Last updated 2 years ago by Trey Huffinereact
React is incredible because it allows you to build your UI using a declarative API. You tell React what you want the interface to look like, and it handles the rest.
As users interact with the application, the state changes which causes updates to the DOM. React provides a set of methods to seamlessly intercept the changes at any point during the updates and take control of the UI. The component lifecycle is typically one of the final pieces to truly mastering React, and this article will ensure that you have a firm grasp.