React Canvas — render React components to canvas

React.js is known for its virtual DOM, but as Facebook’s software engineer Bill Fisher said, the virtual DOM is only an implementation detail.

Last week we saw Facebook releasing React Native, which renders native OS components instead of DOM elements. Today Flipboard released React Canvas, a high performance React renderer for <canvas>.

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5 React.js + Flux tools

React.js is a revolutionary JavaScript library created by Facebook, described by its developers as “V in MVC”, that is, a view layer. Some time after its release, Facebook introduced Flux application architecture, which used React.js for UI views, and specified how to deal with everything else without MVC architecture shortcomings. Flux is a pattern, not a framework or a library, so there’s a whole field of implementations, helpers, frameworks based on Flux out there. In this article we introduce five of them.

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Garlic.js — automatically persist forms until submission

Everyone hates when something happens to that huge web form they were filling. Accidentally closed a browser window? Pressed a Back button? Computer crashed? “Arrgghh, have to fill the form again!” — says your user… or just leaves your website. If you don’t want this to happen, Garlic.js is here to help you!

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