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JavaScript React Basics Understanding State Creating the Application State

yoav green
yoav green
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initializing a state in the App component

so why didn't we do the same process with "Counter"? the Counter is represented in Player.


2 Answers

As I understood it, the counter uses state to keep the score of each individual player, so it needs a local state for each of the player components. It wouldn't make sense to store the individual player scores in the global app state.