components lifecycle
  • Using React Developer Tools to investigate React

Prereqs & Preparation

This class is not for beginners. Please come with:

  • Experience with Front End Development
  • Proficiency in JavaScript



  • This bootcamp is taken completely online.
  • We will provide a link to the platform on the day of the session.
  • You will need a computer and a strong internet connection.

If you sign up and do not receive an email with the link to the platform within one hour of the session, please reach out to sydney@generalassemb.ly.

Note: This instance is scheduled for our Asia Pacific metros, and may take place at an unusual time for your metro.

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