If you haven’t already heard, the big news over the past fortnight is that React 16 was released.
Now I don’t want to waste your time with another “What is React 16?”; the official blog is already very informative. But what I can give you is the story of my experience this week, when I upgraded a large project to React 16.
The short version
If you have a React 15.5 app which doesn’t use deprecated features and doesn’t throw errors, then React 16 just works!
Of course, “it just works” doesn’t make for a very interesting story. So lucky for you, it didn’t just work for me.