React Newsletter #71

React-VR 1.0, Relay Modern, and React Fiber


React-VR 1.0 Announced πŸŽ‰

React VR is a framework for the creation of VR applications that run in your web browser. It pairs modern APIs like WebGL and WebVR with the declarative power of React, producing experiences that can be consumed through a variety of devices. Leveraging web technologies and the existing React ecosystem, React VR aims to simplify the construction of 360 experiences and democratize the creation of VR content. If you're familiar with React, you can now build in VR – learn once, write anywhere.

Relay Modern: Simpler, faster, more extensible

"Today, we're releasing Relay Modern, a new version of Relay designed from the ground up to be easier to use, more extensible and, most of all, able to improve performance on mobile devices. In this post, we'll give a brief overview of Relay and then look at what's new in Relay Modern."


Facebook announces React Fiber, a rewrite of its React framework

This probably isn't breaking news to anyone who subscribes to this newsletter, but it's interesting to see React talked about in TechCrunch none the less.


Create React App with an Express Backend

In this post you'll set up a React app alongside an Express backend app, and wire up the UI to fetch some data from the backend.


CodeSandbox β€” An online React editor πŸ–

CodeSandbox is an online code editor. It automates things like transpiling, bundling and dependency management for you so you can easily create a new project in a single click. After creating something interesting you can show it to others by just sharing the url. CodeSandbox features a live preview to show the result of the code while you’re typing. The editor works with all javascript projects, but it has some React specific features, like the ability to download the project in a create-react-app template.

React Move

Beautifully and deterministically animate anything in react.

React DOM Confetti

A react component to trigger confetti explosions on state changes - πŸŽ‰


Building your first React component with Babel and Webpack 2

In this video you'll walk through how to use the right combination of Webpack 2 and Babel 6 in order to build a React app. Specifically, you'll learn the following packages - react, react-dom, babel-core, babel-loader, babel-preset-env, babel-preset-react, css-loader, html-webpack-plugin, style-loader, webpack

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