Beyond onClick: handling events in react

Tech Guide


Dive into how events work, where the model came from, and how best to use them in React applications.


Great modern web applications are highly interactive and effective event management is critical to giving users the control they want. Luckily for us, React makes handling events in a cross-browser compatible way easy.

In this guide, you’ll learn about:

  • Events in React
  • Using React Event Handlers
  • Using a DOM addEventListener
  • Events in the Browser