This chapter has been very text heavy so far. It's time we get our hands dirty and build a simple Om application. Since we talked about contacts before, that's what we will start with.
The main driver behind React and Om is the ability to build highly reusable, self-contained components and, as such, even in a simple Contacts application, we will have multiple components working in concert to achieve a common goal.
This is what our users should be able to do in the application:
And once we're done, it will look like the following:
As mentioned previously, ...