In this video, learn how to finish the PostForm component and wire up a submit handler so the form can post status messages to the API you’re using.
- [Narrator] In this video, we're going to … connect the post form to the API, … adding the submit handler that … will post new status messages. … Over here in my post form component, … I'm going to scroll down to the form field. … And we're going to add an on submit handler. … That way, however we submit the form, … our handler will be triggered. … We'll call this post status update. … It's a function we're going to need to define. … And to save having to watch me do a lot of typing here, … I've included a snippet in the exercise files … for this video with all the code that we can copy and paste, … and then we'll talk through what it's doing. … So, we'll paste that in. … So this is an event handler that … takes an event as its argument. … First we prevent the default actions … so the page doesn't reload when we submit the form. … And we create a new status object. … This takes the message text and type from our form state … and saves them to fields called message and type, … which are what the API uses. …
- 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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