Why Some Developers Prefer Node.js & ReactJS for Application Development

Why Some Developers Prefer Node.JS & React.JS for Application Development #AppDev #Apps

  • Depending on the needs of the application, many developers prefer using JavaScript runtime environments such as Node.js in conjunction with ReactJS to create the high-performing applications businesses need.
  • Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform runtime environment that is built on Google Chrome’s JavaScript Engine.
  • Applications are written in JavaScript and operate seamlessly in the Node.js runtime environment on Mac OS, Windows and Linux.
  • By using Node.js as a runtime environment for the backend of a web application, JavaScript becomes the primary language for the entire web stack for development purpose.
  • Node.js possesses many attractive features, including a library rich in JavaScript modules, as well as an event-driven and asynchronous model that makes Node.js light and efficient, which is optimal for data intensive real-time applications that need to run flawlessly on different devices.

Developers prefer using JavaScript run-time environments such as Node.JS combined with React.JS to create the high-performing applications businesses need.
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  • Testing setup : Thanks to @jbinto’s herculean efforts, testing is now a first-class citizen of this boilerplate.
  • No more context switching, no more “Create new file, copy and paste that boilerplate structure, bla bla”: just npm run generate and go.
  • “Smart” containers are now isolated from stateless and/or generic components, tests are now co-located with the code that they validate.
  • Documentation : Thanks to @oliverturner, this boilerplate has some of the best documentation going.
  • New server setup : Thanks to the mighty @grabbou, we now use express.js to give users a production-ready server right out of the box.

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react-boilerplate/Changelog.md at v3.0.0 · mxstbr/react-boilerplate · GitHub