That's my interpretation of the history at least. I believe that is when folks started sending the data as json either as HTML data attributes or as an async call in componentDidMount etc.
Happy coding, I'm not totally confident in my answer but it's probably close.
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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