|React 15 Released|
|Written by Alex Denham|
|Wednesday, 13 April 2016|
React can be used to describe what you want to render in a declarative way using shared components and elements. New web projects at Facebook are commonly built using it in one form or another.
If you're confused about the numbering of the new version, it is the next in line after the previous 0.14 version released in July 2015. The developers have decided to switch to major version numbering:
"to indicate that we have been using React in production for a long time. This 15.0 release follows our previous 0.14 version and we’ll continue to follow semver like we’ve been doing since 2013."
There are real changes to React along with the name change. The interaction with the DOM has been changed, According to the announcement of the new version on the React blog:
"We are now using
Another change is the addition of support for all the SVG attributes that are recognized by current browsers. Until now, React's support for SVG has been incomplete, and many tags and attributes were missing. The change to using
The final major improvement is that React 15 no longer emits extra
"This was a longstanding annoyance for React users so it’s exciting to accept this as an outside contribution."
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