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React Native commands you need almost every day

React Native
February 4th, 2021 · 1 min read

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Let’s start today topic “React Native commands you need almost every day”

Gradlew Clean

the gradlew clean commands use to clean the Gradle cache & delete temporary files.

1gradlew clean

npm start || yarn start

the npm start or yarn start command used to run their own metro server for react native project.

  • npm users
1npm start -- --reset-cache
  • yarn users
1yarn start -- --reset-cache

Run project

Run cammands use for to launch your app on devices.

  • for android development
1npx react-native run-android
  • for iOS development
1npx react-native run-ios

Ya… Ya… No one can use run-ios command 😎 we are a xcoder 😁.

Install package

For adding packages on our project we are use below command.

  • npm users
1npm install [email protected]

npm i 😏… ( why I born… what is the purpose of my life 😢 )

  • yarn users

React Native link command use to link your native dependencies.

1npx react-native link

Release apk

For build apk file we use gradlew assembleRelease command.

1gradlew assembleRelease

Custom Script

create your own scripts like below example.

1"scripts": {
2 "shake": "adb shell input keyevent 82",
3 "run-a": "react-native run-android",
4 "run-i": "react-native run-ios",
5 "clean": "cd ./android && ./gradlew clean",
6 "android": "cd ./android && ./gradlew app:assembleDebug && ./gradlew installDebug",
7 "build:an": "cd android && gradlew assembleRelease"

Thanks for reading…

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