React.js with Sebastian Markbage and Christopher Chedeau

React.js is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Facebook and Instagram maintain the open-source repository and use the technology to build front-end components.

Questions include:

  • What is a virtual DOM?
  • How does React.js make development more modular?
  • Why is DOM manipulation so expensive?
  • What is Facebook’s development process of React like?
  • What is Flux architecture?
  • Is React Native going to eat the world of mobile?
  • Why didn’t past cross-platform mobile solutions work as promised?
  • What is one-way rendering?
  • What is the future of web development?

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