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Assignment 3

In this assignment, you will build a Reddit application with React and fetch().

To start, create 3 buttons for your favorite subreddits. When each button is clicked, fire off an Ajax request to GET{subreddit}.json to retrieve all of the posts for the clicked subreddit.

Display a div for each subreddit post containing the following fields:

Next, use the endpoint GET<subreddit_id> to fetch and render details about the given subreddit. For example, GET returns details for the cats subreddit. Now you may be wondering where the subreddit_id value in the id query string parameter comes from. This value can be found in the response of the first API endpoint under the key subreddit_id in each post resource.

Display the following fields:

A Loading Spinner

While Ajax requests are pending, show a loading indicator on the screen using one of these CSS spinners.


Create at least 3 components in your application (the App component doesn’t count as one of your components). It is up to you how you want break up your UI into components.

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