Likelihood to Recommend
Well suited for our needs of multiple images for auto auctions from a variety of sellers. Pointing them to one platform is easier than attempting to use a variety of platforms as we were doing before (email, slack,
would randomly be used by a variety of employees )
React is just a bit of a different animal. I was avoiding it for the longest time. I thought for sure I would land on Vue or something else with a more approachable and familiar appearance. But after taking an online course in React, I started realize what people were raving about (and complaining about) and decided to implement it at our office for one of our products.
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Since it's open-source and very popular, the community support for React and related tools and libraries is excellent. There are a lot of people using the same tools, and so issues tend to get fixed quickly and "recipes" are easy to come by. And since it's backed by Facebook, they have a dedicated engineering team working on the progression of React.
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In the past we've used
to manage documentation content.
was more flexible than Contentful but also prone to inconsistencies and we ended having a lot of hacks to accomplish various
tricks. With Contentful there's less ambiguity so content producers are less likely to go astray. We also have our own in-house programmatic template solution for managing content, but this was a previous pain point when we needed to get the dev team to do a deploy for every content change.
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While this is a widely contested debate with various blog posts and benchmarks all over the place, its really a personal choice to determine what works for the team. Coming from a Angular 1.x background, I decided to try a new framework when Angular 2.x was announced and at that time React is gaining popularity and Vue hasn't taken off yet. Compared to Angular 1.x and Vue (hybrid of React and Angular) that split the logic from the html templates, I loved the way React breaks code into components using the jsx syntax. In my mind, this allows for cleaner components and easier maintenance
Read full review Return on Investment Positive - new hires are able to get onboarded quicker with us using Contentful Positive - we can customize the journey of what modules/material the user sees after a course/video/article Positive - it's been an overall game changer when hiring external candidates who need extensive training Read full review Our web applications now run much faster because the whole page doesn't reload We spend less time developing UI components because a lot of them are readily available on NPM We don't have to optimize apps for multiple browsers since React natively supports it. Read full review ScreenShots