React Refresh Webpack Plugin

If you’re using React Hot Loader, it’s time to start looking at React Refresh Webpack Plugin, an EXPERIMENTAL Webpack plugin to enable “Fast Refresh(which you might know from React Native) for React components. It’s also to be included with Create React App version 4.0 (now in alpha).

Installation per NPM/Yarn:

npm install -D @pmmmwh/react-refresh-webpack-plugin react-refresh

Once installed you must also adjust your Webpack and Babel configs to activate it.

React Refresh Webpack Plugin →

🙀 In case you’re a bit scared by that EXPERIMENTAL word in there, here’s what Dan Abramov – author of React Hot Loader, amongst many other things – says about it:

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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