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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…

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…

Tweeting with React Native and Linking.openURL

If you’re targeting Asia, or even Western countries sometimes tweets can be a pretty invaluable source of free advertising for your mobile app. Lately I wanted to add tweeting functionality to a new…

Making a Simple Counter in React Native

A couple of months ago I wrote another article explaining how to create a counter in React Native with MobX and more people read it than I had expected. After contemplating a little…

Adding React to an Existing Page

Probably the most common use case for React is creating a one page site or web app. Most people just use something like create-react-app to speed things up. Usually you would use React…

Simple Analytics with React Native

Over the last year I’ve been using React Native a lot and analytics is something that doesn’t seem to have a very robust solution yet. As far as I know there are no…

Using MobX With React Native To Make a Counter

If you’ve read any of my other articles you probably know that I like React Native. Lately I spend half of my time using React Native and the other half on native Android…