We've made it to the keystone of NativeScript development: Direct access to Objective-C/Swift APIs on iOS and Java APIs on Android via TypeScript.
This is, by far, one of the most unique aspects of NativeScript and opens up many opportunities to you as a mobile developer. In particular, our app is going to need to take advantage of rich native audio APIs on both iOS and Android to achieve its core competency of delivering a compelling multitrack recording/mixing experience to our users.
Understanding how to code against these APIs will be essential to unlocking your mobile app's full potential. Additionally, learning how to integrate existing NativeScript plugins, which may already provide consistent APIs on both iOS and Android, can help you reach your goals even faster. Leveraging the best performance each platform can deliver will be the focus of our journey in Part 3.
In this chapter, we will cover the following:
- Integrating the Nativescript-audio...