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What are the pros and cons of making your api call from within your react app verses creating a separate api application?

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Last Modified: 2020-02-13
I'm new to creating/using APIs and React, so can someone give me some pros and cons (or links to articles that detail the pros and cons) of making your api calls directly in your react app vs. creating a separate api application?
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