render is a lifecycle method!
We won't go over
render here - we've already talked about it plenty. However, you should understand how
render fits into the mounting period. Whenever a component mounts,
componentWillMount is called first, followed by
render, followed by
render belongs to two categories: mounting lifecycle methods, and updating lifecycle methods. We'll cover updating lifecycle methods in the next lesson. But first, there's one final mounting lifecycle method!