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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…

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…

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…

Send an email with React Native

Being able to prompt a user to send an email in your app is pretty important, especially if you have a settings page. I always try to add some sort of feedback mechanism…

Setting a Default iOS Simulator for React Native

Running your project on an iOS simulator with React Native CLI is really easy if you are using a Mac, you just have to use the react-native run-ios command. Lately I’ve been checking…

SLComposeViewController and Tweeting on iOS 11

A couple of weeks back I wrote an article about sharing tweets with React Native’s Linking API. Since then I noticed that this method has stopped working on iOS, but I’m not sure…

Asking for Reviews with React Native and SKStore​Review​Controller

Asking for reviews or ratings is a pretty important part of gaining traction with an app. Last year Apple announced that they wouldn’t be approving apps or updates that used their own dialogues…

Using SafeAreaView with iPhone X and React Native

I’m probably a little bit late to the party but I finally saw an iPhone X in the wild for the first time the other day so it got me thinking a bit…

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