Learning React Native: Building Native Mobile Apps with JavaScript

Get a practical introduction to React Native, the JavaScript framework for writing and deploying fully featured mobile apps that render natively. The second edition of this hands-on guide shows you how to build applications that target iOS, Android, and other mobile platforms instead of browsers—apps that can access platform features such as the camera, user location, and local storage.Through code examples and step-by-step instructions, web developers and frontend engineers familiar with React will learn how to build and style interfaces, use mobile components, and debug and deploy apps. You’ll learn how to extend React Native using third-party libraries or your own Java and Objective-C libraries.Understand how React Native works under the hood with native UI componentsExamine how React Native’s mobile-based components compare to basic HTML elementsCreate and style your own React Native components and applicationsTake advantage of platform-specific APIs, as well as modules from the framework’s communityIncorporate platform-specific components into cross-platform appsLearn common pitfalls of React Native development, and tools for dealing with themCombine a large application’s many screens into a cohesive UXHandle state management in a large app with the Redux library

Author: Bonnie Eisenman

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