Thursday, 2 December, 2021 UTC


SolidJS is a unique approach to reactive front-end JavaScript. It provides a compact set of reactive “primitives” and leverages those to support higher-order functionality. This sounds somewhat like AngularJS and its use of ReactiveX, but it is quite a different experience. SolidJS feels more like the simplicity of AlpineJS, but delivers a far more ambitious set of capabilities.
SolidJS just hit its 1.0 release. Let’s take a look.

[ Also on InfoWorld: Get a look at the Svelte JavaScript framework ]

Setting up SolidJS
First, set up a simple starter project. On your local machine, use the commands in Listing 1 to start something new (this follows the SolidJS docs).
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