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Mobile app developers have various technologies for app development. These are native or hybrid. In React Native development, an ecosystem mainly consists of iPhone and Android. For hybrid mainly used Cordova, PhoneGap etc.  You guys already know about the difference between native and hybrid app.   

A few years ago Facebook introduced React Native. Using react you can build native mobile apps using JavaScript and React.  As per google trend React Native is highly trading technology amongst developer as well mobile app development company.

For React native development many development tools available in the Market. You have to choose the best tools to address the business specific requirements of their clients cost-effectively. So let’s Accelerate your Mobile App Development using the best tool.

Visual Studio Code

In my opinion, is Visual Studio Code  is the best tool for React Native mobile app development? This is a lightweight super powerful free and open source code editor. It is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Build in feature

  • Smart Coding with Intellisense
  • Debugging Codes
  • Built-In Git Command
  • Extensible and Customizable Themes, Languages, etc.

Configure Visual Studio Code for React Native Development

Apart from the built-in feature, we can add some extension that improves React Native app development. Let’s configure Visual Studio Code for React Native development.

React Native Tools

React-Native/React/Redux snippets for es6/es7


Prettier – Code formatter

Other Visual Studio Code Packages
  • Atom Keymap
  • Auto Close Tag
  • AutoComplete Tag
  • Color Highlight
  • Auto Rename Tag
  • Copy Relative Path
  • Debugger for Chrome
  • Flow Language Support
  • GraphQL for VSCode
  • Language Support for Java
  • npm Intellisense
  • One Dark
  • Path Intellisense
  • Project Manager
  • Rainbow Brackets
  • Settings Sync
  • SVG Viewer
  • vscode-icons
  • vscode-styled-components
  • vscode-styles-jsx

Read our recent post on how to generate Android and iOS folders in React Native, also Why TypeScript is better than JavaScript

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