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Redux in Action by Marc Garreau and Will Faurot

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Chapter 1. Introducing Redux

This chapter covers

  • Defining Redux
  • Understanding the differences between Flux and Redux
  • Using Redux with React
  • Introducing actions, reducers, and the store
  • Learning when to use Redux

If you hop into any React web application in 2018, there’s a good chance you’ll find Redux there to manage its state. It’s remarkable that we reached this place so quickly, though. A few years ago, Redux had yet to be created and React enjoyed an excited and blossoming user base. Early adopters of React believed that they’d found the best solution yet to the view layer—the “V” of the MVC (Model-View-Controller) front-end framework puzzle. What they couldn’t agree on was how to manage the state of those applications once they became ...

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