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JavaScript Building Applications with React and Redux Actions, Dispatch, and Reducers. Oh my! Intro to Action Types

Actiontypes declaration

I discovered that Guil used "player/ADD_PLAYER" to declare his action types. Surprisingly, I tried using "ADD_PLAYER" and my code still works as expected. Please can anybody tell me the difference/implications in using those two action types declarations.

1 Answer

Nancy Zhang
Nancy Zhang
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I think it's more like a good practice to add the "player/" or whatever the component name. So for later on debugging(e.g. the Redux DevTool in a later video), It is easier to identify where this action is being invoked.