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React Native Elements – Introduction & How to install it

Facebook created the mobile app development platform React Native for its internal application development. React Native was made available for use in the development of iOS mobile applications from scratch in March 2015. The Android version was launched in September. Later on, it added compatibility with Windows and other operating systems. React Native-based applications use javascript for code development.

To find out more about the topic let’s take a look at the points to be covered in this blog and let the journey begin.

Table of Contents

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What is meant by React Native?

What is meant by React Native?

In the section of the blog, we will be discussing the React Native definition, and you can expect a dig into familiarity with the framework. One of the most promising technologies for creating hybrid applications is React Native, an extremely intuitive, user-friendly, and native application framework.

It was merely a brief introduction to React Native. To respect the art you must learn more about it for more in-depth information, which is listed below.

Here, we conclude the introductory part of the blog. Moving forward we will check the heart of the blog, which is React Native Elements.

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What is React Native Elements?

What is ‘React Native Elements’?

This section of the blog will let you know about React Native Elements. And it consists of everything you need to know about React Native elements. Check out the below-mentioned points.

Progressing towards the next section of the blog, we are now going to see the installation of React Native Elements into the system for development purposes.

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How to Install React Native Elements

Installation of React Native Elements

To ease your development process while using React Native, it becomes necessary to use React Native Elements. Follow the below-mentioned steps to install React Native Elements on your machine and use them for development purposes.

There are two ways by which we can install React Native Elements into the system for use. The first is, using Yarn and the second is, using NPM. Before this, you should have Java JDK, Git or Chocolatey, Node.Js, and an IDE preferably Atom or VS Code in your system, after all these things follow the below-mentioned steps.

Installation of React Native Elements using Yarn

yarn add @rneui/themed @rneui/base
yarn add React Native-elements
yarn add @rneui/base@edge @rneui/themed@edge 

Or, using Bare-Bones
yarn add React Native-elements

Installation of React Native Elements using NPM

npm install @rneui/themed @rneui/base
npm install React Native-elements
npm install @rneui/base@edge @rneui/themed@edge

Or, using Bare-Bones
npm i React Native-elements --save

It’s time to take the final dig, and then we will jump to the conclusion. Now we are progressing towards the final section of the blog, which will tell you about the React Native Elements Icons.

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React Native Elements Icons

React Native Elements Icons

React Native-Elements-Icons are the core functionality provided by React Native Elements to the users. It provides high extendability to the users for the development of aesthetic components of the application.

Before using them, you should have them in your developing environment, their import is possible due to React Native-vector-icons.

yarn add React Native-vector-icons
npm i --save React Native-vector-icons
React Native link React Native-vector-icons
import { TypeOfReactNativeElement } from 'React Native-elements'

Here we conclude our last section of the blog. Now it’s time to jump to the conclusion, check out the final section for the conclusion of the blog.

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Congratulations on reading through the blog. We covered React Native Elements, the entire installation process for React Native elements, and other related things in-depth. One of the most well-known and promising frameworks that offer a quicker pace and dependability when working is React Native. Applications created using React Native run smoothly on a variety of platforms with just one JavaScript code base.

Using React Native Elements at the time of development will make the whole process faster and better. UI kit development helps the developers to deliver the developed application in a comparatively lesser amount of time. The framework and the associated entities have a promising future, and it is here to stay. Investing time in learning this technology will results in you good, by this, it’s time to say goodbye, I hope you learned something new.

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