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I dig React. My favorite feature of React is the emphasis on building small blocks of UI in JSX, and then combining those pieces together to create an app.

Two years ago I wrote about how the choice for Vanilla JavaScript is more compelling than ever before because of new technologies such as Fetch, Promises, template literals, and ECMAScript Modules. That last one is key, because at the time of my post no browser actually supported module loading.

Today, the situation is thankfully much different. Edge 16+, Chrome 61+, and Safari 10.1+ all support ES Modules natively! Firefox is the odd duck out (relevant bug here), but feature detection for ES Modules is really easy (use <script nomodule> for unsupported browsers and <script type=”module”> for supported ones.) …

Andrew Rabon

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