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Can’t find variable: Symbol in React Native

I really like using React Native, I prefer it to native even though my background is mostly native apps(I’m definitely not a Web Developer). That being said, React Native isn’t without its flaws….

Copying to the Clipboard with React Native

Last week I wrote a brief article about showing Toasts on Android with React Native. In that article I mentioned using the Clipboard in React Native, and it’s something that I had to…

Showing a Toast on React Native (ToastAndroid)

Last week I finally got to use React Native properly for the first time in a good few months. I was working on something where I wanted to copy some text to the…

getRunningAppProcesses Can Return Null

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a post so I thought I’d try and make a habit of adding tips on a regular basis, I’ve been kind of swamped. Anyway back to the…

startForegroundService vs. startService

Android Oreo brought in some new limitations on background processing. I think the goal of this was to put restrictions on apps that were silently eating away at battery on previous OS versions….

Sharing on LINE Messenger on iOS

I’ve made a number of posts in the past talking about sharing via Twitter on React Native/iOS. A lot of people in Japan use Twitter, but even more use LINE on a daily…

Simple Pagination with RecyclerView and OnScrollListener

I’ve been working on a small news feed component for a project recently and wanted to find a way to auto-load posts while the user scrolls through a list. After a bit of…

Using goBack for multiple screens with react-router-native

I’ve been using react-router-native a lot for navigation in my React Native projects, I highly recommend it. I’ve used other navigation options before including React Navigation but I didn’t really like any of…

Kotlin: Not enough information to infer parameter T

The other day I was updating a project to support API 26(it’ll have to support 27 too soon enough…) and I decided to also update the Kotlin version in the process. After I…

SDK Build Tools Versions and React Native

Last week I wrote a short post about prompting users to send emails in React Native without using any native libraries. In it I talked a little bit about the technical debt involved…

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