FAQ: React Programming Patterns - Create Presentational Component

This community-built FAQ covers the “Create Presentational Component” exercise from the lesson “React Programming Patterns”.

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Create a Front-End App with React
Create an Advanced Web App with React and Redux
Front-End Development
Front-End Development

Learn React
Learn React: State Management

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why I cant use arrow funtion syntax? its asking me to declare a component using a funtion keyword?


Yea, I have the same question.

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Within the Front-End career path, have we previously learned of props extraction via object destructuring?

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Me to. Why cant we use arrow function syntax?

You can find that content at the begining of the React content:


Not easy to find/navigate previous lessons though…

Can’t find where isFavorite is coming from. Not seeing it in the container js. So how is it working then?

Also in the presentational js - “we no longer have direct access to currentGP and favoriteGP” but we have access to src. Does anybody know why is that?


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saw isFavorite appear in later exercise… but think this should be mentioned in the instruction so as not to cause confusion