Learn By Doing: React Native
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Learn By Doing: React Native

with Maps

About the Book

Are you bored with working through dreary tutorials and reading page after page of dry theoretical content to learn a new technology?

What if you had a motivating reason to get through the material?

This book gives you just that: a small React Native project that you build from scratch, with enough functionality to keep it interesting. "Learn By Doing: React Native with Maps" introduces you to a number of important React Native development tools and concepts, including navigation, Expo, and Google Maps SDK.

About the Author

Marya Doery
Marya Doery

Marya Doery is a full-stack software developer who provides consulting services in a number of technologies, including Android and web app development. You can read more of her writings at the Full Stack Oasis blog.

Table of Contents

  • Read This First
  • Intro To React Native
  • Getting Started Using react-native-cli
    • Setting Up Your Environment
    • Node.js
    • Development Process
  • Creating Your First Project
    • Directory Structure of Your React Native Project
    • Testing the Default App
  • The Project Plan
  • React vs React Native
    • Hello World in React vs React Native
    • Ticking Clock in React vs React Native
  • Fetching a REST API
    • Mocking a REST API
    • Fetch the REST API
  • React Native Picker vs HTML Select
  • A Word About State, Props, and Lifecycle Methods
    • Render Method
    • Component State and setState Method
    • Component Props
  • Handling Network Errors
  • Handling Network Latency
  • Progress Loader in React Native
  • React Native Buttons
  • What Is this
  • Navigation - Part I
    • Stick with the Plan
    • Add the GO Button
    • Adding React Navigation Packages
    • Using React Navigation Packages
    • Running With Navigation
  • Navigation - Part II
  • Maps in React Native
  • Passing Parameters to Routes
  • Adding a Marker to a Map
  • Deep Linking to Google Maps
  • Build an Installable APK
  • Build an App Using Expo
    • What is Expo?
    • Simple Expo App
    • Movies App Using Expo
  • Contact Info
  • Appendix : Installing React Native Maps for Android
    • Step (0) - npm install
    • Step (1) - edit settings.gradle if using React Native 0.59 and lower
    • Step (2) - add build.gradle dependency for React Native 0.59 and lower
    • Step (3) - edit build.gradle
    • Step (4) - Google Maps API Key
    • Step (5) - add import for React Native 0.59 and lower
    • Step (6) - make sure Google Play Services is installed
    • What to do if things go wrong
  • Appendix : Promises
    • Motivation
    • Usage
    • Anonymous Functions and Arrow Functions

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