1. React
  2. React Rally
  3. 2017
  4. Layperson's guide to React Fiber

Layperson's guide to React Fiber

Ben Ilegbodu at React Rally 2017

Fiber was introduced in version 16 of React. It is a ground-up rewrite of the React scheduler, typically mis-referred to as the "Virtual DOM." The Fiber-based scheduler supports "cooperative scheduling" and allows for other output renderers besides the browser DOM. In this session geared towards those familiar with React, let’s learn about what React Fiber is and why it exists through the lens of how it will impact your React development and the performance of your apps at runtime.