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    Use the useContext Hook to Consume Context in Function Components

    reactReact
    ^16.6.0

    React Hooks introduced a number of useful functions, one of which is useContext. It allows you to consume a Context in a function component without using a Consumer directly. This helps to cut down on unnecessary nesting in your components’ JSX, making them easier to read. In this lesson we’ll see how to replace a Consumer with the useContext hook.