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Discussion on: Basic Hooks in React

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Justin Henry

It'd be nice if you included some info on useRef too, as it can be used for more than just storing dom elements. I typically use useRef when i need to retain values that should absolutely never impact renders. This helps when you need to reference a value during actions in a component or deal with application layer objects that are just under the surface.

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Mursal Furqan Author

Yeah, it is. But since this article was all about the basic hooks in react, so I tried to keep it as simple as possible.