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re: Explain React State & Props Like I'm Five VIEW POST

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One of my friends once used this analogy:
Imagine you're in your room — that's our component.
The room has a closet (state) where you can put whatever you want, e.g. some jumper or blanket (objects), some money (other data types like integer), but there's also a switch that switches on and off the light in your room (boolean).
Now, imagine that you take the blanket out of the closet and bring it to the sofa — you have just passed the props! The blanket is the prop from your room to its child, the sofa.
Let me know whether this analogy works for you!

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