Loading Data in React: Redux-Thunk, Redux-Saga, Suspense, and Hooks

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Introduction

React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Very often using React means using React with Redux. Redux is another JavaScript library for managing global state. Sadly, even with these two libraries, there is no one clear way to handle asynchronous calls to the API (backend) or any other side effects.

In this article, I’m trying to compare different approaches to solving this problem. Let’s define the problem first.