React-Native with icon libraries

This assumes that you are NOT using Android Studio In my case, I added in two extra libraries: import LinearGradient from 'react-native-linear-gradient'; import MaterialIcons from 'react-native-vector-icons/MaterialIcons'; Nothing odd there and their npm or package.JSON requirements are very simple: "native-base": "^2.4.1", "react-native-linear-gradient": "^2.4.0", "react-native-vector-icons": "^4.5.0" I happen to use Nativebase as a very good UI framework [https://docs.nativebase.io] but there are others. The important point here is that after you have installed these with npm [or yarn] and carry on with your

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React-Native Live Debugging and adb

adb.exe is the Android Debugger Assuming you followed the last tutorial and all was well [ish], there is one further consideration and once again it all comes down to our enemy of versions ! The Android SDK and the adb You should have two additions to your system with the Java SDK and Android a. an environment var called JAVA_HOME - ...\Program Files\Java\sdk1.8... b. in PATH - C:\Users\User-Name\AppData\Local\Android\sdk\platform-tools Double check the above first; it’s the PATH that we are interested

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React-Native with Windows 10 and XE Player

Pre-Amble When it comes to creating great Apps [real Native ones] in 2018, the defacto choice is React-Native, but before you can get down to development you need a productive IDE to make this happen. This is how you do it and more importantly with all the latest releases [March 2018]. React-Native: V. 0.54.x Windows: 10 build 1709 XE Player: 3.8.x running Android 4.4.x [a.k.a. KitKat] You don’t need an i7 with 16Gb of RAM Well you sort of do,

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