Ohh, I could be confused here 😕. I haven't looked at CSR like that before. So you mean the following scenario :
That's considered CSR? If that's the case. We can totally say that CSR is way older than React.
I was just thinking about Client-side routing and how ReactJS depends on the client (not the server) to grab content based on route.
client-side routing is another topic, and for the client-side rendering as @ben
mentioned above it was there before react, but react comes with something called virtual dom which is a way to store the dom on memory and render it into the page using the react render function.
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