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JavaScript Solution: Render the Stars

Jonathan Grieve
MOD
Jonathan Grieve
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Internally Controlled State

So I'm in the Practice State video and I'm trying to understand what's happening here.

I understand we're initializing state for a component here. And that it's 1 state for each instance. But how does it link together with the rest of the code? What makes it tick?

 // Initialize a 'rating' state
state = {
  rating: 0
}

I understand the different bits of the code and how they're rendering the Star Components but how is State working here? Thanks :)