Welcome to React. React is also used by Netflix, The New York Times, AirBnb, Discord, DropBox, and (The standalone TypeScript React Template is not currently supported in this tutorial.) Learn in an interactive environment. The Visual Studio Code editor supports React.js IntelliSense and code navigation out of the box. It was created by the developers at Facebook for use in their own products, including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp . And, to correlate with our illustrative React App, we will choose here React for the frontend, Node.js for the back-end, and MySQL for the database.