Write Your Own React.js!

Caleb Meredith
Nov 23, 2016 · 7 min read

There are a lot of “React”s

“Immutable App Architecture” by Lee Byron at Render 2016
“Is Fiber Ready Yet?” on 23 November 2016

There are a lot of “React”s…and you should write another

1. React is bad—kinda

The Preact homepage

2. It is fun and easy to write your own React

Part of a VDOM implementation that looks like a Redux reducer

3. React enlightenment

Caleb Meredith

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Frontend engineer at Facebook. Avid listener of podcasts and audiobooks. @calebmer on Twitter

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