Day 1: Comparing Notes

Or, Getting Set Up and Building Screens on Both Platforms

Today we’ll get React Native installed, generate a project, and then start creating the main screen for our app. We’ll get the app running on both iOS and Android and start to build out the main screen with navigation that’s specific to each platform. We’ll get our hands on both platform-specific and platform-agnostic code. Let’s get started with setup.

Getting Set Up

The first step is to install something to manage the Node version we require for the project, according to the instructions for getting started.[82] This is a good idea to start the project off with a clear, actionable understanding of the version of Node we expect to use. The software we use for this ...

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