May 12, 2024, 11:52 p.m. | dan

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Managing imports in a React project can get tricky, especially as your application scales and directories get deeper. Struggling with this myself, I asked chatGPT for some advise and discovered base URLs.


Using a base URL allows you to use absolute paths instead of relative ones, making your code cleaner and easier to maintain.





Why Use a Base URL?


Using complex relative paths like ../../../../components/MyComponent is error-prone and hard to maintain. With a base URL, you can import components using …

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