JavaScript is a bit of a trippy language, but a certifiable gateway drug to playing with a lot of Shiny New Toys which have popped up around it.

One of those shiny new toys is React. What is React? Well according to React, React is:

A JavaScript library for building user interfaces

Oh, that’s a thing about most of these Shiny New Toys, the tendency these days is to be a minimalist to a fault when describing them in marketing materials…

So what is React?

This video tutorial, from the Dev Ed YouTube Channel is a good place to start to actually understand just that.