8 Projects You can Build to Learn React Native - Best of Lot

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Do you love learning by doing? Building projects are the best way to learn React Native and these project ideas are great to start with React Native. They are neither too complex nor too trivial which makes them the best React Native projects for beginners.

Hello Folks, if you want to learn React Native and looking for the best resources like online courses, books, project ideas, and tutorials then you have come to the right place. Earlier, I have shared the best courses to learn React Native and React.js Project ideas for beginners and in this article, I will share with you cool and nice projects to learn React Native.

From my own experience of learning many tech skills including React Native, I can say that building projects are really the best way to learn any new technology including React Native.

Once you start building a project you learn how to use all the information you have learned for a practice purpose and React Native allows you to build cross-platform apps that can run like native apps in both Android and iOS platforms like iPhone and iPad.

These projects are great for both new and experienced programmers that will give you more experience over time and enhance your skills and knowledge by applying what you have learned to real-world projects that you might need in the future.

Learning React native for the first time can be a little bit hard even if you know JavaScript and React.js because of its syntax but fortunately with hustling and keep learning more and more you can master this excellent framework quickly especially if you are going to create some real-world projects.

The best way to learn any programming language like React native or any other language is through practicing more and more by creating as many projects as you can so you get some experience while you do that and leverage the features of that language.

By the way, if you are a complete beginner and looking for a comprehensive online course to learn React Native then you can also check out Stephen Grider's The Complete React Native + Hooks Courses.This course has many tutorials, quizzes, examples, and even projects to learn React Native step by step. After going through this course you can even attempt the following projects on your own to further build your skills.

8 Best React Native Projects Ideas for Beginners

Without wasting any more of your time, here is a list of the best projects you can do to learn React Native. I have also included free and paid resources you can follow if you are stuck while doing these projects.


1. Build an Instagram Clone in React Native

This is another project you can build to learn React Native UI, how to build backend using Firebase, and several other essential React Native Concepts.

You don't need to build the full-fledged Instagram clone but you can at least build key functionality like the ability to upload and share photos, friend list, follow, etc.

If you need a resource to follow along then you can see this freecodecamp project-based course on YouTube.

In this project, you will earn how to build an Instagram clone using React Native, Firebase Firestore, Firebase storage, Redux, and Expo. The app includes an authentication system, database, storage, and more.

⭐️ Course Contents ⭐️
⌨️ (0:00:00) Introduction
⌨️ (0:02:28) Setting up React Native Expo
⌨️ (0:16:34) Auth System With Firebase and React Native
⌨️ (0:56:33) Save Data Using Firebase And Redux
⌨️ (1:29:05) Handling Navigation on React Native
⌨️ (1:49:43) Using Camera And Image Gallery With React Native
⌨️ (2:12:57) Saving An Image Post Using Firebase Firestore and Firebase storage
⌨️ (2:42:38) Displaying User Profile With Firebase Firestore
⌨️ (3:11:57) Search User By Similar Name with Firebase Firestore
⌨️ (3:36:00) Follow System Using Firestore And React Native
⌨️ (3:55:42) Post Feed System With Firebase and React Native
⌨️ (4:27:48) Logout Firebase Auth And Redux React Native
⌨️ (4:35:24) Adding User Comments To Posts W/ Firebase Firestore
⌨️ (5:14:00) Like System Using Firestore
⌨️ (5:47:25) Redesign Release

Here is the link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hPgQWbWmEk

2. Build a Cryptocurrency Tracker App

This project will be like a cryptocurrency tracker app where it displays the current cryptocurrency price like bitcoin and Ethereum and more compared to the USD in real-time with their trending like the percent of changes whether the price goes up or down.

The project should be easy and straightforward but if the project was hard for you to implement maybe because of the API or something you can refer to this Free course called building a cryptocurrency tracker app in udemy to help you fix your issues.

3. Build a Chatting App [WhatsApp Clone]

This project is like building a chat application similar to any other chat app such as messenger where the other person can send you messages and you replay to him but with a simple user interface and not that complicated like having profile or pictures and so on.

The project is very easy to do since it doesn't have to create that complicated social media app, but if you do find some trouble doing this, you might see this course called building a chat app on udemy to explain everything you do have to do step by step.

4. Build a VIDEO calling app with React Native

This is another great project idea to learn React Native API and SDK by building a Facetime or VIBER like video calling app. You will learn how to access the camera and mic using React Native and several other key SDK features.

If you need a resource to get help, you can join this tutorial on YouTube.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a video and voice/audio calling mobile application for iOS and Android with React Native.

This React Native tutorial is great even for beginners, as it covers everything step-by-step, from starting a react native project to implementing the video calling features.

By the end of this series, you will build a video calling app with the following features:
✨Authentication
✨List of contacts
✨Calling and Receiving a call
✨Video and Voice only calls
✨Navigation
✨and more

Here is the link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb70_TXRQNE

5. Add Navigation Menu

You will create a navigation menu in this project like that burger icon and when someone clicks on it displays the pages available inside that app and as well a bottom navigation menu where you can change between pages these features should be implemented in all the apps.

This project can be easily implemented using the React native language but if someone found it a little bit difficult to do then you can watch this Udemy course React Native Navigation for how to implement that in React native.

6. Create a Google Login Option

More than 1.5 billion users use Gmail as their default email so you will try in this project to implement the Google login option inside your app by creating any kind of app you like then add this option to it using the React Native and Firebase SDK.

The project is already created on freeCodeCamp as an article called How to Set Up Google Login and shows you step by step how to implement it inside your React Native app so make sure to refer to this tutorial if you couldn't implement this option.

7. Build The Tinder App Clone

In this project, you will build a social media app where people can log in and register using the Facebook login option as well as search for the profile of the other and you will implement the Geolocation features for matching people and notification when someone likes your profile.

This project is intended to be for the advanced developers of React Native and for those who find it hard to create this kind of app you can refer to this course in Udemy known as How To Build Tinder that shows you exactly how to create this project step by step till the end.

8. Build a Food Delivery App using React Native

Building a food delivery app like DoorDash, Zomato, Swiggy, or Foodpanda is a great idea to learn React Native for practical purposes.

It's a complex project and requires a lot of client-server interaction which will give you enough experience to work on any real project and that's why I encourage beginners to build this project.

If you need a resource, check out this free YouTube playlist which will teach you to build a complete food delivery App in React-Native and Firebase and publish it to the Play Store and App Store.

Here is the link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAXQh_Zk9Kk&list=PLAP1EsuzlGNJYvsJzRE8owOzWEhIuZe3i

That's all about the best React Native project ideas for beginners. We have seen almost 8 projects that you can build to learn React Native and its features but for people who want to deep dive more into other projects you can see this course in Udemy called Complete React Native Bootcamp to create 18 android and iOS app like:

  1. Dice roller app
    2. Currency converter app
    3. Employee app
    4. Message boards
    5. Building a chat app

That's all about the React Native projects you can do to learn React Native better. No matter how much you have learned and watched tutorials about React Native you won't master this language or any other languages if you didn't create projects and practice yourself and here in this article, you have seen many projects to start your career as a React Native developer.

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Thanks for reading this article so far. If you find these free and best React Native project ideas useful, then please share them with your friends and colleagues. If you have any questions or feedback, then please drop a note.

P. S. - Prior knowledge of JavaScript and React is necessary for React Native learning. If you are looking for some free courses to start your React.js journey, you can also take a look at this list of Free React Courses for Web Developers.

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