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Articles listed under React Native

August 30th, 2022

Hide An Element When The Keyboard Is Shown In React Native

There may be cases when working in React Native when you need to hide an element (or a set of elements) whenever the keyboard appears. Once the keyboard is dismissed; the element(s) should then become visible again. Fortunately, the Keyboard module makes this fairly trivial for us to implement. Using event listeners to detect and […]

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August 27th, 2022

Sharing Styles In React Native

If you’re new to React Native, you may be wondering about the best way to share styles throughout your application. Generally speaking, you’ll want to keep a lot of your styling rules component-specific where possible. This way, the components remain modular and can be easily transported or moved around without relying on an external resource. […]

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August 25th, 2022

How To Make Part Of The Text Bold In React Native

There will likely be times when you want to make only a part of the given Text element bold in React Native. Likewise, you may want the word (or set of words) to be underlined or italicized. Basically, you want to modify only a subset of word(s) provided within a Text element. This is a […]

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January 7th, 2022

10 React Native Project Ideas For Beginners

If you’re just getting started with React Native, you may be looking for some project ideas that are particularly suited to beginners. Of course, there is always the classic todo app, but what other projects are suitable for React Native beginners? We’ve compiled a list of 10 interesting React Native project ideas for your consideration. […]

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January 5th, 2022

Testing In App Purchases (IAPs) In Android Apps Locally

In this article, we’ll go over the steps required to test in app purchases in your Android application. This article isn’t about actually implementing the billing functionality itself. It’s only about (effectively) testing the in app purchases via your own implementation. The information with regards to testing in app purchases within your local environment (whilst […]

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December 13th, 2020

Caching API Data In Your React Native Android App Using AsyncStorage

If you’re planning an app that will consume data from an external API, chances are you’ll want to cache some of that data on the user’s device – at least temporarily. One of the main reasons to do this is to cut down on extra network requests to your API and to provide a degree […]

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