Episode 36 - Is React a Rails Competitor Yet with Michael Chan

Michael Chan is the host of React Podcast, creator of lunch.dev, and maintainer of the React Podcast Discord.

In this episode we discuss the importance of online learning communities, when to pivot away from React, the long awaited Concurrent Mode, shortcomings of Create React App, the challenges of learning React in a post-hooks world, and why you should build a hundred components.

Michael Chan



Note: In the time since this episode was recorded Michael has joined the newly formed React 18 Working Group.


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