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Adam FreemanPro React 16https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4451-7_15

15. Forms and Validation

Adam Freeman1 
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London, UK
 
Forms allow applications to collect data from the user. In this chapter, I explain how React works with form elements, using state properties to set their value and event handlers to respond to user interactions. I show you how to work with different element types and show you how to validate the data that the user provides in a form so that the application receives data it can use. Table 15-1 puts forms and validation in context.
Table 15-1

Putting Forms and Validation in Context

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What are they?

Forms are the basic mechanism that allows applications to prompt the user for data. Validation is the ...

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