Chapter 4. The component lifecycle
This chapter covers
- Using the connectedCallback Web Components API method to listen when your component is added to the DOM
- Knowing when and how to use the constructor method, especially because it occurs before the component has access to the DOM
- Utilizing the disconnectedCallback Web Components API method to clean up after your component
- The seldom-used adoptedCallback Web Components API method
4.1. The Web Components API
Up to now, we’ve explored a couple different methods from the Web Components API, but we really didn’t talk about the API as a whole. These methods are the basic building blocks for building everything from custom components to entire applications. So, it’s a good idea to take a look ...