Facebook: Rethink established best practices™
— Ben Alman (@cowboy) May 29, 2013
Like many, my initial reaction to React’s JSX was skeptical, to say the least. And while I’ve come to love JSX, anytime I introduce it to a new developer, I feel like I’m showing off my ugly baby.
Despite the initial drama, I’ve come to realize that JSX isn’t such a radical idea after all. In fact, it’s simply the other side of the coin. It’s a natural evolutionary transition. To appreciate why, a history lesson is in order…