Mastering React Native
By Eric Masiello, Jacob Friedmann
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: January 2017
Pages: 496

Leverage frontend development skills to build impressive iOS and Android applications with React Native

About This Book

  • Apply flexbox to get layout and build rich animations that bring your React Native application to life
  • Integrate third-party libraries and develop customized components that run natively on iOS and Android platforms
  • Combine React Native with Redux, Redux middleware, and a remote API to build scalable data-driven applications

Who This Book Is For

This book is for anyone who wants to build cross-platform native mobile applications using only JavaScript and the React Native framework. In particular, this book is especially useful for front-end developers who want to use their current skillset to build mobile applications. An existing working knowledge of JavaScript will help you get the most out of this book.

What You Will Learn

  • Implement native React Native components and APIs
  • Explore React's JSX syntax
  • Manage data using Redux and Redux middleware
  • Build applications with React Native on both iOS and Android platforms
  • Perform animations in your applications using the animation APIs
  • Understand routing and Navigator comparison
  • Create your own Native module

In Detail

React Native has completely revolutionized mobile development by empowering JavaScript developers to build world-class mobile apps that run natively on mobile platforms. This book will show you how to apply JavaScript and other front-end skills to build cross-platform React Native applications for iOS and Android using a single codebase.

This book will provide you with all the React Native building blocks necessary to become an expert. We'll give you a brief explanation of the numerous native components and APIs that come bundled with React Native including Images, Views, ListViews, WebViews, and much more. You will learn to utilize form inputs in React Native. You'll get an overview of Facebook's Flux data architecture and then apply Redux to manage data with a remote API. You will also learn to animate different parts of your application, as well as routing using React Native's navigation APIs.

By the end of the book, you will be able to build cutting-edge applications using the React Native framework.

Style and approach

This comprehensive guide will take your React Native skills to the next level. It shows you how to develop a clear workflow to build scalable applications, and how to implement the architectural concepts covered to build applications that shine in the real world.

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