React Native for Beginners
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React Native for Beginners

Learn to build a mobile application from scratch using React Native

About the Book

Learn to build a mobile application from scratch using React Native

About the Author

Ahmed Bouchefra
Ahmed Bouchefra

Developer and author with a bac + 5 diploma (Master's degree) on software development. He builds apps and authors technical content about JS, Angular and Ionic. He also likes poetry and teaching.

You can read more of my articles in my website.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One
    • React Native vs. Cordova and Ionic
    • Prerequisites
    • Testing on Android and Ubuntu 19.04
    • Starting an Android Emulator
    • Visual Studio Code
    • Creating your first React Native project
    • Opening your project in Visual Studio Code
    • The anatomy of a React Native project
  • Writing your first component — View & Text
    • View and Text
  • How to style components in React Native
    • Defining styles with StyleSheet
  • Creating layouts with Flexbox
    • Flex
    • Justify Content
    • Align Items
  • Adding a background image with <Image> & <ImageBackground>
  • Networking and Conditional Rendering
    • Conditional Rendering & Multiple Views
    • Networking using Fetch in React Native
  • Displaying lists
    • Displaying lists of data in React Native using FlatList
  • Buttons
    • Creating buttons with the Button & Touchable components and listening for touch events
    • Styling buttons
    • Adding item separators and header to FlatList
  • Storage and Linking
    • Saving data in local databases with AsyncStorage & React Native
    • Opening external links with Linking and React Native
  • Navigation
    • Adding Navigation using React Navigation
    • React Navigation using SwitchNavigator
    • Adding stack navigation with StackNavigator

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