Redux vs MobX: Which Is Best for Your Project?

Redux vs MobX: Which Is Best for Your Project?

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  • I’ve migrated this CRUD Redux project to MobX to use as an example in this article.
  • The code for the projects mentioned in this article can be found on GitHub: – – If you enjoy this post, you might also like to sign up for SitePoint Premium and watch our course on working with forms using React and Redux.
  • If you prefer writing object-oriented code, you’ll be pleased to know you can use OOP to implement state management logic with MobX.
  • Believe it or not, the logic defined in both versions do the same tasks, which are: – – In Redux, we’ve used 33 lines of code.
  • A major benefit of the MobX version is that you can reuse the base code in almost all the domain store classes with little or no modification.

For a lot of JavaScript developers, the biggest complaint with Redux is the amount of boilerplate code needed to implement features

For a lot of JavaScript developers, the biggest complaint with Redux is the amount of boilerplate code needed to implement features

For a lot of JavaScript developers, the biggest complaint with Redux is the amount of boilerplate code needed to implement features. A better alternative is MobX which provides similar functionality but with lesser code to write.

For MobX newbies, take a quick look at this introduction written by MobX’s creator. You can also work through this tutorial to gain some practical experience.

The goal of this article is to help JavaScript developers decide which of these two state management solutions are best for their projects. I’ve migrated this CRUD Redux project to MobX to use as an example in this article. I’ll first discuss the pros and cons of using MobX, and then I’ll demonstrate actual code samples from both versions to show the difference.

The code for the projects mentioned in this article can be found on GitHub:

If you enjoy this post, you might also like to sign up for SitePoint Premium and watch our course on working with forms using React and Redux.

First, let’s look at what they both have in common. They:

Let’s now look at the main differences between Redux and MobX.

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Redux vs MobX: Which Is Best for Your Project?