O'Reilly logo

React Native Cookbook by Crysfel Villa, Stan Bershadskiy

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Deploying development builds to an Android device

Naturally, when you develop an Android application, you need to test the application as you are building it. There are several options you have for testing the application locally. They involve running an Android emulator, the two most popular options being the one packaged with the Android SDK tools and Genymotion. Unfortunately, these emulators show poor performance and are cumbersome to use. The best solution is to use an actual physical device.

This recipe will walk you through deploying a React Native application to a physical Android device.

Getting ready

We created a sample React Native application named TestDeployApp. Make sure your device is connected via USB.

How to do it...

  1. Open your React ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required