React libraries of choice for 2023

February 22, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

React Libraries for 2023 — The React ecosystem is so large that the problem is one of being spoilt for choice than not finding what you need. This list presents some sound standard options when selecting libraries for a new project and is the latest annual update of an established list Robin maintains.

Robin Wieruch

How to Avoid Tricky Async State Manager Pitfalls — Learn how to prevent some tricky problems in React that can arise when using asynchronous state managers and avoid breaking UIs, animations, and damaging UX.

Ivan Buryak and Travis Turner

Live Streaming My Brain with Amazon IVS and React — Amazon Interactive Video Service enables developers to create low-latency live streaming applications without the need for third-party software or external scripts. Click here to learn how it works.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Performance Analysis of Zod, Superstruct, Yup, and Typebox — The author’s tRPC/React based project was getting sluggish and after some investigation he narrowed the cause down to Zod and decided to benchmark it against other type-driven data validation options. As always with benchmarks, use a critical eye and run your own tests as necessary.

Nick Lucas

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dnd kit: A Drag and Drop Toolkit for React — A fast and accessible way to create drag and drop experiences in React apps. Great example of a good project homepage too, complete with code and a live example.

Claudéric Demers

Wouter: A Minimal Router Library for React — A tiny router for React (and Preact) that relies exclusively on hooks. Seen more people shouting this out lately, so it’s worth a look if you’re seeking a lighter alternative to React Router, say.

Alexey Taktarov

Sequential Workflow Designer — A pure TypeScript/SVG designer not married with any specific workflow engine enabling it to be used in a variety of scenarios.


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React YouTuber extraordinaire Jack Herrington seems to be a big fan of tRPC and ▶️ shows off more about it here.