React — Why you should start integrating non-React libraries with React context

Liu Ting Chun
4 min readFeb 3, 2023

React context is a tool to pass data through the component tree without having to pass props down manually at every level. It is a relatively unpopular and optional feature. It is totally possible to build a stunning application without using React context. Some React developers may not even have ever heard about React context at all. However, do you know React context is an extremely powerful tool for third-party library integration? If you don’t already know that, let me introduce how you can do it using the Google map…

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Liu Ting Chun

Web developer from Hong Kong. Most interested in Angular and Vue. Currently working on a Nuxt.js + NestJS project.