Using Alt

Alt.js is a Flux library that implements a lot of the boilerplate code for us. It completely adheres to the Flux concepts and patterns, but let's us focus on the architecture from the perspective of our application, rather than worrying about action constants and switch statements.

In this section, we'll touch on the core concepts of Alt before diving into a simple todo list example. The example is intentionally simple—you'll be able to map the code back to the Flux concepts you've learned about so far in this book.

The core ideas

The main goal of the Facebook Flux package is to provide a reference implementation of a basic dispatcher component. This serves well as an aide to the concepts of Flux—actions are dispatched to stores in a synchronous, ...

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