Tag Archives: React

React Optimizing Performance

Internally, React uses several clever techniques to minimize the number of costly DOM operations required to update the UI. For many applications, using React will lead to a fast user interface without doing much work to specifically optimize for performance. Nevertheless, there are several ways


Prepack – AOT tool

Prepack is a tool that optimizes JavaScript source code: Computations that can be done at compile-time instead of run-time get eliminated. Prepack replaces the global code of a JavaScript bundle with equivalent code that is a simple sequence of assignments. This gets rid of most

Create React App with an Express Backend

Create React App is an awesome way to get started with React. It creates a project structure for you, all set up and ready to go. You get to skip the configuration of Webpack and Babel, and get right down to writing your app. In this


Facebook React Fiber, a rewrite of React framework

Facebook has completely rewritten React, its popular JavaScript library for building user interfaces. The company hasn’t previously talked much about React Fiber, as the project is called, but it has actually been working on it for a while. It’s now ready to talk about this

Building your first React component with Babel and Webpack 2 [Video]

In this video you’ll walk through how to use the right combination of Webpack 2 and Babel 6 in order to build a React app. Specifically, you’ll learn the following packages – react, react-dom, babel-core, babel-loader, babel-preset-env, babel-preset-react, css-loader, html-webpack-plugin, style-loader, webpack.