grigio:react-overlay is a Meteor React reusable component which display other components inside a modal overlay.
<Overlay/> component https://github.com/grigio/meteor-react-overlay
<Leaderboard/> example app
example app https://github.com/grigio/meteor-react-overlay-example
example app demo: http://react-overlay.meteor.com/
Let me know what you think of this approch
NOTE: Currently React works in Meteor but some 3rd part existing components aren’t easy to integrate in Meteor because a different dependencies system.
If you never tried React I raccomend this intro videos and the official doc. Some very promising features about React are: server side rendering, react-native, animations and… the fact it plays nice with the existing Blaze lib.