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Learn React Native

Build mobile apps with JavaScript and React, using Expo and React Native

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  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    6 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    2 courses
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn React Native:
    • Learn JavaScript
    • Learn React

About this course

Already have some web development experience but interested in making mobile apps? This course is for you.

With Expo and React Native, you can build a mobile app using React. It uses the same declarative UI paradigm but renders the same native view components created when writing native code. You can write your app once and run it on multiple platforms, like Android, iOS and even web. By reusing prior web development knowledge you can create mobile apps with native UI and device capabilities. It also speeds up development by reusing most of the same code. But, to get from idea to app on all platforms, basic knowledge of native platforms is required.

Expo also provides a range of tools that solves most of the common issues. Although Expo isn’t required to use React Native, it helps developers by removing the need for basic native knowledge. With Expo you can create your apps using pure JavaScript.

Syllabus

5 lessons • 3 projects • 4 quizzes

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Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Jiwon Shin
Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy
Jiwon is a Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy. She has created courses across the web development catalog on languages such as JavaScript, PHP, and CSS, frameworks like React and Node.js, and the Front-End Engineer Career Path. She also created courses on p5.js, build tools, and Intro to UI and UX Design.

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