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2. The Simplest Program: Hello World with React Native

Akshat Paul1  and Abhishek Nalwaya2
(1)
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
(2)
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
 

Big things have small beginnings.

—Prometheus

In the last chapter, you got a good overview of the React ecosystem. Now it’s time to get your hands dirty with React Native. In this chapter, you will set up your development environment by installing the prerequisites and then you will create your first React Native application.

The best way to learn is through practical examples. We continue this theme throughout the book, as you will follow simple examples ...

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