Component Lifecycle Methods

Learn about the component lifecycle methods and passing data to a component in Vue.

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A component’s lifecycle refers to the series of stages that a component goes through, from its creation to its eventual removal from the system.

Lifecycle methods

If you have experience with React, you’re likely familiar with the concept of component lifecycle methods. The idea behind this is that various events happen in a component’s lifetime—from when it’s created to when it’s destroyed. The lifecycle methods are called at these points, allowing us to execute code—for example, to perform an Ajax request when the component is initialized.

Here’s a chart from the Vue documentation showing the various methods and when in the lifecycle they’re called.

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