Hello useEvent

May 11, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

An RFC for useEvent, a New Fundamental React Hook — Billed as a so-far ‘missing piece’ of the hooks system, the proposed useEvent is for defining an event handler that ‘sees’ fresh props/state but has a stable function identity. The motivation and use cases are shown off here and the React team is open to your feedback.

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A Report from Reactathon — In-person React events remain few and far between as the COVID situation continues to play out around the world, but Reactathon brought a lot of folks together and Swizec reflects on the key themes here.

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