Is it possible to use react without JSX?

Yes, JSX is not mandatory for using React. Actually it is convenient when you don’t want to set up compilation in your build environment. Each JSX element is just syntactic sugar for calling React.createElement(component, props, ...children).

For example, let us take a greeting example with JSX,

class Greeting extends React.Component {
render() {
return <div>Hello {this.props.message}</div>;
}
}
ReactDOM.render(<Greeting message="World" />, document.getElementById('root'));

You can write the same code without JSX as below,

class Greeting extends React.Component {
render() {
return React.createElement('div', null, `Hello ${this.props.message}`);
}
}
ReactDOM.render(
React.createElement(Greeting, { message: 'World' }, null),
document.getElementById('root'),
);

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