In this tutorial, we’ll be building a React Calculator app. You’ll learn how to make a wireframe, design a layout, create components, update states, and format the output.
Since we’ll be building a Calculator app, let’s pick a scope that’s not too complicated for learning but also not too basic for covering different aspects of creating an app.
To start off, we’ll draw a basic wireframe to display our ideas. For this, you can use free tools like Figma or Diagrams.net.
Note that, in this phase, it’s not that important to think about colors and styling. What matter most is that you can structure the layout and identify the components involved.
Once we’ve dealt with the layout and the components, all that will be left to do to complete the design is to pick a nice color scheme.
To start, open the terminal in your projects folder and create a boilerplate template using the create-react-app. To do that, run the command: