We are now fully immersed in the rich world of NativeScript, having introduced plugin integration as well as direct access to native APIs on iOS and Android. To top it off, we have a really neat multitrack player with full playback control, including shuttling through the mix!
The exciting combination of Angular, including its RxJS observable underpinnings, is really starting to shine through, where we've been able to take advantage of view bindings where needed and react to service event streams with powerful observable compositions, all while still retaining the ability to manually control our UI with fine grain control. Whether our view needs an Angular directive to enrich its capabilities or manual touch gesture control via raw NativeScript capabilities, we have it all at our fingertips now.
The fact that all along we are building a fully native iOS and Android app is truly mind blowing.
In the next chapter, we will continue to dig further into native APIs and plugins as we bring...