React Props Lab

Overview

In this lab, you'll define components with default props and you'll also override default props with your own prop values.

Star Wars

Millennium Falcon

Let's say we're a spaceship captain going to a local Star Wars meetup. Since we want to showcase the awesome ships people are commandeering, we need to represent them somehow. That's where you come in! You'll be creating a React component that shows us some info on a given spaceship.

  1. In the components/Spaceship.js file, create a Spaceship React component
  2. This component has several props:
    1. name (string)
    2. speed (number, defaults to slow)
    3. hasRockets (boolean, defaults to false)
    4. colors (array of strings, defaults to ['black', 'red'])

Feel free to render out the data in any form you wish!

Note: you'll need to export the Spaceship component, like this:

export default class Spaceship extends React.Component { ... };
// OR declare your component first, and then:
export default Spaceship;

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