Welcome to Learning at Lambert Labs session #13. This week, Guy King, explains how React updates State asynchronously in a component.

In Today’s Learning Session:

  • What is State in a React component?
  • useState hook in React 16+
  • Callbacks for setting State
  • Why use callbacks?
  • Normal case vs. unexpected case with setTimeout
  • When should you bother with callbacks for asynchronous updates to State
  • Q&A from our developers!

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