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React and React Native - Third Edition

By : Adam Boduch, Roy Derks
Book Image

React and React Native - Third Edition

By: Adam Boduch, Roy Derks

Overview of this book

React and React Native, Facebook’s innovative User Interface (UI) libraries, are designed to help you build robust cross-platform web and mobile applications. This updated third edition is improved and updated to cover the latest version of React. The book particularly focuses on the latest developments in the React ecosystem, such as modern Hook implementations, code splitting using lazy components and Suspense, user interface framework components using Material-UI, and Apollo. In terms of React Native, the book has been updated to version 0.62 and demonstrates how to apply native UI components for your existing mobile apps using NativeBase. You will begin by learning about the essential building blocks of React components. Next, you’ll progress to working with higher-level functionalities in application development, before putting this knowledge to use by developing user interface components for the web and for native platforms. In the concluding chapters, you’ll learn how to bring your application together with a robust data architecture. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to build React applications for the web and React Native applications for multiple mobile platforms.
Table of Contents (33 chapters)
Section 1: React
Section 2: React Native
Section 3: React Architecture
Native UI Components Using NativeBase

Right out of the box, React Native gives us most of the tools we need to build a fully functional native application that runs on both Android and iOS. However, taking your application to the next level and delivering a consistent and polished UX across both platforms requires help. NativeBase can provide us with additional tools that can facilitate quality UI designs for React Native apps. It is possible to build a quality native UI without a tool such as NativeBase, but this would require a lot more coding on our part. If you want to deliver applications that address specific challenges faced by your users, rather than maintaining your own UI library, NativeBase might be what you're looking for.

We'll cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Application containers
  • Headers, footers, and navigation
  • Using layout components
  • Collecting...