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Application Architecture for Building User Interfaces
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What is Flux?

Flux is the application architecture that Facebook uses for building client-side web applications. It complements React's composable view components by utilizing a unidirectional data flow. It's more of a pattern rather than a formal framework, and you can start using Flux immediately without a lot of new code.
Flux is a tool in the Javascript UI Libraries category of a tech stack.
Flux is an open source tool with 16.5K GitHub stars and 3.6K GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Flux's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Flux?

Companies
90 companies reportedly use Flux in their tech stacks, including Facebook, Hootsuite, and WebbyLab.

Developers
250 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Flux.

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Why developers like Flux?

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Flux Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Flux in their tech stack.

Marcos Iglesias
Marcos Iglesias
Sr. Software Engineer at Eventbrite | 13 upvotes 58.3K views
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Backbone.js
Backbone.js
Marionette
Marionette
Flux
Flux
Redux
Redux
React
React

We are in the middle of a change of the stack on the front end. So we used Backbone.js with Marionette. Then we also created our own implementation of a Flux kind of flow. We call it eb-flux. We have worked with Marionette for a long time. Then at some point we start evolving and end up having a kind of Redux.js-style architecture, but with Marionette.

But then maybe one and a half years ago, we started moving into React and that's why we created the Eventbrite design system. It's a really nice project that probably could be open sourced. It's a library of components for our React components.

With the help of that library, we are building our new stack with React and sometimes Redux when it's necessary.

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Flux
Flux

"Idiot proof MVC" using transactional pub/sub between models, views, and controllers to establish reliable one-way data flow. Combines well with Polymer web components to create a modular, loosely coupled front-end architecture. Flux

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Jobs that mention Flux as a desired skillset

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Flux Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Flux?
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
React
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
jQuery UI
Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control, jQuery UI is the perfect choice.
AngularJS
AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML鈥檚 syntax to express your application鈥檚 components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
Vue.js
It is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
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Flux's Followers
323 developers follow Flux to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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