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react-native-vector-icons: Icons and fonts for React Native apps

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We’ll walk you through how to set up a bare-bones React Native project with TypeScript, configure react-native-vector-icons and link custom fonts with zero native code, and build components to consume your font family and icons.

Clayton Francis
Apr 19, 2022 ⋅ 7 min read
React Native Logo

What’s new in React Native v0.65

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React Native v0.65 is now upon us, and the performance optimizations and accessibility improvements make it an update worth talking about.

Clayton Francis
Sep 3, 2021 ⋅ 3 min read
Creating Pop Up Modal React Native

Creating a pop-up modal in React Native 

Dev

Create three types of custom modals using react-native-modal to improve your user interface.

Clayton Francis
Jun 21, 2021 ⋅ 6 min read
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Implementing swiper components in React Native

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Take a look at five different methods to build React Native swiper components for various use cases using Expo.

Clayton Francis
Jun 9, 2021 ⋅ 15 min read
React Native Elements

Using React Native Elements, a cross-platform UI toolkit

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Explore the basics of using React Native Elements to speed up development and customize your user interface with visual icons.

Clayton Francis
Mar 16, 2021 ⋅ 6 min read
react native local encryption

React Native and Expo SecureStore: Encrypt local data

Dev

Create a React Native project and use Expo SecureStore to store local data in iOS and Android that’s encrypted and secure.

Clayton Francis
Feb 25, 2021 ⋅ 11 min read