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Pure Components

A function component is considered pure when the returned Html is deterministically derived from its props when its view function does not mutate its state or has other side effects.

The example below is a pure component. For a given prop is_loading it will always result in the same Html without any side effects.

use yew::{Properties, function_component, Html, html};

#[derive(Properties, PartialEq)]
pub struct Props {
pub is_loading: bool,

fn HelloWorld(props: &Props) -> Html {
if props.is_loading {
html! { "Loading" }
} else {
html! { "Hello world" }

If you have an internal pure component that makes no use of hooks and other component machinery, you can often write it instead as a normal function returning Html and avoid a bit of overhead for Yew, related to running the component lifecycle. Use expression syntax to render them in html!.

Impure components

You might wonder if a component can be impure if it does not use any globals, since it is just a function that is called every render. This is where the next topic comes in - hooks