React Hooks

useState

useState is a function that accepts a single argument which is the initial state.

What is State?

State can be defined as: data that changes over time.

Lazy State Initialization

useState allows us to pass a function instead of the actual value, and then it will only call that function to get the state value when the component is rendered the first time.

useEffect

useEffect is a built-in hook that allows us to run some custom code after component render and re-render.

Dependency Array

useEffect allows us to pass a second argument called the “dependency array” which signals to React that your effect callback function should be called when (and only when) those dependencies change.

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