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I am using React for a smaller enterprise application and find it quite difficult to reason about. But perhaps it's not well suited to deeply nested forms with lots of fields.

After about six months, I finally feel like I've got a handle on how it works, sort of. It's probably not something I'll use again on future projects though.




I feel like you lose out on using React if your application isn't going to be huge in terms of "components" and states.

You're probably better off using simple_form and Turbolinks with Rails.


A better alternative in my experience is to implement just the unidirectional data flow idea. This gives you some of the advantages of react without a lot of the complexity.


imho: Forms are one of the things react still sucks in. Standards are missing.


Yeah I'm spoiled silly by Rails forms builder, both the standard as well as the better simple_form!

But I suspect Components will make forms awesome for React!




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