Here's what people say about our book



Donald Pham

Donald Pham
Toronto, Canada

"I use various online resources like udemy.com and acloud.guru for eLearning, but this book is the best thus far to get one up to speed with the necessary skill sets to immediately run a web application."

Earl Lee

Earl Lee
Washington, D.C.

"As a former engineer turned PM that's a few years removed from writing code, Builder Book has been a quick and convenient way to brush up on full-stack development and learn React for a side project."

Sam Reaves

Sam Reaves
Atlanta, GA

"I often use Udemy for learning specific technologies, but ended up using Builder Book after being impressed with their brochure site being the actual project you build. The up to date, step by step instructions with Github made creating the app a breeze."

Saul Ocampo

Saul Ocampo
Chicago, IL

"Amazing book to expand your knowledge of building a full stack application. It connected many of the dots I was experiencing when building my own apps. I now see the power of Next and look forward to building further applications."

Sam Baines

Sam Baines
Midlands, UK

"Excellent book for anyone looking to develop react/next/web app skills, even a relative beginner. Perfect for learning, and you build an app that can actually have uses like project/game documentation etc."

Noel Cutler

Noel Cutler
London, UK

"I completed a Girls First Coding Course where I learned HTML, CSS, and Javascript to build a basic website. I've wanted to build a web app next, and this book is a great guide to do so."

Shane MacBride

Shane MacBride
Chico, CA

"Great resource for learning an excellent suite of web technologies through a streamlined, hands-on process. No matter what background you come from, this book is an invaluable addition to your development arsenal."

Salie Lie

Salie Lie
Singapore

"This book is by far the best I've found on the MERN stack. It also covers testing. Very comprehensive book with explanations so that you actually understand what the code does."

Kamil Latosiński

Kamil Latosiński
Warsaw, Poland

"Everyone knows the meme 'if the authors of computer programming books wrote arithmetic books'. This book is very different. It's not another to-do list but a comprehensive guide of how to build a real-life application. I haven't found a better resource."

Ej Cruz

Ej Cruz
San Francisco, CA

"I'm going through tutorials from uDemy, Lynda, codeacademy, and my local community college. Though things do stick, a full scope is still kind of shaky. This book is something I've been needing!"

Svitlana Shepitsena

Svitlana Shepitsena
Chicago, IL

"A clear explanation, possibility to see a result of your work step by step and finally get a real full-stack application makes programming a real joy. And the most important, this book pays special attention to a server-side rendering."

Nicola Niro

Nicola Niro
Malta

"I really like how the book explains everything and in depth, even JavaScript stuff, without leaving anything for granted. Do you have a book for the saas boilerplate as well?."

Josh Horwitz

Josh Horwitz
Ann Arbor, MI

"I don't have a lot of experience with server-side rendered React, and Builder Book has taught me a lot about it in a short amount of time. I also never worked with Next.js, and this book has proved an invaluable resource."

Quan Vu

Quan Vu
New York, NY

"I’m currently a college senior, and I'm planning to join a web development team for a full-time position after graduation. So this book is a great resource for that purpose."

Rachel DiCesare

Rachel DiCesare
Fishkill, NY

"JavaScript can be a hard language. But reading this book certainly helps me understand JavaScript much better and how to build something awesome with it!"

Michelle Garcia

Michelle Garcia
Los Angeles, CA

"This book is giving me step-by-step, purposeful practice in building my first React app! I really appreciate the hands-on approach, as I think this is the best way to learn something new."

Stanley Festus

Stanley Festus
Helsinki, Finland

"What I like most about this book is that everything is explained in a way that I know what every line of code is doing. Most tutorials assume too much, and readers tend to lose track at some point."

Cherian Porter

Cherian Porter
Houston, TX

"I love that this book is so straightforward. It's also very helpful with screenshots! I have the basics down and can see that this book is my next step in learning web development."

Steffani Brasil

Steffani Brasil
Vancouver, BC

"I recommend this book to everyone who wants to understand how to build web applications with the latest technologies. The book has helped me achieve more solid knowledge of JavaScript."

Conor Brady

Conor Brady
Dublin, Ireland

"It's a fantastic book that really gives you the opportunity to learn how to create a full application while going through the instrinic details as if they were separate applications."

Lily Barrett

Lily Barrett
Boston, MA

"I love the matter-of-fact, unpretentious tone of this book and the fact that an actual, tangible project (rather than just a “Hello World” website) awaits us at the end."

Massimiliano Bertinetti

Massimiliano Bertinetti
Turin, Italy

"This book teaches you to develop a professional project from start to end, with good references and a real product (the site for the book is the web app you develop). Really a good job!"

Nick Isaacs

Nick Isaacs
Bengaluru, India

"Really good book to help you learn React, as well as the entire stack to get a web app into production. The github project was really helpful as a reference."

Taylor Cox

Taylor Cox
Tampa, FL

"While I went to a code boot camp, I don't have the opportunity to use more than HTML and CSS at work. This book helps me expand into new technologies and establish myself as not just a designer but a developer."

Justin Collier

Justin Collier
Lincoln, NE

"I was looking for help with getting started using Next + Jest and I found this book's instructions very easy to digest and use."

Rocio Roman

Rocio Roman
Los Angeles, CA

"As a student studying computer science, most of what we learn is theoretical. This book is the perfect guide to learn more about back-end, front-end, and how they all connect to make a responsive web app."

Fabrizio Filippini

Fabrizio Filippini
Kansas City, MO

"I was looking to get into front-end and back-end development and this book gave me the perfect project to touch all aspects of web development. Great one-stop-shop learning tool!"

Kevin Gómez

Kevin Gómez
Medellin, Colombia

"There are tons of resources to learn React + Node, but none are like Builder Book. It's one of the best online resources to invest your money. You'll learn all you need to set up your React project following the 'learn by doing' principle."

Suresh Swamy

Suresh Swamy
Wellington, New Zealand

"For those who want to build a complete, full-stack project using the MERN stack, this is a great resource. Particularly, the authentication using promise was highly useful."

Julian Mayorga

Julian Mayorga
Mendoza, Argentina

"Builderbook is awesome. I love the fact that it goes beyond just building simple demos. It teaches you to build production apps. You learn to build the app that you use to read the book."

Owen Caulfield

Owen Caulfield
Cardiff, CA

"Awesome full-stack tutorial that goes deep in-depth on a number of topics- this one stands above the crowd."

Lester Infiesto

Lester Infiesto
Central Visayas, Philippines

"Many online sources teach you to build things on a narrow vision, but this book gives you an excellent view of what you're actually building. Very helpful for developers of all levels."

Bolaji Ogidan

Bolaji Ogidan
Lagos, Nigeria

"This book is insanely awesome for a developer that wants to master front-end engineering. The book is well structured and easy to understand."

Daniel Kapper

Daniel Kapper
Washington, D.C.

"I have learned so much from this book. It has made me a better developer. I am so happy I found the project, and I highly recommend it!"

Louis Wong

Louis Wong
United States

"I love project-based web development courses. Builder Book is a superb resource for learning how to build a full-stack project that you can actually make use of after all is said and done."

Charan Vinnakota

Charan Vinnakota
Bengaluru, India

"This book is a nice read, exactly what I was looking for! We need more books like these, especially when learning upcoming technologies like Material-UI and Next.js."

Ahsan Jamal

Ahsan Jamal
Karachi, Pakistan

"I'm a software engineer with basic knowledge of React. This book has advanced my skills in MERN stack development and taught me how React works with Material-UI, Stripe, Mailchimp, etc."

Vitaliy Starov

Vitaliy Starov
Moscow, Russia

"This book is very informative yet written in a friendly manner. Examples are easy to understand, and content is served in a learn-by-doing style."

Rohan Paul

Rohan Paul
Kolkata, India

"This book is indeed what I was looking for, covering a production-grade web app from scratch. It's one of the greatest I have seen on the MERN stack. I want to convey a big thanks to the authors for writing it."

Genesis Gabiola

Genesis Gabiola
Central Luzon, Phillipines

"Builder Book teaches you the basic foundation of JavaScript up to the modern JavaScript concepts. Even a beginner without any code experience will be able to understand because of the well-explained examples."

Umar Rana

Umar Rana
United Arab Emirates

"It's a great book, but I am disappointed there is no user password authentication, most used authentication system."

Mohamed BinOthman

Mohamed BinOthman
Chandigarh, India

"I'm a front-end developer and a teacher. This book is a very useful resource for me and my students. It's not like other books. It has a practical example and all principles that students need to build it."

Kingsley Silas

Kingsley Silas
Lagos, Nigeria

"Builder Book takes you from the ground up to building an application. You implement all features yourself and even deploy it, giving you confidence to work on real world projects. I'm glad that concepts are explained simply."