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React Lifecycle, Part 2: Update Phase

In part one, we looked at the initialization and creation phase of the React component lifecycle, called mounting. In this post we will dive into an integral part of what makes React so powerful, the update phase of the component lifecycle. The way that React does its re-rendering using a virtual DOM is actually quite…
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React Lifecycle, Part 1: Initialize and Mount

There is no shortage of documentation, tutorials, and blog posts available on the React component lifecycle. So why write another article on the subject? Much of the information out there describes the order of lifecycle processes, but falls short when it comes to providing specifics about why or when you would want to use them,…
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