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JavaScript React Router Basics Going Further with Routes Navigating Routes Programmatically

Yao Nien Chung
Yao Nien Chung
15,946 Points

What's the difference between the two methods that using "event.target.elements[0].value" and "this.refs.name.value"?

What's the difference between the two methods that using "event.target.elements[0].value" and "this.refs.name.value" while you want to obtain the value from the <input ref="name"/>?

Myers Carpenter
Myers Carpenter
6,111 Points

I don't follow your question.

Michael Liendo
Michael Liendo
15,326 Points

I was thinking the same thing. My only assumption is that it's just something that is omitted in this teaching since none of the React courses have yet to even mention it. It's beneficial in the sense that if you ever wanted to switch the position of your DOM nodes, you could could do so without having to worry about the index since.