Here Are 6 Useful React Native Libraries That You Should Know

Best Awesome Components in 2020

Gapur Kassym
Sep 7 · 4 min read
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Nowadays, React Native is the most popular open-source mobile application framework. React Native is developing very fast, we have to develop applications also quickly.

Because of this, the best components must be used.

After working on and reviewing React Native libraries I want to share with you my experience that will help you save time and build your applications faster.


React Navigation

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React-navigation

At 19k stars, React-navigation is the most popular routing and navigation library for your React Native app. It is fully customizable, easy-to-use the library supported on both iOS and Android platforms.


React Native Vector Icons

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React-native-vector-icons

At nearly 14k stars this library is customizable Icons for React Native with support for NavBar/TabBar, image source, and full styling. It is the best React Native component libraries if what you’re looking for are some icons to use in your apps. It has over 3000 icons, and you will surely find one that suits you.


Lottie React Native

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Lottie Example 1
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Lottie Example 2

At 13.3 stars, lottie is a mobile library for Android and iOS that parses Adobe After Effects animations exported as JSON with bodymovin and renders them natively on mobile.


React Native Maps

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Map on iOS
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Map on Android

At 11.4 stars, React Native Mapview is a component for iOS + Android. It provides an intuitive and react-like API for declaratively controlling features on the map.


React Native Gifted Chat

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Gifted Chat

At nearly 10k stars, this library is the most complete chat UI for React Native.


React Native Snap Carousel

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Carousel 1
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Carousel 2
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Carousel 3

At nearly 8k stars, this library is a swiper/carousel component for React Native featuring previews, multiple layouts, parallax images, performant handling of huge number of items, and more. Compatible with Android & iOS.


Conclusion

Thanks for reading, I hope you found this piece useful. Happy coding!


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