Tag: react

Why React Native is Different

May 6, 2015
I gave a talk at a local JavaScript meetup in Richmond, VA about React Native. Here are my slides and a recording of the talk. Check this out if you want to see why React Native is so cool!

First Impressions using React Native

February 6, 2015
React Native is a new way to build native apps, using all the same technology you learned with React.js. It's amazing. In this article I give a demo of my first app built with it and explain the experience.

Compiling JSX with Sweet.js using Readtables

July 2, 2014
<a href="http://facebook.github.io/react/docs/jsx-in-depth.html">JSX</a> is a Facebook project that embeds an XML-like language in JavaScript, and is typically used with <a href="http://facebook.github.io/react/">React</a>. Many people love it and find it highly useful. Unfortunately it requires its own compiler and doesn't mix with other language extensions. I have implemented a <a href="https://github.com/jlongster/jsx-reader">JSX "compiler"</a> with <a href="http://sweetjs.org/">sweet.js</a> macros, so you can use it alongside any other language extensions implemented as macros.

Removing User Interface Complexity, or Why React is Awesome

May 13, 2014
I've been studying frameworks and libraries like Ember, Angular, and React the past several months, and given Web Components a lot of thought. I found React to be the most enlightening, and I'll explain why.