Redux is React's version of global variables?

portals through the component hierarchy

I’ve been digging into a React/Redux project at work recently. The React parts were easy to pickup, but the Redux part was a bit mysterious at first. What is this folder of exported strings called “actionTypes”? What are all these “reducers” and why do they not seem to do anything? What is mapStateToProps and mapDispatchToProps doing at the bottom of all these components? Two things helped me understand: [Read More]