Rails vs React: What are the differences?
"Rapid development", "Great gems" and "Great community" are the key factors why developers consider Rails; whereas "Components", "Virtual dom" and "Performance" are the primary reasons why React is favored.
Rails and React are both open source tools. React with 132K GitHub stars and 24.5K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Rails with 43.6K GitHub stars and 17.5K GitHub forks.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Facebook are some of the popular companies that use React, whereas Rails is used by Airbnb, Twitter, and Instacart. React has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3224 company stacks & 3094 developers stacks; compared to Rails, which is listed in 2322 company stacks and 799 developer stacks.
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