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React (software)

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React (also known as React.js or ReactJS) is a free and open-source front-end JavaScript library[3][4] for building user interfaces based on components. It is maintained by Meta (formerly Facebook) and a community of individual developers and companies.[5][6][7]

Quick facts: Original author(s), Developer(s), Initial rel...
Original author(s)Jordan Walke
Developer(s)Meta and community
Initial releaseMay 29, 2013; 10 years ago (2013-05-29)[1]
Stable release
18.2.0[2] Edit this on Wikidata / 14 June 2022; 11 months ago (14 June 2022)
Written inJavaScript
PlatformWeb platform
TypeJavaScript library
LicenseMIT License Edit this on Wikidata

React can be used to develop single-page, mobile, or server-rendered applications with frameworks like Next.js. Because React is only concerned with the user interface and rendering components to the DOM, React applications often rely on libraries for routing and other client-side functionality.[8][9]