Yes, React is taking over front-end development. The question is why.
Samer Buna

React was built on hype-driven development. It’s no more or less easy than Backbone (which is a more opinionated library), except when it comes to debugging complexity — then React and friends are just plain harder. In 10 months serious programmers will be using Vue, Marko, Serverless and Hugo to develop their JAMstack apps.