React with first request in useEffect

I am using in react app. I would like to do first request immediately after app loads so I put my first emit in useEffect hook:

useEffect(() => {
  }, []);

but it doesn’t work. It does not do any request. So I realized that a problem is because maybe socket is not connected yet so I put little timeout like:

useEffect(() => {
    const initialGetTimeout = setTimeout(() => {
    }, 1000);

and it works but it is only a workaround, how should I trigger first request right after app loads? Is there any other way to do that in React?

Source: React – Stack Overflow

November 14, 2021
Category : News
Tags: reactjs | | sockets | use-effect

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