While Magento 2 is a new addition to the Magento family that already has been around for 10+ years, Reaction Commerce is just in its A investment round led by Google Ventures. It has yet a long way to go to become as encompassing and popular as Magento, but it already has earned a handful of followers in the development community excited about the hot new stack, as well as clients that believe that it’s enough dealing with Magento reindexing and its time for something different.
At Buildateam we think that the solution must match the situation and the business objective of product owners, so while there is a definite winner in terms of the availability of features out of the box, for those who are ready to invest time and effort to be ahead of competition there are advantages in using the new reactive stack that promises to offer a real-time personalized experience.
At this moment, out of the box Reaction Commerce doesn’t offer as many features as Magento. But pragmatic Magento users might have already noticed that default plugins and features out of the box is one thing, but actually transforming Magento into a lightning fast, beautiful, interactive site with custom business logic takes a lot of time.
Here are some differences between the 2 platforms.