- At a time where large MVC (model-view-controller) frameworks were cutting edge, two-way data binding was considered a feature, and SSR was mostly used for static webpages, React reversed the trend, focusing on building applications from encapsulated view components, one-way data binding, and using SSR on dynamic web pages via the…
- Dependency tracking gives Vue’s virtual DOM a slight edge over React out of the box, because it can selectively re-render the child components that are actually affected by a change in state by default — no additional coding required.
- Under the React umbrella, we have Flux, the application architecture pattern Facebook developed as a state management solution to avoid issues like the infamous phantom unseen message bug, and Redux, a framework agnostic library for providing a simplified implementation of the Flux pattern, which replaces MVC (model-view-controller).
Both libraries embody the spirit of providing a solid core library for building the view of your application, with separate companion libraries for dealing with concerns like state management and routing. So should you use Vue.js or React?
Read on to explore some of the key differences between these two platforms, and learn which might be the best fit for your next web project.