Creating a Wordle Game in React and TypeScript
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Creating a Wordle Game in React and TypeScript

About the Book

This book was written to help a developer through the process of building a React app in order to familiarize the developer with some of the important features of React and TypeScript in a fun and easy to follow experience. The book goes step by step through some of the widely used concepts in React, and illustrates best practices for using hooks, styled components, and other advanced React features. By the end of the book, you will understand how to create a full blown React App which you can use to further your knowledge of building applications on the web

About the Author

Mike Gold
Mike Gold

I have been developing software for over 20 years and worked as a consultant in the banking, manufacturing, healthcare, finance, and military industries. I am a former Microsoft MVP and have a background in Electrical Engineering. I've contributed over 200 articles on .NET/C# technology and have lately been working fullstack with .NET Core and ReactJS

Mike Gold

Episode 249

Table of Contents

  • Part One
    • Introduction
    • Creating a Letter Component
    • Running the app
    • Styling further with Styled Components
    • Coming up Next
  • Part Two
    • Introduction
    • The Word Component Design
    • The Unevaluated Case
    • Inputting the Word
    • Coming up Next
  • Part Three
    • Introduction
    • The Wordle Algorithm
    • Coding the Algorithm
    • Testing the Algorithm
    • Hooking the Evaluation Function to the Board
    • Coming up Next:
  • Part Four
    • Introduction
    • Adding the Word Board
    • Adding Win and Lose Logic
    • Adding Animation
    • Coming up Next
  • Part Five
    • Introduction
    • The VirtualKey Component
    • Creating the Keyboard
    • Hooking it all up
    • Coloring the Keys based on Accuracy
    • Conclusion
  • Appendix
    • Union Types
    • Interfaces
    • Named functions vs Anonymous Functions
    • Deconstruction
    • Enums
    • Map Type
    • map function
    • Optional Chaining

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