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The "componentDidMount() & AJAX Requests" Lesson is part of the full, Complete Intro to React v2 (feat. Router v4 and Redux) course featured in this preview video. Here's what you'd learn in this lesson:

Brian adds the componentDidMount() lifecycle method into the Details component. He’ll be using this method to trigger an AJAX request to load data for the specified show. Brian is using the axios library to do the AJAX request. The code for the application up to this point is on the v2-17 branch. - PLEASE NOTE: You must now add the apikey=frontend parameter when making requests to the omdb api. - https://github.com/btholt/complete-intro-to-react/tree/v2-17

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