Episode 299

JSJ 296: Changes in React and the license with Azat Mardan


January 16th, 2018

57 mins 34 secs

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Special Guests: Azat Mardan

In this episode, JavaScript Jabber panelist speak with Azat Mardan. Azat is a return guest, previously on JSJ Episode 230. Azat is an author of 14 books on Node JS, JavaScript, and React JS. Azat works at Capital One on the technology team. Azat is the founder and creator of Node University.

Azat is on the show to talk about changes in React and licensing. Some of the topics cover Facebook,  licensing with React, using the wrong version of React, patent wars, and much more in-depth information on current events in React.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Facebook - Licensing with React
  • Using the Wrong version of React in some companies
  • BSD licensing
  • Patent wars
  • Facebook developing React
  • Difference in Preact and Inferno
  • Rewriting applications
  • What did Capital One do about the changes?
  • React 16
  • Pure React
  • Was the BSD patents - Med and Sm Companies
  • Patents explained
  • React Developers at Facebook
  • Fiber - New Core Architecture
  • And much more!