Jest tests with react context api (itnext.io)
Apr 01, 2020
I always find myself doing dumb mistakes all over the code that could easily be caught by well-written tests. Last fall I attended this conference where this workshop leader said if you really want your developers to write good tests, you have to make the developers accountable. And you do that by fire all the testers. I love testers though.
The React useContext Hook in a Nutshell (alligator.io)
Nov 26, 2019
Early February 2019, React introduced Hooks as a way to rewrite your components as simple, more manageable, and classless. useContext is one of the built-in Hooks, giving functional components easy access to your context.
React Global State Management with Hooks (itnext.io)
Nov 23, 2019
I was recently working on a Next.js project and wanted a few pieces of global state. I didn’t really want to go through all the setup for redux (nothing against redux, I love redux) so I decided to implement my own simple version of it using hooks.
How to useContext in React? (robinwieruch.de)
Oct 19, 2019
React's Function Components come with React Hooks these days. Not only can React Hooks be used for State in React but also for using React's Context in a more convenient way. This tutorial shows you how to use React's useContext Hook.
React Context (robinwieruch.de)
Oct 17, 2019
React Context is a powerful feature. If your React application grows in size beyond a small application, there is nothing wrong in giving it a shot. Many third-party libraries like Redux are using it under the hood anyway, so why not learning about it.
Sharing state using React's Context API (dev.to)
Feb 17, 2019
Global state in React is synonymous with libraries like Redux. If you ever needed to share state like the current route or data from an API with multiple components, then you may have reached for Redux yourself.
How Do I Use React Context? (hackernoon.com)
Aug 19, 2018
Over the past six months, there has been plenty of hype about the new Context. At the end of this post, you’ll know what it is, whether and when you should use it, and how to implement it in your applications.
Redux vs. The React Context API (daveceddia.com)
Jul 17, 2018
In this post I want to cover how the new Context API works, how it is similar to Redux, when you might want to use Context instead of Redux, and why Context doesn’t replace the need for Redux in every case.
React v16.3.0: New lifecycles and context API (reactjs.org)
Mar 29, 2018
In React 16.3.0, we are adding a few new lifecycle methods to assist with that migration. We are also introducing new APIs for long requested features: an official context API, a ref forwarding API, and an ergonomic ref API.