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How I learned React.js and Node.js from scratch in a few months

Recently Causematch decided to shift from wordpress based platform to React.js+Node.js stack. Causematch has indeed grown a lot in past few years that wordpress has become unable to handle us. We had to move on. I was from a backend development background, and hence a complete beginner in javascript and now both our backend and frontend was going to be in js but I was excited anyway to learn all the new stuff. Looking back now, I have come a long way in both React.js and Node.js. Here are few things that helped me on my way. Online courses It is no secret that there are plenty of online courses online. It took me less than 5 minutes to go to udemy.com and find a course with good reviews. Here is the one I chose:  https://www.udemy.com/course/react-the-complete-guide-incl-redux . Keeping an eye on reviews is the key to selecting a good course.  I was too lazy to attend online classes for Node.js too, but I bought one anyway.  https://www.udemy.com/course/the-complete