Chapter 14. Working with data using Redux

This chapter covers

  • Understanding unidirectional data flow in React
  • Understanding the Flux data architecture
  • Working with the Redux data library

So far, you’ve been using React to create user interfaces. This is the most common use case for React. But most UIs need to work with data. This data comes from either a server (back end) or another browser component.

When it comes to working with data, React offers many options:

  • Integrating with MVC-like frameworks—This option is ideal if you’re already using or are planning to use an MVC-like framework for a single-page application: for example, using Backbone and Backbone models.
  • Writing your own data method or a library—This option is well suited ...

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