A Visual Guide To React Mental Models

Understand React intuitively

Hey!

How to understand React intuitively, in a way that helps you solve hard problems in your mind before you commit to finding a solution through code?


I've learned that the biggest difference between someone that has mastered a
language, framework, or tool and someone who hasn't lies in the mental models
they use. One person will have a clear and advanced one and the other will not.

If you want to understand React better there’s no better way than to have a good mental model around it.

Read on to see an in-depth explanation of the mental model I use with React every day, alongside illustrations and graphics to help you follow along. We’re all visual learners after all!

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Whether you've been working with React for years or are just starting, having
a useful mental model is, in my opinion, the fastest way to feel confident
working with it.