Some questions about React

Johan kleine Bjällskog
5 min readJan 17, 2023

This article will answer some of your questions about react, enjoy…

1. Why is react best

React is considered one of the best JavaScript libraries for building user interfaces because it allows developers to create reusable UI components and manage the state of their applications efficiently. It also uses a virtual DOM, which optimizes updates and improves performance. Additionally, React has a large and active community, which means that there are many resources and libraries available for developers to use.

2. Should I use react

React is a powerful tool for building complex and dynamic user interfaces, and it is often used in large-scale web applications. However, whether or not you should use React depends on the specific requirements and constraints of your project.

React is a good choice if you:

  • Need to build a complex, dynamic user interface
  • Want to use a component-based architecture for your application
  • Want to build a single-page application (SPA)
  • Are comfortable with JavaScript and have experience working with a JavaScript library or framework

If your project does not require a complex user interface, or if you are more comfortable using a different library or framework, then using React may not be the best choice for you.

It’s also worth to consider that React is a view library, so you would need a state management library or tool (like Redux) to handle the state of your application in a more organized way if it’s a complex one.

It would be recommended that you consider the specific requirements of your project and evaluate whether React is the right choice for your use case.

3. Should I use hooks in react

Hooks are a new feature in React that allows you to use state and other React features in functional components, rather than only in class components.

If you’re just starting a new project, using hooks would be a good choice because they make it easier to write and understand functional components and allows you to use the latest features of React.

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Johan kleine Bjällskog

Lead front-end developer, movie lover and a junkie of series.