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Uses of React Native

React Native is an open-source framework for building Android and iOS applications. You can use JavaScript to access your app platform’s APIs as well as to describe the UI using React components.

Intro to React Native with Expo
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    Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are everywhere nowadays. Cisco forecasts that by 2023 there will be [5.7 billion mobile users worldwide](https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/collater…
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    React Native is a library built with the same API as React. It uses the same declarative UI paradigm but renders directly to native components. You can write your app once…
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    Expo is a platform to make universal React apps that helps you develop, build, deploy, and quickly iterate on mobile apps. It provides a range of tooling to make development wit…
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    All apps in Expo and React Native are made out of components. These components are small reusable pieces of your app, all working together. Each of these components usually has a single respons…
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    In our previous example, we used the component to render text. There are a few other components like which ship with React Native; we call these core components. React Native knows how to ren…
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    A lot of Expo and React Native code can be reused across multiple native platforms, but there are some differences you should be aware of. Native components may look different because of the plat…
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    Expo and React Native provide a comprehensive framework with a big community. There are thousands of prebuilt packages that you can use directly in your app. Just like every other framework, Expo a…
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    Well done! In this lesson, we covered some basic concepts from Expo and React Native: - React Native is a library that uses React for mobile app development to create performant apps with JavaScri…

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