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114: Sebastian De Deyne - React for Vue Developers

In this episode, Adam talks to Sebastian De Deyne about learning React from the perspective of a Vue developer, and how to translate all of the Vue features you're already comfortable with to React code.

Topics include:

  • How Vue focuses on making things easy at the cost of a more complex API, while React focuses on keeping things simple at the cost of a steeper learning curve
  • How to translate Vue's computed properties to React using the useMemo hook
  • How to translate Vue's watchers to React using the useEffect hook
  • How to translate Vue's v-model to React using value props and event listeners
  • How to translate Vue's events to React using callback props
  • How to translate Vue's slots to React by passing JSX as a normal prop
  • How to handle transitions in React with libraries like Pose