Facebook splits React library across Web and mobile

Following an upgrade this week, the main React JavaScript UI library will be split in two, with the goal of sharing components between the Web version of React and the companion React Native framework.

With the React .014 upgrade, Facebook software engineer Ben Alpert said packages such as react-native (for building native apps with React), react-art (for vector graphics), and react-canvas (for rendering to <canvas>) make it clear “the beauty and essence of React has nothing to do” with browsers or the DOM.

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