ReasonReact is a safer, simpler way to build React components, in Reason. Created by developers at Facebook, Reason is a syntax layer and toolchain for OCaml. With over 1.7 million downloads a week, React is a well established and popular tool to create component based user interfaces. By enabling React developers to leverage their existing knowledge and ecosystem, ReasonReact brings functional programming for front-end development, one step closer to widespread adoption.
Since its release in March 2017, ReasonReact has progressed quickly. In this brief overview, attendees should gain an understanding of;
- What ReasonML/ReasonReact is,
- How the language has evolved,
- Some highs and lows of getting started, as well as practical examples of ReasonReact in action.