As applications grow in scope and complexity, code cleanliness becomes an increasingly important aspect to consider and manage. Let’s look at how we can utilize custom hooks along with some helper components to manage context within React.

To keep this article brief, I’ll assume a basic understanding of how React’s Context API works. But in a nutshell, context provides a way to share global data across your application at multiple levels without having to resort to prop drilling.

Not only can context be implemented when using functional components thanks to the useContext hook, but context becomes much easier to manage…

Bryn McKendry

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