Reactide — The first dedicated IDE for React web application development

Reactide is in active development. Please follow this repo for contribution guidelines and our development road map.

Nishit Maheta
Dec 5, 2019 · 2 min read
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Reactide is a cross-platform desktop application that offers a simulator, made for live reloading and quick React component prototyping. React brings an integrated suite of development tools to streamline react development. The days of flipping between browser, IDE, and server are over.

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An extensible developer environment in one click

Reactide runs an integrated Node server and custom browser simulator eliminating the need to configure any servers, build-tools, and even offers hot module reloading right out of the box.

Streamlined configurations

To get started, just input your .js and .html entry points inside Reactide’s universal configuration. Once those entry points are changed, go ahead and run:

npm run reactide-server

Components visualization

Navigate through a live-representation of your app’s architecture.


macOS 10.10+

Windows 7, 8, 10

Debian, Ubuntu

Getting Started with Reactide — GitHub

The Reactide IDE can be set up in two ways, the first is to bundle the electron app and run it as a native desktop App. The instructions are as follows:

  1. go to your terminal and type the following:
git checkout 3.0-release
npm install
npm run webpack-production
npm run electron-packager
  1. in your Reactide folder, navigate to the release-builds folder and double-click on Reactide (executable).


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