Let’s create a front-end React Component that can access the contents of a 3rd party Web Database service using Express as a proxy.
Register in advance via Eventbrite to receive access to the meeting links: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-access-web-database-data-from-a-react-component-tickets-142119044889?aff=hackbuddy
In this 2 hour workshop, you’ll walk away with a React project that interacts with Kintone, a Web Database service.
We’ll walk you through the basics of REST API calls and CORS, usage of State and Effect Hooks, setting up an Express back-end, and using it as a proxy.
Prerequisite – Sign up for Kintone!
🚀 Sign up for Kintone!
① Sign-Up for Developer Program Account (Website) 🌐
② THEN Create a Kintone Subdomain (Database) 📂
💾 Install Node & npm
- Node ≥ 10.16 and npm ≥ 5.6 are required for this workshop
- Installing Node.js
- *When you download Node.js, you automatically get npm installed on your computer.
Quick Video on the Sign-Up Process:
📚 Suggested Reading
We advise you to have a look through the following React documents beforehand:
Event Schedule (in Pacific Time)
- 6:00 pm – Welcome!
- 6:15pm – 7:45pm – Kintone Presentation & Workshop
- 7:45pm – Q&A
⚙️ What is Kintone?
Kintone is a no-code/low-code cloud platform for teams to quickly & easily share and collaborate on their data.
Read up on how to customize and develop on the Kintone platform at https://developer.kintone.io/