One of the largest benefits of WordPress is that the content management system (CMS) remains an open-source project that relies on community contributions to ensure not just modernized code but the best contemporary user experience. However, how it’s built may soon be changing.
As the community began to speculate as to which library will be used going forward (Would it be Vue? Angular 2? Preact?), no less than two weeks later, Facebook took an about-face as they announced that React (along with Jest, Flow, and Immutable) would be re-licensed and available for use, after all. But is this a case of too little, too late, as WordPress developers around the world have already started to pivot away from React and embraces alternatives such as Preact, Polymer, or Vue?
Learn more about the story of React and WordPress on WP Tavern.