It's time to build your first React Native application. In this instructional video, Alex Banks walks us through the process of developing our first React Native application, a "Hello World" app.
- [Instructor] Now we're ready to build…our first project with React Native.…In honor of a great tradition,…our first app will be a Hello World application.…It will print the message Hello World on the screen.…Now in order to create new applications…with React Native, we're going to be using…the React Native command line tool in the terminal.…Okay, so at present, I am within our Exercise Files,…Chapter two, start.…And you can work from here or you can work…from any folder on your computer…because this is simply an empty folder.…If I run the ls command, we see that…we don't have any files.…
So what we're going to go ahead and do is create…our first application within this blank folder,…and to do so, all we have to do is type react native init…and then the name of our application.…I'm going to call this application HelloWorld…because it is our first application.…Now when we run this command, React Native will build…all of the necessary files for both the Android…and iOS applications as well as install…any necessary packages that React Native requires to work.…
- 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.