Reason tutorial without React


I’m trying to learn ReasonML, having come from Python, Elm and F#. All the tutorials I’ve found suggest I learn React first. Do I have to learn React first? Are there some tutorials which don’t assume this prior knowledge?


There are a couple of different Reason tutorials without ReasonReact. First there’s the Reason website:

Then there is Dr Axel Rauschmayer’s book:

There’s my book:

And lots of other tutorials, YouTube uploads of talks, etc., as well as an Egghead course. People tend to post lots of materials in the subreddit:


If your aim is not to learn how to use bucklescript, then the OCaml books are also relevant. Converting the syntax is not hard.


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