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React Native + Jest + CodeCov + Travis CI

In this post, I will walk you to through the process of setting up CodeCov for running Jest tests using Travis CI in a React Native application. The same steps can be followed for a React application as well.

Step 1: Install NP Package

Install jest-react-native package to start using Jest.

yarn add jest-react-native

Next…


Automatic updates for Electron app

If you are not distributing your electron app through the app stores then you need a way to handle automatic updates for your app. In this short post, I will walk you through the process of checking for updates and installing it from an Electron app. In this article, we…


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In this short post, i will share how you can utilize deep links of different apps to make voice/video calls using React Native.

React Native provides the Linking component to interact with both incoming and outgoing app links.

We will make use of this component for all the different call…


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In this post, I will walk you through the process of creating a background task in a React Native application. The goal is to have a scheduled job that runs periodically and performs some tasks even when the application is closed.

Before we jump into it, lets discuss the limitations…


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Recently, I worked on a React Native application where I was required to redirect the user directly to Home page if the user is already logged in. One approach is to check for logged in user in Login page’s componentDidMount lifecycle event but it doesn’t provide a good user experience…


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Introduction

In this post, I will walk you through the process of displaying a large contact list in a React Native application. There are numerous examples out there which show how to do it but this post is supposed to be a complete example for real-app scenarios where the contact list…


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In this post, I will walk you through 5 simple steps for adding Google Auth in your React Native application. We will be using Firebase Auth in the application and enable Google Sign In option in it.

Prerequisite

I am assuming that you have a React Native project setup and Firebase…


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Recently, I worked on a React Native app and was looking for an easy way to setup a local database that works on both Android and iOS. …


In this short post, I will show you how to write an empty success marker file using Spark based AWS Glue Jobs.

The idea of having an empty success marker file is to indicate that the write operation was completed successfully. …


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When you have lots of markers on your map, the map might get cluttered. There’s a cool way to get around it. You can use marker clusters so that Google map automatically clusters the markers into groups based on the location of the marker. …

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