React.js: The Documentary

“React.js: The Documentary” brings you the full story behind the early days of React, focusing on the dedicated group of developers who helped bring it to the world stage.

React is easily one of the single most popular libraries in use today. Given that it was made within a juggernaut like Facebook, you might have assumed it was always destined for success. But React’s first brush with the public sphere was anything but glamorous.

In fact there were many times in React’s history where it seemed like it wasn’t going to succeed at all. So what happened? How did react go, in 10 years, from looking dead on arrival to becoming the dominant front-end JavaScript framework that it is today?

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