A basic react application needs npm, yarn, babel, and webpack. This is a step by step guide to installing these things and setting up a minimal initial react project.
I’ll assume you have npm and yarn already installed. Go install those if you don’t regularly use them. You can substitute npm commands for the yarn commands below, if you like. I use yarn so my instructions are tailored to it.
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In the past I used a static site generator for this blog and I was looking for a simple way to add comments without using a 3rd party tool like Disqus. I don’t want a 3rd party tracking my users and I don’t want to encumber my blog with any server backend. I want the site to be so simple that you could easily host it from your basement on a Raspberry Pi or otherwise very small computer.
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Give Your Computer Instructions
It’s easy to start giving your computer instructions. You’ve already got the tool you need; your web browser. Lets open a special window called the console.
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You can use AWK to quickly look at a column of data in a CSV file.
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This is a minimalist template for an HTML document. I typically use this as a starting point for various web pages.
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