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🐰 Rax is a progressive React framework for building universal application. https://rax.js.org

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Rax is a progressive React framework for building universal application.

gzip size

πŸ’Œ Write Once, Run Anywhere: write one codebase, run with

Alibaba MiniApp
WeChat MiniProgram
and could work with more container that implements driver specification.

⏱ Fast: use better performance and tinier size(πŸ“¦~6KB) alternative to React with the same API.

πŸ“€ Easy: quick start with zero configuration, all features like

Progressive Web App(PWA)
Server-Side Rendering(SSR)
Function as a service(FaaS)
can be used out of the box.

Quick Start πŸ₯’🍚

Start from command line

Create a new Rax project using

$ npm init rax 

npm init 
is available in npm 6+

Start local server to launch project:

$ cd 
$ npm install
$ npm run start

Start from VS Code

You need to install the Iceworks extension and invoke the

Iceworks: Create Application
command from the VS Code command palette (
Ctrl + Shift + P
Cmd + Shift + P
on Mac):


Developer Tools πŸ› 

You can inspect and modify the state of your Rax components at runtime using the Rax Developer Tools browser extension, and extension not works in

  1. Install the Chrome Rax Developer Tools extension
  2. Reload and go to the 'Rax' tab in the browser's development tools

VS Code Extension

You can use Iceworks VS Code Extension to get better development experience.

Awesome Things πŸ“

You can find some awesome things in the awesome-rax.

Contributing 🧼

Want to file a bug, contribute some code, or improve documentation? Excellent! Read up on our guidelines for contributing.

Code Contributors

This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute.

Community support

For general help using Rax, please refer to the official site. For additional help, you can use one of these channels to ask a question:

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