Chapter 1. Everything You Should Know About React

Hello, readers!

This book assumes that you already know what React is and what problems it solves for you. You may have written a small/medium application with React and you want to improve your skills and answer all your open questions.

You should know that React is maintained by developers at Facebook and hundreds of contributors within the JavaScript community.

React is one of the most popular libraries for creating user interfaces and it is well-known to be fast, thanks to its smart way of touching the DOM.

It comes with JSX, a new syntax to write markup in JavaScript, which requires you to change your mind regarding the separation of concerns. It has many cool features, such as the server-side ...

Get React Design Patterns and Best Practices now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.