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JavaScript React Basics (2018) Thinking in Components Use a Component with JSX

Tom Beals
Tom Beals
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rI downloaded the project files for this video and react will not render in my browser

Downloaded the files and react wont work

1 Answer

After struggling with this for a long time I think I figured it out. If you're using the project files, you need to do two things:

A. In addition to including the react scripts, you need to include a standalone babel script - put this below the react script tags:

<script src="https://unpkg.com/babel-standalone@6/babel.min.js"></script>

B. You need to add a 'type' of 'text/babel' to the ./app.js script tag:

<script type="text/babel" src="./app.js"></script>

This wasn't clear at all in the videos but I believe it is what's missing.