In September of this year, I attended the Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy for Software Engineering. The curriculum focused on the NERP stack, where R stands for React.

What is React? React is a JavaScript library for building the front end of the web. With React, developers do not have to manipulate the DOM manually because React will handle all the heavy lifting for us. For more details, you can visit the official doc. Let’s continue and dive deeper into hooks.

When we first learn React, we started with Class Components. Our instructors showed us the option of using…

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