Playing with JSX

In The several ways to import React, Kent C. Dodds also covers a bit about JSX and “the JSX pragma”. Here’s a video of CSS Tricks’ Chris Coyier goofing around with it.

JSX is not fancy. It essentially transforms angle brackets in JavaScript into function calls. That works great for React, but because we can customize it, we can make it work for other libraries or write our own.

💁‍♂️ You can see Chris importing React using the wonderful SkyPack there.

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