The Acme Catalog
For nearly 100 years our company has had success with our very popular mail-order catalog. Our customers have been begging for us to bring our massive catalog online. And we’re finally doing that with the help of engineers like you!
Working in Android Studio
We’ll be working on the Android app for this project, so make sure you’re comfortable working with Android Studio:
Figure I. Generate a Constructor Using Code Generation
To begin generating code, use the following keyboard shortcut while your editing area (A-4) is in focus:
- Windows + Linux: ALT + Insert
- OS X: CMD + N
Our products are state of the art and already used extensively throughout the planet.
For this project, we’re going to be using all of your full-stack development and deep learning skills to create a state-of-the-art catalog.
React and Redux Basics
Instead of using vanilla React, it’s going to be important that you adhere to Acme’s React best practices. Take special note of the fact that we strictly use hooks. We’re confident any lifecycle methods that aren’t deprecated yet could become so at any minute.