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React Native - Building Mobile Apps with JavaScript by Vladimir Novick

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Responding to user gestures with PanResponder

Till now, we've tackled almost every aspect of React Native API, excluding one of the most complex, but really important aspects: User gestures.

In application development, seamlessly responding to touches and swiping things around is very important, and understanding how this can be done is probably something you waited for from the beginning of this book. There is a lot to explain, but I wanted to explain it using a real-world example: the Tinder application.

Tinder is a location-based social search mobile app that facilitates communication between mutually interested users, allowing matched users to chat. The app is most commonly used as a dating app, but has branched out to provide more services, ...

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