re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar VIEW POST

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re: Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the difference here is that JSX is always converted to vanilla JavaScript before it ever reaches the browser o...
 

I read this about 3 times: jasonformat.com/wtf-is-jsx/

Thanks for the added info re: converted to vanilla JS before reaching browser. I hadn't thought of that at all. The vibe I was agreeing with is that OP feels "syntactic sugar" may be a poor metaphor for something syntactically hybrid (aka writing JS in your HTML).

Markup is parsed as dom tree first I thought, then style sheets + JS are read, but in the case of react, the taskrunner decides what is compiled and rendered first...?

lol at "flash of unstyled content". I only just thought about what kind of mechanism that could be.

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