React version 16.6 is out and it comes packed with some useful new features that are very much worth getting excited about. It’s a minor release with major features focused on performance optimization. The main new features include:
- static contextType()
- static getDerivedStateFromError()
- a number of deprecations in
Let’s take a look into what each of these features adds to React.
React.memo() is the functional component solution to
React.PureComponent as used in class components.