In this screencast I created Java EE 7 application with installed CORS filter and exposed a String array as JSON.
Finally, I created a react application in ES2015 and used plain, old XMLHttpRequest to access the backend service. The output was rendered as HTML list.
Is React library not enough? Checkout the screencast: Building An Angular 2 Application With Java EE 7 Backend
Interested in ReactJS, Angular 2 or Java EE? Checkout: workshops.adam-bien.com.
NEW MUC Airport Workshop: Migrating Java Client (Swing / Java FX) to Web Standards
Airport MUC workshops: Web (SPA, PWAs, Offline, Desktop, Mobile) Applications Essentials and Effective Web Applications. No migrations. #usetheplatform
Podcast: airhacks.fm and newsletter: airhacks.news
A book about rethinking Java EE Patterns