Polymer vs. React: Comparing Two Front-end JavaScript Libraries

Polymer vs. React—which should you use? It’s a question that inevitably crops up whenever anyone discusses the components-based future of the web. While both Polymer and React are libraries created to support a component-oriented approach to front-end web development, they do so in very different ways. In this article, we’ll try to illustrate the role each of these technologies plays in front-end web development so that you can decide which is best suited for your needs.