React useEffect Bug

05/08/20191 Min Read — In React.js

I've spent tons of hours trying to understand how the React Hook useEffect works and how I can avoid memory leaks.

At this point, my best guess is that it's a bug.

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In my case, I created a custom Hook that interfaces with the GraphQL endpoint and pulls data with useEffect. It uses the useReducer Hook to update state and returns that state.
The "main" component pulls in this state by using the custom useEffect Hook.