Quick Start: Telling Your New React Native Install About your Existing Android Tools

Recently, I had the dubious privileged of getting to set up my developer machine from scratch. Don't get me wrong; a new developer environment is a chance for a fresh start! New toys, new experiences, clean out the clutter! But, I am also a creature of habit and spend much fo the first month with … Continue reading Quick Start: Telling Your New React Native Install About your Existing Android Tools

React Native: Using Native Modules for Location Services

About Location Services Location-based services are a common utility in mobile apps. Typical use cases range anywhere from serving ads relevant to a certain location, to presenting special content at specific places, to out-right navigational aid. If you should find that your own react native app would benefit from location services, there are a few … Continue reading React Native: Using Native Modules for Location Services

React Native: Scaling Animation onPress Made Easy

In the world of touch screen and virtual buttons, providing visual feedback of an action is important to let your users know their touch interactions have been received by your app. If you find yourself rolling your own touchables in react native, you can use custom animations to respond to user interaction. Here's a easy … Continue reading React Native: Scaling Animation onPress Made Easy