an older a more experienced programmer person this tweet fascinates me
how are React apps commonly structured with common meta frameworks/libs?
(size = how common files/folders are in X starter projects, color = type)
next steps are figuring out a better way to find "codebases of popular websites that use X", instead of searching for "X starter" pic.twitter.com/heOTxh5aH6
— Amelia Wattenberger ❄️ 華曼如 (@Wattenberger) December 5, 2021
It’s a good reminder that
isn’t the right comparison/association. It’s closer to
Next.js is to React as as Rails is to Ruby
Put another way, React is closer to being a stand-alone programming language than it is to being its own framework.