This section has become very dense. To move through every video I have to go back and revise concepts. There are many times in a day I think I will never understand the video. Then I just go back and watch some of the foundational concepts and come back and watch it again.
Sometimes I make notes in Evernote and then try again.
Sometimes I have had to watch the video 3-4 times. Then it starts making sense.
When it makes sense I feel like why was I ever confused.
I got to use the LinkedIn learning search feature today when I wanted to learn about the useRef hook. They had a very simple stand alone example that made it easy for me to understand.
I will have to go back and redo this project multiple times. I think I will learn a lot through that. It will be a very interesting experiment as well in my learning.
I could make this into a portfolio project that I can walk a prospective employer through. Let’s see how that goes.
Some new concepts used in this project are:
- refs and forwardRefs