React, despite its widespread use in the front-end development scene today, is a very misunderstood tool. It is a library for building user interfaces, originally developed at Facebook, but is now being used by thousands of other companies such as Twitter, Dropbox, Paypal and more. To illustrate just how popular React has become, the core […]

Single Page Apps (SPAs) are all the rave these days. Unlike a traditional web application, an SPA dynamically rewrites the current page instead of requesting entirely new pages from the server. This makes web apps behave more like desktop or mobile applications. In order to make this work, a way to distinguish between each page […]

React 16, also known as React Fiber, is a complete rewrite of the popular library‚Äôs core algorithm aimed at improving perceived performance and responsiveness of complex applications. Some of the main goals of React 16 are: the faster rendering of components and animations, the ability to prioritize DOM updates, the ability to split rendering work […]