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React on Rails

Integration of React + Webpack + Rails using rails/webpacker to build Universal (Isomorphic) Apps (aka Server Rendering)
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What is React on Rails?

Project Objective: To provide an opinionated and optimal framework for integrating Ruby on Rails with React via the Webpacker gem. React on Rails integrates Facebook's React front-end framework with Rails. React v0.14.x and greater is supported, with server rendering. Redux and React-Router are supported as well, also with server rendering, using execJS.
React on Rails is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
React on Rails is an open source tool with 4.4K GitHub stars and 546 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to React on Rails's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses React on Rails?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use React on Rails in their tech stacks, including CaratLane, Le Closet, and FCM.

Developers
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use React on Rails.

Why developers like React on Rails?

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React on Rails's Features

  • server-side rendering
  • turbolinks compatibility
  • redux support
  • react-router support
  • webpacker support
  • internationalization

React on Rails Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to React on Rails?
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.
Webpack
A bundler for javascript and friends. Packs many modules into a few bundled assets. Code Splitting allows to load parts for the application on demand. Through "loaders" modules can be CommonJs, AMD, ES6 modules, CSS, Images, JSON, Coffeescript, LESS, ... and your custom stuff.
React Native
React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
ASP.NET
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
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React on Rails's Followers
7 developers follow React on Rails to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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