Getting Started with Rails 6 and React

Spike Burton
Aug 18, 2019 · 3 min read
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Rails version 6 is out! One of the most exciting things about the newest release of Rails is the treatment of JavaScript as a first-class citizen. Webpacker is now bundled by default with every new project bootstrapped with the Rails CLI, along with support for using Angular, React or Vue. I personally am a big fan of React, and wanted to test how easy it would be to setup a new Rails project with support for React right…