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ReactFoo Mumbai

On React, alternatives to React, ReactNative and front-end engineering

Souvik Basu


All about Context API

Submitted Apr 2, 2018

There was a lot of speculation of the stability Context API in future releases of React. React 16.3 makes Context API official now. Although developers were warned against using it, Context API was internally used by a lot of state management and theming libraries like react-redux, react-router and MobX-react. We will explore all about this API


  • What is Context API
  • How Context API helped redux and router
  • Why were developers warned against using it
  • Using Context API for our apps

Speaker bio

Souvik is a JS enthusiasts with 15 years experience in the industry. His day job is to set up a team on React project in Tesco Bengaluru. He loves to code equally well in React as well as in Angular. Currently he is spending a lot of time exploring Conversational UI.



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