In 1989, Steps Ahead consisted of Mike Mainieri on MIDI vibraharp, synclavier and acoustic piano, the young saxophonist Bendik doubling on keyboards, guitarist Steve Kahn, Tony Levin on electric bass and Chapman stick, and drummer Steve Smith. The powerful band did not have a great deal of subtlety by this era, but it helped to keep the much-maligned genre of fusion alive, mixing the sound of rock with jazz improvising.
The need for building highly performant and maintainable user interfaces is now greater than ever. React, a library designed and developed by Facebook, can solve many of the existing problems users face today–including poor browser performance while handling dynamic interactions with high loads of data. React also solves a lot of challenges for front-end developers. Due to its popularity, other supporting frameworks, such as Redux, came into the picture to make applications more predictable, testable, and easier to debug. However, they come with a different approach to front-end development and testing.