Understanding gotchas with un-mounting using useEffect hook— React

In2021, I can say many developers are loving the functional components implementation with the help of hooks. Recently in one of my projects, while implementing Unmount lifecycle method using useEffect, we faced issue like our unmount (return function inside useEffect) was getting executed whereas component was still in mounted phase. While solving it I got … Continue reading Understanding gotchas with un-mounting using useEffect hook— React

Native vs ImmutableJS vs Immer — Are libraries the way to go for immutability in React?

Maintaining immutability when dealing with objects and arrays is very important in React. It ensures that the DOM updates correctly and predictably. But when we have nested data structures, maintaining immutability in our data can get ugly, very fast. This article explores 3 approaches to immutability — doing it natively, using ImmutableJS (a library which … Continue reading Native vs ImmutableJS vs Immer — Are libraries the way to go for immutability in React?

Immutability with Immer in React

In React applications the most important part is the application state. We can maintain local state within the component or global state across the application using Redux. Managing the state becomes crucial as we may have inconsistent app behavior or have bugs if the state is not managed properly. So while dealing with the state … Continue reading Immutability with Immer in React