7 Libraries You Should Know as a React Developer 💯🔥

Tapajyoti Bose
3 min readMar 5, 2023

On your journey to becoming a well-rounded React developer, you would come across innumerable libraries, leaving you dazed and confused.

So, here is a list of 7 libraries that can’t go wrong with learning as a React developer.

1. React Joyride

React Joyride is a library that helps you create walkthroughs and guided tours for your React apps.

It is an incredible tool to showcase new features to existing users & onboarding new users to your app.

Website: https://react-joyride.com/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-joyride

2. React PDF Renderer

React PDF Renderer is a library that helps you create PDF files using React components, thus making the tedious process of creating PDFs a walk in the park.

Website: https://react-pdf.org/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/@react-pdf/renderer

3. React Beautiful DnD

React Beautiful DnD is a library that helps you create drag and drop interfaces in your React apps.

Website: https://react-beautiful-dnd.netlify.app/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-beautiful-dnd

4. Material UI

This is a library that needs no introduction. Material UI is the largest component library for React. It is used by Spotify, Amazon, Netflix and countless other companies.

Website: https://material-ui.com/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/@mui/material

5. Swiper.js

Swiper.js, as the library name suggests, is a library that helps you create swipeable interfaces in your React apps.

Website: https://swiperjs.com/react

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/swiper

6. React Query

React Query is a data management library which provides immense control of fetching, caching data, and error handling using simple hooks.

Website: https://tanstack.com/query/latest/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/@tanstack/react-query

7. React Spring

React Spring is a library that helps you create eye-candy animations in your React apps, which ensures high user engagement!

Website: https://react-spring.io/

NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-spring

That’s all folks! 🎉

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