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JavaScript React Router 4 Basics Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes Redirecting a Route

karan Badhwar
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karan Badhwar
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need help understanding

I did not get that what difference we are making by normal Redirecting and changing it in a

<Route path='' render={}/>

and passing it inside the Render Method? and what is the purpose of exact key word?

const Courses = () => (
  <div className="main-content courses">
    <div className="course-header group">
      <ul className="course-nav">
        <li><NavLink to='/courses/html'>HTML</NavLink></li>
        <li><NavLink to='/courses/css'>CSS</NavLink></li>
        <li><NavLink to='/courses/javascript'>JavaScript</NavLink></li>

      <Route exact path='/courses' render={() => <Redirect to="/courses/html" />} />
      <Route path="/courses/html" component={HTML}/>
      <Route path="/courses/css" component={CSS}/>
      <Route path="/courses/javascript" component={JavaScript}/>
    {/* Write routes here... */}

And lastly, I was wondering why have put the <Redirect /> in the Second <div>?