Push an object to a state array

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Thu Jul 14 2022 19:04:08 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Saved by @youngDumb #react #javascript

import {useState} from 'react';

export default function App() {
  const initialState = [
    {id: 1, name: 'Alice'},
    {id: 2, name: 'Bob'},
  ];
  const [employees, setEmployees] = useState(initialState);

  const handleClick = () => {
    // 👇️ push object to end of state array
    setEmployees(current => [...current, {id: 3, name: 'Carl'}]);

    // 👇️ spread an array of objects into the state array
    // setEmployees(current => [
    //   ...current,
    //   ...[
    //     {id: 3, name: 'Carl'},
    //     {id: 4, name: 'Delilah'},
    //   ],
    // ]);

    // 👇️ push object to beginning of state array
    // setEmployees(current => [{id: 3, name: 'Zoey'}, ...current]);
  };

  return (
    <div>
      <div>
        <button onClick={handleClick}>Push to state array</button>
      </div>

      {employees.map((element, index) => {
        return (
          <div key={index}>
            <h2>{element.name}</h2>
          </div>
        );
      })}
    </div>
  );
}
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