We at botsplash, Love ReactJs. It has made our web development experience a pleasure to work with. There are a number of awesome resources to get started with web development and mobile development. I strongly recommend the framework, along with Redux for any aspiring developer (even if your focus ML/NLP/Deep Learning, you can showcase your model with real users). In our deep involvement of using ReactJs we also encountered not-so-best fit situations. This article explores when not to use ReactJs.
ReactJs can be a go to option for most of the web/mobile development needs and these are some of the situations to avoid,
While ReactJs and Redux perform reasonably, we have observed that performance is sometimes sluggish and would not be ideal for widget scripts.
It would be ideal to make the right choice upfront but many times its not possible given, we like to use our best React Hammer, where possible.
2. Convert JSX syntax to document.createElement references and update them on state changes
3. Managing component state. Of course, this requires more planning and execution than React Code, but allows to get fine-grained performance goals.
These steps are just the start and depending on your application complexity, you will have to apply these principles across all child components. If this increases the complexity of your code, it would be worthwhile to check other alternative such as preact or deku.
If you have feedback or alternate approaches, please share it in the comments section. I look forward to write about “Best Practices with ReactJs” in a follow up article.
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