Using the React Query library
In proper React apps where you make a lot of network calls, the use of third-party networking libraries is recommended. The two most popular libraries are React Query (https://tanstack.com/query), also known as Tanstack Query, and SWR (https://swr.vercel.app/). These libraries provide a lot of useful features, such as data caching and performance optimization.
In this section, we will learn how you can use React Query to fetch data in your React app. We will create a React app that fetches repositories from the GitHub REST API using the
- First, create a React app called
- Next, install React Query and
axiosusing the following commands in your project folder (Note! In this book, we are using Tanstack Query v4):
// install v4 npm install @tanstack/react-query@4 npm install axios...