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José Pablo Ramírez Vargas
José Pablo Ramírez Vargas

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React People: If React is a Library, then CRA is a Framework?

I have this doubt: It seems that we are in agreement that ReactJS is just a library. You include it in your HTML and start using it.

But then, what is Create React App? Because it comes with a lot more. It comes with a NodeJS development server, hot modules, webpack, babel and a hacked dotenv library. All is tied together with the React scripts that run, test and build.

Would you say then that CRA is a framework? I hear you all. Post away!

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