Gateway to React: The Story - Rachel Nabors, React Summit US 2023

Discover the journey behind, the new React documentation site, and learn how it empowers developers of all levels with interactive code sandboxes, quizzes, and challenges.

Key takeaways
  • is a new documentation site for React that was built from the ground up.
  • The goal of is to make it easier for people to learn React, regardless of their experience level.
  • features a number of new features, including interactive code sandboxes, quizzes, and challenges.
  • was built with the help of the React community, and it is constantly being updated and improved.
  • is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn React, and it is a testament to the power of open source collaboration.
  • The new documentation is built on a custom Next.js site, which allowed the team to ship the docs faster and with more features.
  • The team used a variety of tools and technologies to build, including Gatsby, MDX, and DocSource.
  • The team also worked closely with the React Native community to ensure that the new documentation would be helpful for mobile developers.
  • has been a huge success, with over 8 million learners accessing the site during its beta period.
  • The team is committed to continuing to improve, and they are always looking for feedback from the community.