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.