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Discussion on: Maybe I Should Have Just Used create-react-app

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bvalyou

I have a larger side project that I recently migrated from manual webpack to CRA and found it to be an overall win. My explicit configuration is now limited to eslint, everything else is free*.

What I would recommend is installing react-scripts in your project, running “react-scripts start” and if it works, just roll with it. I gradually migrated my tests to use it but had it managing my builds for a few weeks before I made that jump.

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Harriet Author

Thanks for the recommend of react-scripts, not really looked into this package before but will bear in mind for future CRA projects!

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bvalyou

Sure thing! To clarify, CRA itself is an executable dependency that sets up a project, dependencies, and initial commit. React-scripts is what you wind up with when it’s done.