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The useState Hook in ReactJS

State: hooked.

Just a big fat hook. [Image source]

In this post I’ll be making a quick intro to the useState hook, as well as giving some tips when using it.

useState basics

The useState hook is the most commonly used hook in ReactJS, and helps us with two things:

  • It preserves the value of a variable between renders.

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Dhanesh Budhrani

Dhanesh Budhrani

Multidisciplinary software engineer. Constantly learning. Software Engineer@Wubook. MSc@DTU. BSc@UC3M. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dhanesh-budhrani/

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