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Why is React Still the #1 Framework?!

Mikhail Karan
Web Developer | HTML All The Things Podcast Host
・2 min read

What is HTML All The Things

HTML All The Things is a web development podcast and discord community which was started by Matt and Mike, developers based in Ontario, Canada.

The podcast speaks to web development topics as well as running a small business, self-employment and time management. You can join them for both their successes and their struggles as they try to manage expanding their Web Development business without stretching themselves too thin.

What's This One About?

In this episode Matt and Mike discuss why React is still the #1 framework, despite all the praise and admiration that Mike has dished out for Vue in recent episodes. The duo talks about the advantages of Facebook maintaining React, why it has such a big community, JSX, the huge developer ecosystem (ie Next.js, Gatsby, etc), and much more! 

Show Notes

2:17 - Introduction
4:15 - Maintained by Facebook
18:50 - Huge developer ecosystem
26:50 - React native
31:15 - JSX
44:40 - Massive community & More job opportunities

Key Takeaways

  • React is the number 1 framework not because it's the best, it's because it's the most popular.
  • There's a lot of tools because it's popular and its popular because there's a lot of tools.
  • Local markets show 8 pages of jobs for Vue vs 22 pages of jobs for React (275% more React Jobs!)

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