I’ve always wondered when looking at React components why this example needs its parameters passed…
Jono Lewis
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Hi Jono,

Functional components receive the props object as their first argument. Since rendering a component is not exactly like calling a function, you can only pass data down via that props object.

What you see above is the props object being destructured.

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