React, Redux, and using the WordPress REST API

Web application development using React, Redux and server-side rendering has been exciting. A great general resource I’ve found on the topic is a book from O‚ÄôReilly Media titled, “Learning React – Functional Web Development with React and Redux.” It lays out the basics, while describing other helpful tools that one might use in a fully assembled application (Jest, ESLint, and React Router make appearances in this book as well).

One of the things I like most about the ecosystem is the number of resources offered. Not interested in reading a book? Checkout the React and Redux documentation. They’re both excellent. Additionally, there are plenty of videos (1, 2, 3), tutorials, posts and even a CLI tool, just to get started.

To explore some ideas in this space, I decided to bundle a setup that would consume portions of the WordPress REST API. While not trying to get too fancy, I’ve affectionately titled it, postpress and styled it to look similar to this site. Check it out at the project page on GitHub.

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