How is React's Hot Module Reloading implemented (at a medium-high level of detail)?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on

Our great sponsors
  • Klotho - AWS Cloud-aware infrastructure-from-code toolbox [NEW]
  • Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support
  • Sonar - Write Clean JavaScript Code. Always.
  • InfluxDB - Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.
  • react-hot-loader

    Tweak React components in real time. (Deprecated: use Fast Refresh instead.)

    I am starting to look through the source of react-hot-loader, but it is no insignificant beast. Can someone explain at a high level how this is implemented, just in enough detail so one could reason about how to reimplement this functionality in another programming language?

  • parcel-hmr-vanillas-js

    Vanilla JS example for Parcel Vanillas JS

  • Klotho

    AWS Cloud-aware infrastructure-from-code toolbox [NEW]. Build cloud backends with Infrastructure-from-Code (IfC), a revolutionary technique for generating and updating cloud infrastructure. Try IfC with AWS and Klotho now (Now open-source)

  • chokidar

    Minimal and efficient cross-platform file watching library

    for file watching, it might use something similar to

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

Suggest a related project

Related posts