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TypeScript Blueprints by Ivo Gabe de Wolff

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Chapter 5. Native QR Scanner App

We have already used TypeScript to build web apps and a server. TypeScript can also be used to create mobile apps. In this chapter, we will build such an app. The app can scan QR codes. The app shows a list of all previous scans. If a QR code contains a URL, the app can open that URL in a web browser. Various frameworks exist for making mobile apps in TypeScript. We will use NativeScript, which provides a native user interface and runs on Android and iOS, as shown in the following:

Native QR Scanner App

We will create this app with the following steps:

  • Creating the project structure
  • Creating a Hello World page
  • Creating the main view
  • Adding ...

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