What’s new in the React 16.7 JavaScript UI library

Posted on 06-11-2018 , by: admin , in , 0 Comments

React 16, the latest version of Facebook’s popular JavaScript library for building UIs, was updated in late October 2018 to Version 16.6, and an alpha version of Version 16.7 was released in early November 2018.

Where to download React

You can download React 16 from the project’s GitHub page.

Future version: New features in React 16.7

An alpha release of React 16.7, a planned update to the JavaScript UI library, adds the hooks capability, for using state and other React features without writing a class.

Hooks are functions that that link to React state and life-cycle features from function components. They currently work side by side with existing code, enabling gradual adoption. There are no plans to actually remove classes from React. Hooks solve a variety problems in React including: