Day #5? Worked from 8:30pm - 9:50pm Made it through Lesson 1 It’s been awhile, fam. Since school started, I haven’t had very much time to work on these lessons. Though, it’s Thanksgiving break this week and I plan on grinding. Hopefully, I can finish the two projects left in this Nanodegree by this weekend! Let’s get cracking. Lesson 1: Why Redux? Motivation for Redux If you think about bugs you’ve had come across while developing an app, the cause of those bugs probably came from some state or data mismanagement.
Day #4 Worked from 1:15am - 4am Completed Project #1 MyReads - Book Tracking App Quick recap before I get to the project: I finished up lesson 5 on React Router yesterday night. I learned about single-page applications (I always hear this term get thrown around but never actually understood the concept until now) and how React Router comes into play in terms of dynamically rendering content.
Day #3 Worked from 3:43am - 4am Made it through Lesson 4 Lesson 4: Rendering UI with External Data Nothing special in this lesson. It took about 40 minutes to complete. It introduced React’s Lifecycle Events. Lifecycle Events These are special methods each React component has that allows us to tap into different points in its life to manipulate state. We can breakdown these methods into three different points: 1.