In this video, students setup their environments for node.js and iOS development. Alex Banks uses NPM to install the react-native-cli, or the tool that helps you generate React Native applications.
- [Voiceover] Before we can start building native apps…for iOS and Android, we have to set up a few things.…First, we need to make sure we're using OS 10.…This is the operating system that's shipped with your Mac.…We cannot build iOS apps without OS 10.…Also, for iOS development,…we need to make sure that we have Xcode installed.…At minimum, you will need version seven of Xcode.…Now, Xcode is Apple's IDE.…It's used to develop apps for iPhones, iPads,…the Mac; any apple devices.…If you do not have Xcode installed,…you can get it from the App Store.…
Simply open up the App Store,…search for Xcode,…and you will be able to install it from here.…You can build apps with Xcode,…but if you want to distribute your applications…in the App Store,…you will need to create an Apple Developer account.…You don't need to take this step right away,…but when you're ready to sign up for the Developer Program,…you can do so from this URL.…Next, we need to make sure we have Homebrew installed.…Homebrew is a package manager that we can use…
- How React Native works
- Running an iOS app
- Debugging an app
- Working with components
- Creating style sheets
- Preparing a color list and color info
- Using the navigator
- Fetching data
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover Android setup and running the Android emulator. In addition, the following topics were updated: building color info component, fetching data, and incorporating a WebView.