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React Native in Action by nader dabit

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12 Building a Star Wars app using cross-platform components

This chapter covers

  • The basics of fetching data using the Fetch API
  • Using a Modal component to show and hide views
  • Creating a list using the FlatList component
  • Using the ActivityIndicator to show loading state
  • Using React Navigation in a real-world project to handle navigation

React Native ships with many components that are ready to use in your apps. Some of these components work cross-platform: that is, they work regardless of whether you’re running an app on iOS or Android. Other components are platform-specific: for example, ActionSheetIOS only runs on iOS, and ToolbarAndroid only runs on the Android platform (cross-platform components were covered in Chapters 10 and 11). ...

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