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Version: 2.2

Redux integration

Using redux is completely optional. However, for many it means easy integration or migration with existing projects, or just a nice centralized state management abstraction.

Integration is fairly straightforward as rest-hooks already uses the same paradigms as redux under the hood. However, care should be taken to integrate the reducer and middlewares properly or it won't work as expected.

First make sure you have redux installed:

yarn add redux
npm install redux

Note: react-redux is not needed for this integration (though you can use it if you want).

Then you'll want to use the \

instead of \
and pass in the store and a selector function to grab the rest-hooks specific part of the state.

Note: You should only use ONE provider; nested another provider will override the previous.


import {
} from 'rest-hooks';
import { createStore, applyMiddleware } from 'redux';
import ReactDOM from 'react-dom';

const manager = new NetworkManager();
const subscriptionManager = new SubscriptionManager(PollingSubscription);

const store = createStore(
applyMiddleware(manager.getMiddleware(), subscriptionManager.getMiddleware()),
const selector = state => state;

<ExternalCacheProvider store={store} selector={selector}>
<App />

Above we have the simplest case where the entire redux store is used for rest-hooks. However, more commonly you will be integrating with other state. In this case, you will need to use the selector prop of <ExternalCacheProvider /> to specify where in the state tree the rest-hooks information is.

// ...
const store = createStore(
// Now we have other reducers
restHooks: restReducer,
myOtherState: otherReducer,
applyMiddleware(manager.getMiddleware(), subscriptionManager.getMiddleware()),
const selector = state => state.restHooks;
// ...

Here we store rest-hooks state information in the 'restHooks' part of the tree.