Simple, Useful Full Stack Express and React Application
This repository contains a simple Full Stack Express / React application. It is intended to demonstrate as wide an array of features as possible while still keeping the app simple and easy to understand.
This application accompanies the course on Pluralsight Building a Full Stack Application with Express and React [Note: Add link].
This application consists of Front End component (located in the
appdirectory) that is built with Redux and React. It also has a Back End component (located in the
serverdirectory) that uses Express to manage
First, install the programs required to run the application:
Next, clone this repository and install dependencies:
git clone [email protected]:danielstern/express-react-fullstack.git
Also, make sure MongoDB is running by navigating to the installation directory and running (in cmd or terminal), replacing the path with your chosen Mongo directory:
Now, start the development environment with the following command:
npm run dev
The application should open automatically.
Problem: The application won't start!
Try: 1. Run
npm installagain 2. Update your version of
Node.jsto the latest 3. Clone the finished repo and start from there
Problem: I'm getting weird error XYZ!
Try: 1. Cancel
npm run dev(with ctrl-C on windows) and run it again 2. If there error mentions any particular file, visit that file and make sure you didn't make any common errors (capitalization of property names, forgetting to destructure paramaters with curly brackets) 3. Still no luck? Clone the finished repo and prune away parts of it until you are at the point you left off.
This version of the application is found at the Add Sign Up Branch.
Coming February 2019.