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Session Details2019-01-07T06:21:08-05:00

Nope, create-react-app is not what you want, and here's why

Presented by: Sara Gibbons

So you're looking to start a new site, have decided React is your framework of choice, but before you npx create-react-app, let's talk.

Yes, create-react-app is great and will immediately get you so many things. But, once the shininess fades away, your app grows you will soon find yourself pulling along a load of stuff you never intended and begin to feel the bloat.

You search how to get out of, or eject from create-react-app and all signs point, "don't even think about it", and there you are stuck.

create-react-app is not React. In fact you can have an amazing React app without ever touching it. You can use server side rendering frameworks even to go a different route.

In this session we are going to talk about the long term impact of create-react-app, why you don't need it, and other amazing options available to get you all the React goodness.

Tags: JavascriptLevel: Intermediate