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Mastering React Native by Jacob Friedmann, Eric Masiello

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Summary

The React library has created a new way to develop user interfaces for web applications through creating declarative and composable components in the new, but familiar, JSX syntax. Since its introduction, it has grown immensely in popularity. At Facebook's F8 developer conference in 2016, it was estimated that upwards of 250,000 developers were using React in some way. This enthusiasm led the community to look for new places to use their favorite library, and in early 2015, React Native was born.

In this chapter, we covered the fundamentals of React, from conception to implementation. We learned how to take a user interface and structure it as components, the building blocks of React applications. Starting with simple components, such as ...

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