Introduction to REACT (beginners workshop)


Disclaimer: this is a workshop for React true beginners. If you are already confident with the below notions, we encourage you to check "React Hack Tokyo (".


This workshop was originally mainly aimed at our bootcamp students but we decided to open a few seats to the public. Come and experience Le Wagon from the inside!

React has been getting tremendous popularity within startups but can still seem intimidating for new developers. Its environment is rich, constantly being updated and offers new syntaxes.

In this beginner-friendly session, Francisco Presencia (, teacher at Le Wagon and JS specialist, will be introducing the following notions:


• React introduction

• Create React App

• JSX Syntax

• Properties

• State

• Events

All of this while making a simple chat app with the components Chat (general one), MessageList and WriteMessage.


• You'll need to know the basics of ES6 ( before coming, including: arrow functions, import/export, classes...

• Bring your laptop!


About Le Wagon Tokyo

Le Wagon Tokyo ( is a coding school for startups, creative people and tech entrepreneurs. Our 9-week Full-Stack Coding Bootcamp ( is designed for complete beginners or "half-beginners" who really want to dive into programming and, above all, change their mindset. Learn to think like a developer, consider issues with new insight, and become more autonomous thanks to these newly acquired abilities.

About Impact HUB Tokyo

Impact HUB Tokyo ( is part innovation lab, business incubator and coworking space where a community of (social) entrepreneurs gathers, connects and exchanges knowledge and ideas. As Impact HUB Tokyo, we share the vision with LeWagon Tokyo that provides new opportunities and tools that can change people’s lives.