You can think of the React Lifecycle as the events that happen from start or creation to death!

Every component goes through the complete lifecycle which includes: Mounting, Updating and Unmounting. Below is a diagram of the lifecycle from the official React documentation.

Let’s start with Mounting, the main part…

What is a Hook in React?

Hooks are functions that let you “hook into” React state and lifecycle features from function components. React provides us with built-in hooks. For example, useState is a function that lets you use state in functional components.

When would using hooks be useful?

If you…

React is an open-source front-end Javascript library used for building user interfaces. It is maintained by a community of developers and Facebook. React uses Babel, a Javascript compiler, used to convert edge JavaScript(ES6) into plain old ES5 JavaScript that can run in any browser, even the old ones.

JSX is…

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