Sunday, March 31, 2019

Simple React + Redux example

In the previous article we have seen Spring boot with react example. In this example we will see how to configure React with Redux. Now what is all this fuss about Redux?

In simple term Redux is used to manage state of your application. As your application starts growing it gets difficult to manage state of your application. This is when Redux comes to help you.

Redux data flow

Lets see a simple counter example. Assuming npm is already installed in your machine. If not, install npm.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Spring Boot + ReactJS hello world example

Spring Boot is designed to get you up and running as quickly as possible, with minimal upfront configuration of Spring. To know more about spring boot, click here.

ReactJS is a JavaScript library used for building user interfaces. To know more about react, click here.

In this example spring boot will exposed our business logic using rest endpoints and reactjs is used as frontend user interface. Point here to be noted is unlike a traditional web application where java codes + web code (HTML + javascript + css) are residing in same project here spring boot and reactjs will be in different project. The main advantage of this type of setup is to have a loose coupling between your UI and business logic. Tomorrow if you feel to replace reactjs with anjularjs or vuejs you can very well do it without touching business logic.

Step 1 -
Create a spring boot application, click here for more details.