In this video, learn how to start getting the PostForm component ready by bringing the fields under React’s control.
- [Instructor] Now we need to start wiring up this post form … so it can send updates to the API. … We'll take this in two pieces. … First, the form is currently uncontrolled, … so we can type in it all we want, … and React does not notice. … We'll handle that in this video. … The second part, we'll be taking action … when the form is submitted. … Over here in hotel.js, here is my post form component, … and here are my form fields. … So the first thing that I'm going to do is add a little bit … of state to hold the values of those fields. … So we'll have one called message text, … which will have set message text to go with it, … and these will come from React.usestate, … and the initial value for message text … will be an empty string. … We'll call React.usestate again. … This time it will be for the message type, … that select box. … Set message type and the initial value … will be this default type that we saved earlier. … Now we need to update our form fields. … We'll start with the text area. …
- Installing React on an existing site
- Thinking about a design in terms of components
- Creating fully-featured function components using Hooks
- Storing and retrieving data from an external RESTful API
- Employing third-party components for CSS animation
- Using conditional rendering
Skill Level Intermediate
Essentials of CSS for React Developerswith Eric Greene53m 31s Beginner
Using the exercise files1m 2s
1. Introducing React
2. First Project: Customizer
3. Second Project: Directory Browser
4. Third Project: Status Updater
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