React 101 #
Interest in React has been exploding recently, so it's a good time to explore some great recent tutorials and videos that cover getting started.
Black Mutt Media takes us through their usage of React and Ruby to build an autocomplete field, and some of the pitfalls they encountered along the way.
Community Additions #
Formidable Labs have been busy, as they've also just launched Radium, a React component that provides you with the ability to use inline styles instead of CSS. They're also looking for some help contributing to a Radium Bootstrap implementation.
Reactiflux.com is a new Slack community based around (you guessed it!) React, and Flux.
react-meteor, a package that replaces the default templating system of the Meteor platform with React, recently received a big update.
Rebuilding with React #
A team from New Zealand called Atomic is building web and mobile prototyping and design tools entirely in-browser, and as co-founder Darryl Gray says, “React.js “totally changed” the fact that browser performance often wasn’t good enough for complex tools like this.”.
It's F8! #
F8 2015 is just around the corner, and you can sign up for the video streams in advance because we're sure to be covering all things React.