In this chapter, you learned about the
ListView component in React Native. This component is general-purpose in that it doesn't impose any specific look for items that get rendered. Instead, the appearance of the list is up to you, while the
ListView component helps with efficiently rendering a data source. The
ListView component also provides a scrollable region for the items it renders.
You implemented an example that took advantage of section headers in list views. This is a good place to render static content such as list controls. You then learned about making network calls in React Native; it's just like using
fetch() in any other web application. Finally, you implemented lazy lists that scroll infinitely, by only loading new items ...