React vs. AngularJS: Let’s make an app to compare!
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In the AngularJS version below, the HTML speaks for itself.
1) power the form, 2) redraw the comments, and 3) render Markdown in HTML
Of course, we may want to save the new comment to a server, so we simply add a few more lines:
And if we want to automatically update the comments every 5 seconds, we simply add the following lines:
For an interactive demo, I created a jsFiddle here: http://jsfiddle.net/vla/Cdrse/
What does the Facebook “React” tutorial look like? Here you go!
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