React 17 JUST released - with NO new features? Some Breaking changes

alidhuniya profile image Ali Hussain Dhuniya ・1 min read

Today, we are publishing the first Release Candidate for React 17. It has been two and a half years since the previous major release of React, which is a long time even by our standards! In this video, I will shortly describe the role of this major release, what changes you can expect in it, and how you can try this release
by Dan AbramovandRachel Nabors - August 10, 2020

Official DOCS link: React 17

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We encourage you to try React 17.0 Release Candidate soon and raise any issues for the problems you might encounter in the migration. Keep in mind that a release candidate is more likely to contain bugs than a stable release, so don't deploy it to production yet.

To install React 17 RC with npm, run:

npm install react@17.0.0-rc.0 react-dom@17.0.0-rc.0

To install React 17 RC with Yarn, run:

yarn add react@17.0.0-rc.0 react-dom@17.0.0-rc.0

We also provide UMD builds of React via a CDN:

<script crossorigin src="https://unpkg.com/react@17.0.0-rc.0/umd/react.production.min.js"></script>
<script crossorigin src="https://unpkg.com/react-dom@17.0.0-rc.0/umd/react-dom.production.min.js"></script>

Refer to the documentation for detailed installation instructions.


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