React

Understanding the useRef React hook

Continuing our React hooks series, we will learn about the useRef React hook in this blog post.The useRef...

Use redux-like middleware for useReducer in React

If you have used Redux before, you would be aware of the concept of middlewares. Now that useReducer has become a commonly...

How to write your own custom React hooks

If you have been using react for a while, chances are you have come across the need to extract some logic into...

Provide callback to useState hook like setState

If you have been writing class components for a while, you might be familiar with the callback functionality that the setState function...

Detecting click outside component using React hooks

If you have tried developing your own dropdown, modal, or popover in React, you would have come across this. "How do I...

Learning context API and the useContext React hook

In this react hooks series, we have already explored the react hooks useState, useEffect, and useReducer. The next react hook we will...

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