ReactJs Is an another JavaScript library like Angular, VueJS, etc. It is very efficient, reliable JavaScript library used to build reusable UI components. If we check ReactJS official documentation, following is the definition of ReactJS –

React is a JavaScript library for creating composable user interfaces. It used to create reusable UI components, which commenced data that changes over time. People use ReactJS as the V in MVC. React is a simpler and easy programming model. It gives better performance by abstracting away the DOM from you. It can also be render on the server side using NodeJS. You can create native apps by using React Native. It reduces boilerplate by implements one-way reactive data flow and it is easier for traditional data binding.

React Features

  • JSX – JavaScript XML is JavaScript syntax extension. It is recommended and it is necessary to use JSX in the ReactJS development.
  • Components – In ReactJS components are the small and isolated piece of code. By using it you can create complex UI’s. Basically, ReactJS is all about components. It helps to maintain code in large projects.
  • Unidirectional data flow and Flux – ReactJs use one-way data flow. It makes easy to think of your app structure and performance. Flux is a pattern that makes data flow in unidirectional or one-way.
  • License – ReactJS licensed by Facebook Inc. Documentation is licensed by 4.0 under CC.

React Advantages

  • ReactJS improves app performance by using virtual DOM that is JavaScript object. JavaScript virtual DOM is faster compare to regular DOM.
  • It is easy to use with server side as well as client side. It is also used with other frameworks.
  • It maintains larger apps by implementing components and data patterns which improve readability.

React Limitations

  • ReactJS only covers the view layer of the app. You need to use other technologies for a complete development toolset.
  • It uses inline JSX and templating that irritating and awkward for some developers.