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Top Four Reasons to Pick ReactJS

Why ReactJS should be getting more attention and serious consideration for your next big project.

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ReactJS is fast catching up as a favorite for frontend design amongst web developers worldwide. Its extensive JavaScript library can be used to create dynamic interfaces that are highly responsive and the large applications can manage immense data flow in a single instance. We bring you four reasons to choose ReactJS for website development.

The JavaScript Library

The JSX syntax, which is a healthy blend of HTML and JavaScript, is used specifically in ReactJS. It simplifies the whole process of writing components for the website and the HTML aspect allows the developer to render functions without concatenating strings. Using the JSXTransformer, React.js turns the HTML parts into functions. The advantage of ReactJS is that it makes use of native APIs and the JavaScript makes the stack work across platforms by using a different programming model that ensures that the system passes messages across the thread boundary asynchronously,  minimising the cross-thread communication overhead.

The Components

The bundling of JavaScript and HTML into JSX makes components easily understandable on React.React works with virtual Document Object Model (DOM) to deal with vast sets of data. By creating a virtual DOM in JavaScript, React acts as an intermediate representation of the DOM and makes it easier to decide which elements to change in the DOM and view the results. ReactJS DOM enables the developer to create components and combine, reuse, or nest them as they please. Many developers view this as a major productivity boost.

SEO

For SEO, a complete page has to be rendered from the server to browser. The core concepts of ReactJS have been designed keeping SEO at the forefront and for this, Node is used. Distancing itself from the popular issue of JavaScript frameworks not being search engine friendly, React has made improvements by running on the server. Further, the virtual DOM will be rendered and returned to the browser as a regular web page.

Facebook Advantage

ReactJS is the brainchild of Facebook and Instagram, and hence requires ample support from the development team of the two software giants. Further, it is open source, which means it thrives on contributions from the developer community worldwide. Facebook had originally created React for internal purposes, but recognizing its potential, they decided to share the project with the world. While part of Facebook uses ReactJS, all of Instagram has been built on ReactJS.

Major websites are adopting React for designing the UI component of their website, a big argument in its favor is that it has reduced bug incidents by a huge margin.

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