React Tricks: Customizing your useEffect to run ONLY when you want!

INTRODUCTION The useEffect hook in the world of React's functional components operates as a componentDidMount, componentDidUpdate and componentWillUnmount - all in one. But what if you only wanted to trigger one of the effects at a time. How would you accomplish this? Before we dive into it, let's understand a little more about how the … Continue reading React Tricks: Customizing your useEffect to run ONLY when you want!

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

Component lifecycle with useEffect

As you are reading this blog, you are one of the cool developers and to become the coolest developer you need to follow the above quote. Here, I am sharing my story, when I tried to become the coolest developer! When I heard about hooks in React JS, I read about it and tried to write new components … Continue reading Component lifecycle with useEffect