React - Introduction to State and useState

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10m 47s
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This lesson teaches you about state and the useState hook. State is component-specific memory.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what state is
  • Learn how to implement the useState hook
  • Learn how to work with state within an event handler function

Intended Audience

  • This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn about React

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