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Micro State Management with React Hooks

By : Daishi Kato
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Micro State Management with React Hooks

By: Daishi Kato

Overview of this book

State management is one of the most complex concepts in React. Traditionally, developers have used monolithic state management solutions. Thanks to React Hooks, micro state management is something tuned for moving your application from a monolith to a microservice. This book provides a hands-on approach to the implementation of micro state management that will have you up and running and productive in no time. You’ll learn basic patterns for state management in React and understand how to overcome the challenges encountered when you need to make the state global. Later chapters will show you how slicing a state into pieces is the way to overcome limitations. Using hooks, you'll see how you can easily reuse logic and have several solutions for specific domains, such as form state and server cache state. Finally, you'll explore how to use libraries such as Zustand, Jotai, and Valtio to organize state and manage development efficiently. By the end of this React book, you'll have learned how to choose the right global state management solution for your app requirement.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Part 1: React Hooks and Micro State Management
Part 2: Basic Approaches to the Global State
Part 3: Library Implementations and Their Uses

Chapter 11: Similarities and Differences between Three Global State Libraries

In this book, we introduced three global state libraries: Zustand, Jotai, and Valtio. Let's discuss some similarities and differences between them. These three libraries have some comparable features.

Zustand is similar to Redux (and React Redux) in terms of usage and the store model but, unlike Redux, it's not based on reducers.

Jotai is similar to Recoil ( in terms of the API, but its goal is more to provide a minimal API for non-selector-based render optimization.

Valtio is similar to MobX in terms of the mutating update model, but the level of similarity is only minor, and the render optimization implementation is very different.

All three libraries provide primitive features that fit with micro-state management. They differ in their coding style and approach to render optimization.

In this chapter, we discuss each library by pairing it with its comparable...