Chapter 2: Basics of React Native

We started by learning about why React Native and Galio form the best combination for us to start building our first cross-platform mobile application. After setting up our environment and configuring the necessary files, we created our first React Native project with Expo and we learned about the different ways we can test the app both physically and digitally.

I believe that learning about the whys before the hows helps build a better, more robust knowledge base. Having passed through the whys, it is now time to learn about how React Native works and how to use it to create our apps.

That is why we'll start this chapter by going through the file structure of our React Native project for us to understand ...

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