This sequence assumes that:
If you will be responsible for adding React to a project or starting a new React project, you will need to supplement these resources.
The React docs are written in an approachable style and are used extensively below. Working through all of the Main Concepts and the Advanced Guides, as needed, is a worthwhile investment if you will be using React on a regular basis.
From the React Main Concepts:
Understanding these sections should prepare you to read idiomatic React and understand basic rendering and data flow. You will also be equipped to make modifications at the individual component level.
Thinking in React, again from the Main Concepts, provides a mental model for decomposing a desired UX outcome into a set of React components. Reading this guide is highly recommended before attempting to add new components or functionality to a project.
These topics may not be immediately relevant to your project, but they are common enough that you will almost certainly encounter them if you work in React for long.
renderlifecycle method. React 16.8 introduced “hooks” which allow functional components to behave more like class-based components.
Large React applications typically accumulate a proportionately large amount of internal state. Some of this state is easily encapsulated into individual components. For example, the text value of an
input element can often belong solely to its component. But state often needs to be shared between components. Further complicating the issue, state which is initially utilized only locally will frequently become more global as the project expands. If such problems are addressed in an ad hoc fashion, it can quickly become difficult to track and reason about the flow of state within the project.
State management libraries provide a framework for addressing this problem in a consistent manner. The relative merits of these libraries are the topic of innumerable blog posts and Medium articles. Rather than relitigate these debates, we present only a list of commonly used libraries:
Note that React-only approaches have become more viable as React’s internal state management capabilities have improved, particularly for applications with relatively simple state management needs.
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