React hooks offer us a simplified interface to many React features. This intro will focus on using to access the state and lifecycle of a React component. Hooks are available in React version 16.8.0 or later. To check the version of React your app is running, reference your
We’ll walk through the implementation of React hooks in a simple React app. This app will consume the very developer-friendly Hacker News API and display two views: Top Stories and New Stories. We’re going to use two hooks in our app —
useEffect. Hooks are intended to be used in function components; this app will only use function components.