React Stateless Functional Components example

We have known how to define a React Component in the post React Components example. There is a simpler way to do this which is called stateless functional components. Remember that we can only use this method for components that don’t have state.

Related Posts:
React Component Props example
React State example
React Note Application – React props and state example

I. How to

With component that we created from the class:

We can define it in another way (stateless functional component way):

We can see that the stateless component is just a function. There is no this keyword.

II. Practice

1. Overview

We will build a React Note Application like the post: React Note Application – React props and state example using Stateless Functional Components wherever we can:


For setting up environment and project files, please visit: React Components example – Setup Project.
To run this example, we just need to override app.js file.

2. app.js

3. Run & Check results

– Point cmd to project folder, then run cmd: yarn install.
node_modules folder and yarn.lock file now appear in our project folder:


– Run cmd: babel src/app.js --out-file=public/scripts/app.js --presets=env,react --watch
Now, a new app.js file appear in public/scripts folder, code insides this file was generated automatically (and also update automatically whenever we modify and save src/app.js).

– Open new cmd, point to Project folder, run cmd: live-server public.
Result in Browser:


III. Source code


By grokonez | March 29, 2018.

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