Bootstrap a `react-blessed` Terminal Application

Elijah Manor
InstructorElijah Manor

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In this lesson we will start to create a terminal React application with react-blessed, which is a custom renderer for React. If you already know how to use React with the DOM, then you should be able to leverage a lot of what you already know to build an app for the terminal.

Phil Keys
Phil Keys
~ 10 months ago

Curious about the useRef for the timer. Is it really necessary in this instance?

Elijah Manor
Elijah Manorinstructor
~ 10 months ago

Phil, no it's not necessary in this case. If I wanted to pull out a custom useInterval hook then it gets really complicated. I simplified that whole bit in the next lesson.

Phil Keys
Phil Keys
~ 10 months ago

Great, thanks.