Conducted by: Rushabh Shroff
Date: 8 th,9th,10th September, 2019.
Objectives of the activity:
● To learn how to develop various mobile applications using React Native.
● To help students keep track of the evolving technology and incorporate the same in their future endeavours.
Day 2: Using the same softwares that had been installed on Day 1, he started with a new applicationNotes. This project aimed at adding all the basic functionalities of the Notes application. The participants were then taught about “Navigators” in React Native and how to implement them. Navigators basically handle the transition between different scenes in your application. The drawer navigator and stack navigator majorly helped in bringing the Notes App together. The students also did some styling of this app by using the functions taught yesterday. They also handled the function of adding a new note.
Day 3: The last day of the workshop started by an introduction to “Promise” in React Native. He taught them the syntax of Promise and how to use them while building an application. Using Promise, the notes app was completed by adding the deleting and saving functionalities to the code. Later, he started with the courses app where he taught the students how to embed YouTube videos of various courses into an app. This app also handled the list of courses and videos. Then the students also learnt about APIs in React. Towards the end, the basics of web scraping including how to use web scraping to develop an app, was also covered.
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