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Kouluru Nanda Kishore Reddy
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Top six dev tools to start with React

Most web applications today are built using React.js, a JavaScript library. Approximately 8 thousand industries globally use React.js for app and web development. Even the popular Fortune 500 companies that we all are acquainted with use React.js.The list includes popular tech houses like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Netflix, etc. A number of Javascripts version are available in the market that has dominated the global web development scenario including Angular and Vue.js. To those just starting out with dev tools, it is important to understand the building blocks of React.js presented in this post.

What is React?

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Developed by Facebook, React.js is an open source JavaScript library to build a single-page application. This layer handles apps both on the web and mobile devices. You can even create UI components using React. If Facebook can launch its news feed, and Instagram its website with an open source tool then think of its brilliancy as a JS library. Moreover, React allows developers to easily update large web applications without reloading the page. If I have to use three words to define React, I shall use; Simple, scalable, and fast. It only works on user interfaces within applications. According to the MVC template, this would correspond to the view. The library and framework can be used in combination, for example, with Angular JS in an MVC application.

What is JavaScript Library?

A JavaScript library contains prewritten JavaScript code so that JavaScript-based applications, particularly those using AJAX or other web technologies, can be developed easily and be used and reused to perform standard JavaScript functions. You can plug JavaScript library code into the rest of your project as needed. Consequently, the development will be faster, and errors were less likely to occur.

What Makes ReactJS a Go-To Tool for Web Developers?

There are a lot of open source platforms for making front-end web application development more accessible. Even Angular is contributing its bit. While with technology upgrades, it is difficult to keep a track of different web development frameworks, especially when that framework may not hold up in the long run, ReactJS has proved to be a versatile option. Take a closer look at some of React's most important features that makes it scalable and developers' personal favourite.

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willsoon

So, what are the Top 6 Dev Tools? Not seeing this... I must be missing something?

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Neill

Click on "More reading".

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willsoon

Oh, it's a clickbait article. Classy.

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Neill

If it is, it is. So is the entire internet. Can't people just be helpful to other people anymore? Jeez, I don't recognise this world anymore.

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Kouluru Nanda Kishore Reddy Author

Thank you

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Neill

You're welcome.

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Kouluru Nanda Kishore Reddy Author • Edited

Click on more reading you will able to view
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I apologize for the inconvenience, now you can check it

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Theres nothing on the reading

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Kouluru Nanda Kishore Reddy Author

I apologize for the inconvenience, now you can check it

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Muthu Annamalai Venkatachalam

Looks great. Thank you for sharing

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Thank you

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