- Task 5 – Opening our react-native app in Android emulatorIn the previous task we have set up Android studio and its virtual device emulator.Now, lets open the react-native ‘momentz4ever’ app that we initialized/scaffolded in Task # 3 in the Android emulator.If you don’t have it open, open the command prompt with Administrator privileges and change the current working folder to the react-native project folder cd the react-native cli’s command run-android to for react-native to compile, build and open the app on the connected Android run-androidWith the above command, React-native will start building the android project/app.
- It will also open up another command window where the packaging of the app will be triggered.
- (If you get an error during the build like below, close the project in Android Studio and delete the debug folder from the path shown in the error: – react-native run-android command again.If everything goes fine, you should see app installed and opened up on the emulator with the Welcome screen that was scaffolded for us by the react-native init command when we created the project.Cool, now in the text task, we will setup and configure our project to use Typescript.
Now, lets open the react-native ‘momentz4ever’ app that we initialized/scaffolded in Task # 3 in the Android emulator. If you don’t have it open, open the command prompt with Administrator privileges…