Redux vs. MobX vs. Cycle

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Three state management libraries for JavaScript: Redux, MobX and Cycle. Each described in terms of general ideology and significant differences from the others. All differences summarised in a table. First battle on Software Philosophy!


  • state propagation is a cross-cutting concern
  • state propagation is abstracted out to the framework
  • framework decorators are spread across whole app (everything is smart)
  • gentle learning curve when comming from OO programming
  • observable / computed distinction


  1. Becoming fully reactive: Mobservable,
  2. MobX best practices: React,
  3. Why we chose mobx over redux for spectacle editor,
  4. When Redux is better than MobX.

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