How to Set up Android React Native?
Why React Native is used ?
Follow these steps to setup React Native in Ubuntu for Android platform:
1. Install JDK8 or later versions
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-set-default
2. Download and Install Android Studio into your system.
Download android studio package using the following link:
To launch Android Studio, open a terminal, navigate to the android-studio/bin/ directory and execute studio.sh.
2(a. Check if you have a .bash_profile file in your root directory:
Type ls -a in your terminal and check for the .bash_profile file.
If you don’t have a .bash_profile in your root directory :
Type touch .bash_profile
Open your bash_profile:
Type nano / .bash_profile
And add your SDK path:
Then ctrl + o to write out, hit Enter and then ctrl + x to close the editor.
3. Install Node.js
Sudo apt -get install -y nodejs
4. Install React Native CLI:
npm i -g react-native-cli
5. Create a new React Native project called ‘MyFirstProject’
expo init MyFirstProject cd MyFirstProject
6. Start npm server
7. Run your project
- react-native run-android
This is your first screen and your first project in React Native is complete .