React Native: Our Favourite Libraries
Anyways, i don’t want to waste your time by giving introduction to what is React Native?, what does it do?, what are the benefits of using it and all other stuffs but any of our team members will shortly write aboutReact Native that is for someone who is just new to it.
Here in this post i will be briefly covering up few of the very important React Native libraries that you should be knowing it prior to building your native apps.
1. React Native Push Notification
This library provide supports for both local and remote push notifications on both iOS and Android platform. With this library you can easily add up important features like scheduling the notification based on some certain time like daily, weekly or monthly. This library comes in handy if your app is having offline approach and wants a push notifications.
Source: GitHub – React Native Push Notification
2. Native Base
NativeBase is a sleek, ingenious and dynamic front-end framework created by passionate React Loving team at Geekyants.com to build cross platform Android & iOS mobile apps using ready to use generic components of React Native. At this point of time this library is having 9743 stars and already 1084 times forked since it was open sourced in GitHub repo. NativeBase is a reusable UI component library which helps to create React Native UI component rapidly with ease by having a A huge collection of components, most of which look quite nice.
Source: GitHub – Native Base
3. React Native Material Kit
This beautiful material design solution, but much better maintained than React Native Material Design. This one has the added benefit of a nicer customization API for creating your own custom components. It also has some more dynamic components like progress bars and sliders, which you may not see on. Why this library? because it’s simple, useful and low on surrounding “noise”. Due to relatively low maintenance, use with caution. other frameworks. Anything that helps save you time to build your app is always a solid benefit.
Source: GitHub – React Native Material Kit
4. React Native Code Push
Source: GitHub – React Native Code Push
5. React Native Vector Icons
Perfect library for buttons, logos and nav/tab bars. Easy to extend, style and integrate right into your mobile app project with all the rich set of customizable icons. Very useful for all of your RN projects and even other React Native libraries are using this library.
Source: GitHub – React Native Vector Icons
6. React Native Device Info
A super simple library for both iOS & Android platform that helps your app to get information about the mobile device like model number, to get battery level, device build number, country and the time zones that device is located and other useful device.
Source: GitHub – React Native Device Info
7. React Native Fabric
Yet another simple and powerful library that helps you to understand user’s behaviour for your react native backed mobile applications. Fabric’s core is its’ Crashlytics framework which gives you a quick view when there are crashes in your application.
Source: GitHub – React Native Fabric
I hope all this list will definetly helps you to build a better React Native apps for both iOS and Android and this are the tools that we highly preferred to use in the future client projects. I would like to add few more libraries in the coming days as i found it useful for other developers. So stay tuned and keep following us on Twitter.
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