What’s React?

Javascript developers hate this one framework

This post originally appeared on Technically.

The TL;DR

React is a philosophy and framework for building web applications that use client side rendering.

  • Web apps are increasingly using client side rendering instead of server side(scary words! we’ll explain them)
  • Web developers use React to build dynamic web applications like Twitter
  • React’s philosophy emphasizes reusable components so you don’t rewrite code 
  • The must-know basics and pieces of the React ecosystem: props, JSX, state, and React Native vs. React JS
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