React Native is one of the biggest and most vast cross-platform framework which build well Android and iOS applications today. Its simplicity and power of integration has made it stand out from the crowd and as they say, while developing in react native , the only limit you have is sky and that is true because of various reasons, and the reason which put react native one step ahead of others is the immense number of libraries available at your tips, literally the community is so big that any questions/doubts you have, had already been answered on forums related to react native.
So let’s talk about some of the useful libraries which can help you develop your next app.
Best React Native Libraries to consider while developing your next App
Based on Material/UI/UX
React Native Elements is one of the best Material Design Tool available out there, with support from various developers, you can build complex UI designs and animated user interactions to give your app some next level touch-ups.
Finding some common icons used while design/developing an app can be a pain, especially when you have to crop or compress or manipulate images for different purposes, React Native Vector Icons comes to the rescue here, it has a huge library for all your needs. Consider this library while developing your next app as it is easy to style and integrate to your app
Lottie doesn’t need an introduction, it has some of the best animations and designs available in mobile development which now can be accessed in your React Native App, gone are the days when you needed a guy to design your app animations, now with just a few lines of code you can add some really cool animations to your app. Do give it a try.
Based on Storage and State Management
Storing data all over the app can be hard with just basic state management system provided by React Native and no React Native State Management system is not bad(Don’t underestimate it) at all, but when it comes to accessing data from all over the app(By all over the app I mean from any components of the apps) it can be hard.
For example consider you want to access a data from Dashboard of the App to Profile Screen which is 3-4 page deep inside the Stack, so to access that data through state and props, it will take some complex data routing through all the in-between pages, but if you use Redux, you can access the data present on Dashboard to any page you want without passing data to unwanted screens. That’s where redux beats React Native’s native state management.
I know redux can be overwhelming at the beginning but trust me, it is one of the best things in React Native that can be helpful in-app optimization and reusability/caching of data for faster data access and as everyone knows, the app could be anything, but now slow.
5. React Redux
React-Redux is a library which binds the power of Redux with you React Native App. It is used to integrate/bind the Redux Library to your App.
Based on Utils
Moment is a go-to library when it comes to manipulation with date and time components, it easily parses, format, and also validate the date and time components.
It’s so powerful that you can become “Master of Time ” with this library.
Based on Navigation
The one of the best option when you want to navigate through different screens in your app is React Navigation, It has comprehensible guidelines, great community support, and highly customizable. You can do various complex routing through React Navigation.
Note : We have a small Demo Project for you, to get you started on React-Navigation.
Based on App Analytics
Everyone knows what google analytics can do, with this bridging library you can use the functionality of Google Analytics with your React Native App.
Based on Networking
Firebase is fast, provide real-time data, and working with it is comparatively easy than traditional database system. It’s although available on Web SDK but it has limited set of features compared to the mobile platform such as iOS and Android.
To access Firebase Mobile SDK’s features in React Native, React Native Firebase can be used, it lightweight, and provides various features from Mobile Platform Firebase SDK which is not available in Firebase official Web SDK.
With that being said, Do mind that these are some of the few libraries to get started in React Native and will be helpful in developing your next/first app in React Native, and for any help or queries, comment below, i will be more than happy to answer your queries and if you have a query that why React Native is a better option, Check out this Blog.
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