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JavaScript Introduction to React Native Why React Native Basics of React Native

Angelo Paulo Lapus
Angelo Paulo Lapus
2,614 Points

Prerequisite to learn React Native

I work as an iOS developer using swift and I want to learn how to use React Native. What are the things that I should learn first before tackling React native. Is there any step by step process. Or can I just jump straight learning React Native? Thanks!

2 Answers

Ari Misha
Ari Misha
19,274 Points

Hiya there! Im not an iOS developer but I code in React. I'd say only pre-requisite , in order to learn react-native, is to get a good foundational knowledge of JavaScript. It doesnt matter if you develop mobile applications or web application, you're gonna stumble across JavaScript as a programmer. So go through Beginner JavaScript Track on treehouse and then head over to React Native path.

~ Ari

Robert Howington
Robert Howington
1,787 Points

This is a quick perspective that I agree with. React Native has its specificities, but learning the big picture stuff is most important and you can do that without going trough react first.
Quora Link- Learn React before React Native?

But I like his ending statement:

"React will be really easy once you know react-native."