• Charles Max Wood
  • Aimee Knight
  • Joe Eames
  • Cory House
  • AJ O'Neal

Special Guests: None

In this episode, the JavaScript Jabber panelists talk about React: The Big Picture, Cory’s course on Pluralsight and what React is all about. They discuss both the pros and cons when it comes to using React and when it would be the best to use this library. They also encourage programmers to use React in a more consistent way so that people can share components.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • What is React: The Big Picture course?
  • React
  • The frameworks work with each other
  • Reason and Elm
  • How to decide when using React is the best option?
  • React tradeoffs
  • JavaScript
  • React expects you to do a little more typing and work
  • React is very close to JavaScript
  • React pushes you towards a single file per component
  • React Round Up
  • Are the Code Mods as wonderful as they sound?
  • Angular
  • Create React App
  • What are Code Mods?
  • Lack of opinionated approach in React
  • Using React in a more consistent way
  • MobX and Redux
  • Start off using just plain React
  • When wouldn’t you want to use React?
  • And much, much more!