Slinky supports the new refs API introduced in React 16.3.
Creating a Ref Object
To start using the new ref API, first create a ref object, which you can use as a ref property instead of a callback. The
createRef method in Slinky takes a type parameter so that the ref type is statically typed.
Refs on HTML Elements
To create a ref for use with an HTML tag, type the ref to store an
Element (from the
Right now, casting of the
current value is still required because the
ref attribute isn't specifically typed for each element. Watch this issue for updates on improving this.
Refs on Slinky Components
If you want to place a ref on a Slinky component, type the ref to store the
Def type inside your component.