Solid.js, React, and Vue — reactivity systems compared

Arek Nawo
6 min readJan 29, 2023

Working on many projects over the years, I’ve used multiple JavaScript UI frameworks. React, Vue, and now Solid.js are the frameworks that I’ve worked with and enjoyed the most.

Recently, especially when working with Solid.js, I started to notice and appreciate small details like how every framework’s reactivity system differs. It’s an important thing to keep in mind while jumping between frameworks as, even though the APIs keep getting more similar, how the framework works underneath influences performance, software architecture as well…

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Arek Nawo

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