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Using refs in class components

Using refs in class components: React.js Essential Training
Using refs in class components: React.js Essential Training

There are times in a React application where you need to reach out to individual elements and get their values. React provides us with string refs so that we can check into a value with this.refs. Eve sets this up at a basic level by logging the values of the form fields to the console. Now that you've captured values, you can pass them back up to change state.

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Q: This course was updated on 09/19/2017. What changed?

A: The following topics were updated: setting up Chrome tools for React, inspecting React sites, Babel static transpiling with babel-cli, loading JSON with webpack, adding CSS to webpack build, and creating components with createClass(). In addition, a new video was added that covers migrating to webpack 3.

Q: This course was updated on 06/20/2018. What changed?

A: New videos were added that cover staying up to date with React and using create-react-app. In addition, the following topics were updated: creating components with createClass() and working with state.

Skills covered in this course
Web Web Development React.js

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