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© Adam Freeman 2019
Adam FreemanPro React 16https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4451-7_13

13. Reconciliation and Lifecycles

Adam Freeman1 
(1)
London, UK
 
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.
Table 13-1

Putting Reconciliation and Lifecycle Text in Context

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What is it?

Reconciliation is the process of efficiently handling the content produced by ...

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