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React validates your props better. In the former component, you won’t get any warnings if you pass a wrong array into items or if you forget to pass it at all. Instead, you’ll have a wrong rendering result or a runtime error and will have to debug it.
Oversimplified Flow of data through react, redux, express, and PostgreSQL.
In the past, React used to ignore unknown DOM attributes. If you wrote JSX with an attribute that React doesn't recognize, React would just skip it.
A common complaint I hear about hack days, and development in general is that there is far too much up front investment in boilerplate infrastructure.