How to update state from props in React (robinwieruch.de)
May 18, 2020
It doesn't happen often, but sometimes you have to update state from props in React. In this brief walkthrough, I want to show you a use case where you would want to derive state from props and how to do it for the initial props and updated props. Keep in mind that this concept should only be used rarely though, because often there is no need to initialize state from props.
How to manage React State with Arrays (robinwieruch.de)
May 17, 2020
This tutorial walks you through the most common scenarios for managing arrays in React state. For each I want to show you a array example in React state, such as how to push an item to an array or how to update an item in an array, when React state is used to store it.
Using setState in React (newline.co)
Dec 19, 2019
This article shows how React components can use state to store information. This can be useful when a component needs to save some data in addition to props provided by a parent component. For example, a form component can store values entered by a user or a calendar component can store a selected date.
React: Understanding State & Lifecycle (itnext.io)
May 23, 2019
In this article we’re going to look at how State & Lifecycle work in React. This knowledge is really powerful, as it helps us separate concerns, add dynamism, and build truly reusable components.
React Global State without Redux (robinwieruch.de)
Oct 02, 2018
A tutorial to showcase how to use React global state without Redux. There are React patterns that can be used to have an application wide state in React without a state management library.
Update on Async Rendering (reactjs.org)
Mar 27, 2018
We’d like to share with you some of the lessons we’ve learned while working on these features, and some recipes to help prepare your components for async rendering when it launches.
React State From the Ground Up (css-tricks.com)
Mar 19, 2018
State is hugely important in React, and perhaps a big reason you’ve looked into using React in the first place. Let’s take a stab at understanding what state is and how it works.
A Visual Guide to State in React (daveceddia.com)
Oct 19, 2016
React's "state" is one of the more difficult concepts to learn. Not just what to put in state, but what it actually is and what it’s for. And also how Redux is related to React state. I hope to clear up some of the confusion in this article.