React-native init from react-native master branch or any untagged commit
A very short post, but hopefully useful nonetheless.
If you have ever wanted to quickly test a feature only available in
master branch, and not released in any tagged version on
npm, you can do so by using
react-native init in the following way:
react-native init exampleApp --version facebook/react-native:
npm let’s us specify dependencies on github, perhaps not currently published on
npm, using the following format:
repoAuthorName/repoName#commitHash; we can even tie to a specific commit hash if we would like.
React-native init uses the
version arg directly in a local
yarn add/npm install call under-the-hood, so specifying the
react-native version in such a way is completely valid
npm dependency and a valid argument for