In this chapter, I explain how React uses a process called reconciliation to efficiently deal with content produced by components. The reconciliation process is part of a larger lifecycle that React provides for components, and I describe the different lifecycle stages and show you how stateful components can implement methods to become active lifecycle participants. Table 13-1 puts reconciliation and the component lifecycle in context.
Putting Reconciliation and Lifecycle Text in Context
What is it?
Reconciliation is the process of efficiently handling the content produced by ...