Top 6 Best Resources to Learn More About React Native

Everyone wants to learn something new today. And it is not a joke. If you take a look at any e-learning platform you will see thousands of courses and especially now during the pandemic people are using their time to gain new knowledge and skills. The internet gives you the possibility to learn anything you want: new languages, improve qualifications, even to get a new profession. Everything you need is just to decide what do you really want to learn.

In this article, we want to help people who decided to learn from scratch or improve knowledge about such technology as React Native. We already write a lot about this technology. React Native is our favorite framework for mobile development. Why do we love it? Because it can solve almost any problem during the app dev process We found and collected several internet resources which will be helpful to start learning from scratch React Native or where you can find some new information about this technology.

1. The official documentation

First of all, when you want to know how to use a new technology, you have to read the official documentation. The React Native also has instructions on how to use it and if you are seriously interested in learning that framework you should read it on the official React native website . The official documentation will suit those who already know JavaScript, so if you don't know it you will face some difficulties.

2. React Native Tutorial for Beginners - Build a React Native App [2020]

On YouTube every user can find a lot of very helpful videos and channels for online studying. One of the popular channels with more than one million followers about programming languages and frameworks learning is "Programming with Mosh". Here you can find a bunch of videos and the one of them is "React Native Tutorial for Beginners - Build a React Native App [2020]". This online learning course is more than 2 hours and it will be helpful for you if you just started your way of learning React Native. As we've already mentioned above you need to have some JS knowledge before start studying React Native. So on this channel, you also can find some video lesson about JavaScript learning, and accomplish two goals at once.

3. Handlebar Labs

Because React Native became such a popular framework, some enthusiastic developers created a community for learning. One of those communities is Handlebar Labs. It was created by Spencer Carl i- React Native developer. You can find a lot of courses on the official website of the community and on a YouTube channel as well. Those courses contain a lot of useful information not only for beginners but and for professionals too.

4. React Native in Action

Do you remember when you read a book last time? No? Don’t worry, I think it is time to remember now, is it? In 2019 (March) was published a book about learning React Native “React Native in Action”. It was written by Nader Dabit, a specialist in teaching and building React and React Native apps. Also, he writes a lot of interesting articles about this framework and not only on his Medium and Twitter pages. On July 20th, 2020 he published a new book about modern development with React.

5. Can it be done with React Native?

Here is the name of another YouTube channel about React Native . The author is William Candillon. This channel is better to use for those who are familiar with React Native and just want to know about some special fiches. For example, how to write code to implement functionality of an uber-like app or Instagram-like app, etc.

6. Online courses

You can learn React Native using an online learning like Coursera or Udemy. One of the best courses is "Multiplatform Mobile App Development with React Native", it is for the medium level developers. To start that course you already need to know React and have 43 free hours for studying. On the Udemy platform, you can find interesting courses too. You can learn React Native with “The Complete React Native + Hooks Course [2020 Edition]” course. It is also for the medium level developers and to start you need a basic understanding of JavaScript.

As we see, to start to learn React Native you should have some basic knowledge of JavaScript or React. We can give you a few links to online courses that will be super helpful for you especially if you do not have any past coding experience. You can start learning with the online academy “ZTM” - they provide React and JavaScript courses. You will find there a lot of theoretical and practical materials, and everything is very easy to understand even if you are a beginner. If we talk about YouTube learning videos, you can find thousands of technical courses in freeCodeCamp channel. There you can find everything from Algebra till Machine learning.

Of course, there are more and more courses and different channels which can help you to learn React Native, but in our opinion is the best to start with those that we've mentioned above. We hope that this article was useful for you and will help in the future.

by Ragneda
on 15 August 2020

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