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JavaScript React Router 4 Basics Going Further with Routing Navigating Routes Programmatically

Victor Stanciu
Victor Stanciu
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 11,184 Points

So how do we use withRouter after importing it?

In the Teacher's Notes, the only information is that we might need to import withRouter, but nothing more. Students should be thought when they need to import it, and how to use it.

Things like this make me give up on this outdated course and cancel the subscription

Malachi Gruenhagen
Malachi Gruenhagen
3,226 Points

I must admit I am also finding myself somewhat disappointed with how outdated Treehouse's content is. That said, I think I figured this one out after reviewing StackOverflow:

import React, { Component } from "react";
import { Link, withRouter } from "react-router-dom";

class Home extends Component {
  handleSubmit = e => {
    let teacherName = this.name.value;
    let teacherTopic = this.topic.value;
    let path = `teachers/${teacherTopic}/${teacherName}`;

  render() {
    return (
      <div className="main-content home">

        {/* a lot of other content */}

        <form onSubmit={this.handleSubmit}>
            ref={input => (this.name = input)}
            ref={input => (this.topic = input)}
          <button type="submit">Go!</button>


export default withRouter(Home);