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Functions vs ES6 classes
Wouldn't it be better to create components with ES6 classes? That seems to make more sense to me.
Robert ManolisTreehouse Guest Teacher
Hi Tom, the React Basics course covers a few different ways of creating elements and components in React. And you'll learn even more about that in later videos in that course and more advanced React courses and workshops here at Treehouse. It's important to be familiar with multiple techniques and approaches.
But ever since the introduction of hooks in React 16, the React community has been moving away from class components and towards function components since they tend to be simpler and require less code.
Hope that helps.