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ReactJS For Stupid People

ReactJS For Stupid People
TL;DR I struggled for a long time trying to understand what React is and how it fits in the application architecture. This post is what I wish someone had told me. What is React? How does React compare to Angular, Ember, Backbone, et al? How do you handle data? Stop. Stop it right now. React is ONLY THE VIEW LAYER. React is often mentioned in the same breath as other Javascript frameworks, but "React vs Angular" doesn't make sense because they aren't directly comparable things. React gives you a template language and some function hooks to essentially render HTML. You absolutely cannot build a fully functional dynamic application with React alone. The Good After working with React for a while, I've seen three very important benefits surface. 1. This may be the most important benefit, even though it is not different from Angular templates. Say you have to update your site's header with the user's name upon log in. <header><div class="name"> Not Logged In </div></header> 2. 3. The Bad 1. 2. 3. Related:  React

React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By · React for Designers Updates: Jul 15, 2016: Updated for React 15. I also heard React.js was good and recently spent some time playing with it. Now that I’m pretty comfortable with React, I decided to write a tutorial on this subject. Target Audience: People Who Know Just Enough jQuery to Get by Before I begin, I’d like to clarify who my target audience is. Zed Shaw, the author of “Learn Code the Hard Way” series, recently wrote an excellent blog post called Early v.s. I don’t want to make a similar mistake here. In this tutorial, I’m targeting the third group I mentioned: people who know just enough jQuery to get by. Designers who can do basic coding in HTML/CSS/jQuery. If you’re comfortable with JavaScript or any of the frontend frameworks like Backbone/Ember/Angular, this tutorial is NOT for you, and you’ll be very frustrated with my writing style. Also, if you already know React, you’ll be pretty upset with me as well because I’ll be talking mostly about states instead of immutability or componetization.

Comment bien débuter en ReactJS On vous a parlé de cette technologie et vous voulez vous y frotter ? Vous ne savez pas comment commencer avec toutes les technologies qui gravitent autour : React, Flux, Redux, Webpack, JSX, Babel, etc. ? Bref, vous êtes perdus. Mais, vous êtes au bon endroit ! Nous allons voir dans ce premier article les principes de ReactJs ainsi que la partie routing. ReactJs ReactJS est une librairie JavaScript, créée par Facebook, utilisée uniquement pour le côté “vue” dans le paradigme MVC. Intérêt de React face aux autres frameworks La compétition est rude dans les frameworks JavaScript, notamment entre Angular (1 et 2), Ember et ReactJS. L’intérêt de React réside tout d’abord dans son approche composant, complètement différente des autres, et qui, au lieu de laisser notre JavaScript modifier le DOM, écrit du HTML dans ses composants JavaScript en interne. Concernant les webcomponents (avec le framework Polymer par exemple), ceux-ci ont un but différent de React. Le fonctionnement de ReactJS “Bon !

The Future of Web Development - React, Falcor, and ES6 | Widen Engineering In this article, I’m going provide a glimpse into the future of web development. You will gain a new perspective on structuring a user interface, server, and data endpoints. In other words, I will cover the full “stack” - both the browser and server code - and you will be able to examine and execute all of the referenced code in a fully-functional GitHub repository. Intermediate understanding of JavaScript. If you lack any of these qualities, you may still be able to navigate this article and the related code, but these gaps in your knowledge will likely prevent you from extending my code to support a more realistic or non-trivial scenario. The current stack at Widen has traditionally consisted of Java on the server, AngularJS for all of our browser-related code (within the last few years), Jersey for REST API support, and a whole host of other various libraries such as jQuery, underscore, lodash, jQuery UI, and Bootstrap. A new and shiny approach. A futuristic stack React Falcor Webpack

Learning React.js: Getting Started and Concepts Introduction Today we are going to kick off the first installment in a new series of tutorials, Learning React, that will focus on becoming proficient and effective with Facebook's React library. Before we start building anything meaningful, its important that we cover some base concepts first, so lets get this party started. What is React? React is a UI library developed at Facebook to facilitate the creation of interactive, stateful & reusable UI components. It is used at Facebook in production, and Instagram.com is written entirely in React. One of it's unique selling points is that not only does it perform on the client side, but it can also be rendered server side, and they can work together inter-operably. It also uses a concept called the Virtual DOM that selectively renders subtrees of nodes based upon state changes. How does the Virtual DOM work? Imagine you had an object that you modeled around a person. Now think about if you took that object and made some changes. Getting Started

Tyler McGinnis » React.js Tutorial Pt 1: A Comprehensive Guide to Building Apps with React.js Table of Contents: Pt I: A Comprehensive Guide to Building Apps with React.js. Pt II: Building React.js Apps with Gulp, and Browserify. Pt III: Architecting React.js Apps with Flux. Pt IV: Add Routing to your React App with React Router. Pt V: Add Data Persistence to your React App with Firebase. Pt VI: Combining React.js, Flux, React Router, Firebase, Gulp, and Browserify. React.js The Bigger Picture: By now you’ve probably heard about facebook’s React. As you’ve started to learn React you’ve probably ran into this problem. As mentioned above, this blog series will have six parts. Pt II: Building React.js Apps with Gulp, and Browserify. Pt III: Architecting React.js Apps with Flux. React.js Fundamentals: Components are the building blocks of React. What makes React so convenient for building user interfaces is that data is either received from a component’s parent component, or it’s contained in the component itself. Above we have a picture of my Twitter profile. Component LifeCycle Events

Introduction à ReactJS Cela fait maintenant un an que React est open-sourced. C'est l'occasion de présenter le petit dernier de la vague MV*. #Les différentes approches d'UI #Backbone Backbone apporte une simplification dans la déclaration d'évenements, il reste cependant très peu impliqué dans le rendering. Pour faire du data-binding, Backbone ne propose naturellement rien, et l'on doit faire appel à des mixins supplémentaires pour le mettre en place sans s'arracher les cheveux. De plus, c'est souvent un moteur de templating comme Handlebars ou Jade qui génére la vue originale. En somme, Backbone est très sympathique pour structurer son code proprement, mais concernant l'UI, n'aide absolument pas à réduire la compléxité liée aux états du DOM. #Angular Angular propose une approche beaucoup plus travaillée, en imposant un moteur de templating HTML (on peut utiliser du preprocessing) et on déclare ses bindings très simplement avec une syntaxe {{mustache}}. #Ember #React React change complètement d'approche.

Trying out React - Artsy Engineering We recently picked up a Rails application that was a few features away from completion. This application allows our Genome Team to classify multiple artworks based on visual and art historical characteristics. These characteristics, or "genes", can be added, removed, and changed for any of the artworks on the panel. Our genomers are masters of efficiency, and over the years we have worked closely with them to tailor a dynamic interface to their specific workflow. When we started working on the app, the back-end was organized, modular, and interfaced seamlessly with the Artsy API, but there were still a few front-end features we needed to implement before it could be used by the Genome Team. Choosing a Suitable Framework We decided to introduce a front-end framework to make it easier to add new features, and spent a day researching different options. Our plan was to eventually replace all of the existing *.haml.erb templates and global CoffeeScript mixins with discrete React components.

SurviveJS React.js resources It has been some time (almost 2 years?) since we started using React.js at Arkency. It quickly propagated to all of our projects. Along the way, we’ve been blogging a lot about what we learnt. So far we’ve released: 28 blogposts5 open repositoriesReact.js koans7 YT videos2 books (with repos)dozens of emails to our React Kung Fu mailing list This blogpost is an attempt to put all the resources in one place. Rails meets React.js The book will teach you: How to install and configure React.js in your Rails project.Working with dynamic React based forms.How to transform your view to React-managed components.What you can use React.js for in your projects and how.Detailed knowledge about how to use it and best practices to work with React.js, with examples.How to test React components.You will also get Ruby and CoffeeScript code for the examples.And it begins with a tutorial so that you start with practical skills. Buy Rails meets React.js React.js by example

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