React Prop Types Lab


In this lab, you'll use PropTypes declaration in a variety of scenarios.

A new job

Michael Scott

Welcome to your first day at... Dunder Mifflin! Your job is to make sure the company's products are catalogued on the website. Since we like to be modern, we'll use React to display the product information. Since our database is pretty old, we'll be sure to add PropTypes to our component so that we know we're passing in the right props.

  1. In the components/Product.js file, create a Product React component.
  2. This component has the following props:
    • name: a string — required
    • producer: a string — optional
    • hasWatermark: a boolean — optional, defaults to false
    • color: a string — required, can only be 'white', 'eggshell-white' or 'salmon'
    • weight: a number — required, ranges between 80 and 300
  3. Note: for the weight prop, we'll need custom logic. It's possible to write your own prop validator function. Make sure you reference the documentation and use your Google-Fu if you are having trouble!


Note: This lab might require you to restart the test watcher after changing your code.


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