SWR: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v2.2.5(5 months ago)

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SWR is a lightweight React Hooks library for data fetching. It provides a simple and efficient way to fetch data, revalidate it, and cache the results. SWR focuses on providing a great developer experience by automatically revalidating data when the component is re-rendered or when a specified interval has passed. It also offers built-in support for error handling, loading states, and deduplication of requests.

Compared to other data fetching libraries like Axios or Fetch, SWR is specifically designed for React applications and seamlessly integrates with React's rendering lifecycle. Its simplicity, performance optimizations, and built-in caching mechanism make it a popular choice for managing data fetching in React applications.

Alternatives:
react-query+
react-fetching-library+
use-http+
axios-hooks+
react-async+
react-request+
use-axios-client+
fetch-suspense+
use-data-api+
use-fetch+

Tags: reacthooksdata-fetchingcachingdeveloper-experience