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JavaScript React Components Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods Prevent Memory Leaks with componentWillUnmount()

disheng wang
disheng wang
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Question about the arguments passing in to the setInterval method

From the componeDidMount life cycle , code below:

  componentDidMount() {
    this.intervalID = setInterval(() => this.tick(), 100);

here we pass ()=>this.tick() to the setInterval method. However, I am a bit confuse what is the different between we pass this.tick instead of () => this.tick()? i think they doing the same thing right? or is it just if we use arrow function calling the this.tick so I can pass the argument to the tick method? thanks