💀 Anatomy

What are all the files in a React project?

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There are many ways to build a react app. The most common options include:

React Files

Get familiar with the files in your React project.

  • package.json - The main file that defines the dependencies and other settings for your project.
  • node_modules - Source code for depencies. Do not touch.
  • public - The directory where your static files are stored.
  • src/index.js - Main entrypoint to bootstrap the app.
  • src/App.js - The root component of the app.
  • src/App.spec.js - Unit tests for the app.
  • src/*.css - Styles for the app.


Generate a new project with npx create-react-app my-app.

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