I’m glad I’m not the only one. A longtime hero of mine in this field, Jonathan Snook, shares his struggles  learning React. He highlights a few reasons why he struggled to get his head around it:

For me, I think it has come down to four different things:

  • All the Technologies
  • Writing JS differently
  • Deep Hierarchies
  • Evolving Approaches

I’m long overdue to share some updates on my personal experience working with React, so I’ll save any further commentary for another day. But I am so happy to see other people, especially prominent people, talk candidly about learning new things can be difficult.