2.0 out of 5 starsAssemble a front-end stack, the copy/paste method
20 July 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
This book is worth the $3 I paid for it. It's a lot of "OK now go put this code in this file" without any in-depth explanation of why we are taking these actions. At the end of each chapter you will be able to step back and look over what you've done (provided your app is in a functioning state) and glean some bit of knowledge from your progress, so it is not a lost cause, just very confusing along the way. It would have been nice if the github repository had tags or branches for each chapter so I can find where I went wrong (because it is inevitable). There are typos and unclear direction in this book, at one point the author references jsx files that do not exist in the app (Assuming something was missed during a revision). If you check out the repository today and simply try to npm install the build will fail.
There IS good information in this book, I did learn lots of stuff about the react/webpack ecosystem, the process was more frustrating than I would have liked.