A little React Starter App :

Let’s look at the basic setup of React Application :

  1. Create a folder “react-starter-kit”.
  2. use terminal at the folder root level for terminal options or VSCode where it comes with in-built terminal.
  3. Use “npm init” to add package.json file.
"name": "react-starter-kit",
"version": "0.0.1",
"description": "react starter kit",
"main": "index.js",
"scripts": {
"test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1",
"build": "webpack --mode production",
"start": "webpack-dev-server --open --mode development --watch- content-base"
"keywords": ["react", "webpack" ],
"author": <Author name>,
"license": "MIT",
"dependencies": {
"html-webpack-plugin": "^3.2.0",
"lodash": "^4.17.15",
"path": "^0.12.7",
"raw-loader": "^4.0.0",
"react": "^16.12.0",
"react-dom": "^16.12.0",
"webpack": "^4.41.4"
"devDependencies": {
"@babel/core": "^7.7.7",
"@babel/preset-env": "^7.7.7",
"@babel/preset-react": "^7.7.4",
"babel-loader": "^8.0.6",
"css-loader": "^3.4.0",
"sass-loader": "^8.0.0",
"webpack-cli": "^3.3.10",
"webpack-dev-server": "^3.10.1"
{ “presets”: [“@babel/preset-env”, “@babel/preset-react”]}
<title>React Redux Starter Kit</title>
<div id=”app”></div>
import React from ‘react’;
import ReactDOM from ‘react-dom’;

<div>Welcome to React Application</div>,
const path = require(‘path’);
const webpack = require(‘webpack’);
const HtmlWebpackPlugin = require(‘html-webpack-plugin’);

module.exports = {
mode: ‘development’,
entry: ‘./src/index.js’,
output: { path: path.resolve(__dirname, ‘dist’),
filename: ‘starterKit.bundle.js’ },
module: {
rules: [ { test: /\.(js|jsx)$/, use: ‘babel-loader’ },
{ test: /\.txt$/, use: ‘raw-loader’ },
{ test: /\.css$/,
use: [
{loader : ‘css-loader’},
{loader : ‘sass-loader’}
resolve: {
extensions: [“.js”, “.jsx”, “.json”] },
plugins: [ new webpack.ProgressPlugin(),
new HtmlWebpackPlugin(
template: ‘./src/index.html’,
filename: ‘index.html’
  1. Download all the dependences through “npm i




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Akarsh Saraff

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