Why do class methods need to be bound to a class instance?

Posted by Prem Tiwari | Updated on

In JavaScript, the value of this changes depending on the current context. Within React class component methods, developers normally expect this to refer to the current instance of a component, so it is necessary to bind these methods to the instance. Normally this is done in the constructor—for example:


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