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React.js Boilerplate vs React Starter Kit: What are the differences?
What is React.js Boilerplate? 🔥 Quick setup for performance orientated, offline-first React.js apps. Quick setup for new performance orientated, offline–first React.js applications featuring Redux, hot–reloading, PostCSS, react-router, ServiceWorker, AppCache, FontFaceObserver and Mocha.
What is React Starter Kit? A skeleton of an "isomorphic" web application / SPA built with React.js, Express, Flux, and more. React Starter Kit is an opinionated boilerplate for web development built on top of Facebook's React library, Node.js / Express server and Flux architecture. Containing modern web development tools such as Webpack, Babel and BrowserSync.
React.js Boilerplate and React Starter Kit are both open source tools. React.js Boilerplate with 22.7K GitHub stars and 4.55K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than React Starter Kit with 19.2K GitHub stars and 3.87K GitHub forks.
Pros of React.js Boilerplate
- Amazing developer experience4
- Nice tooling4
- Easy setup3
- Easy offline first applications3
- Great documentation3
Pros of React Starter Kit
- Great project structure for React.js applications2
- Server-side rendering2
- Universal (isomorphic) web app boilerplate2
- BrowserSync and React Hot Loader integration2