Modern 2020 React stack, or how we switched away from Angular

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The essentials

Intro — our R&D culture

Recruiting and React

How we evaluated — meet the hackathon

Developers had 2 days to try out a set of libraries

The results (and rationale for each choice)


State Management

UI Library




Date Manipulation

Http client


Bonus: VSCode docker container

use a Docker container as a full-featured development environment. It allows you to open any folder inside (or mounted into) a container and take advantage of Visual Studio Code’s full feature set. A devcontainer.json file in your project tells VS Code how to access (or create) a development container with a well-defined tool and runtime stack. This container can be used to run an application or to sandbox tools, libraries, or runtimes needed for working with a codebase.




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