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Getting Started with React Native by Tom Bray, Ethan Holmes

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Chapter 7. Integrating Native Modules

So far you've seen that React Native contains a large amount of functionality right out of the box. It provides an easy way for you to use a wide variety of native features via JavaScript, but sometimes you may need something that isn't yet covered by the built-in React Native components. Luckily, React Native is fully extensible via Native Modules. Thanks to a very active community, there is a growing list of custom components that are filling in the gaps. In this chapter, we'll use one of those third-party Native Modules to add camera support to our React Notes application.

In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics:

  • Installing the custom React Native camera module using npm
  • Adding a CameraScreen and ...

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