Our journey starts at the hello world page on reactjs.org. But don’t worry, we won’t stay there long, we ended up there by accident looking for the create react app docs. About 1 minute in, we’ll come across the most interesting paragraph on the page:
Unfortunately for us, the very first paragraph provides an inner conflict as we struggle not to click on the provided link:
the world’s most misunderstood programming language. What an irresistible link to let’s click on it.
We end up on an old-school looking website, is this right? Oh, I see, it’s an article written by Douglas Crockford. We’ve been linked to crockford.com. Apart from some
align centers here and there, this seems to be the only css applied to the entire site:
<body bgcolor="linen" style="margin: 8%;"
After we read this, we realize that the first word in the article is a link. Let’s click the link.
It takes us to a new page about a book he’s written. I didn’t know he’d written more than one book, it’s probably worth checking it out. So we click one of the links that take us to an amazon page where we realize that the book is about $40 USD, which is about $40 too expensive at this point.
Here, I’ll embed it for you: