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    Pass Data through a Component Tree using Context Providers and Consumers in React 16.3


    With React 16.3 a new Context API was introduced. It provides a way to share values like that are considered global between components without having to explicitly pass a prop through every level of the tree.

    When creating a context we get a Provider to pass values into the tree, as well as Consumer in order get them out.