Gesture Handlers in React Native

Hello đź‘‹ dev,

Have you worked with React Native's built-in touch system called Gesture Responder system? Do you agree that it has performance issues on both iOS and Android?

The open source library react-native-gesture-handler actively maintained by awesome team at Software Mansion deals with these performance issues, and uses native support to handle different kinds of Gestures. This week, I have two posts on you to quickly get started and dive deep using Gestures in your React Native apps.

How to Use the Pinch to Zoom Gesture in React Native Apps
In this tutorial, let’s explore this library by creating a small demo that allows the user to use two fingers to pinch to zoom in on a piece of media content.

Creating Swipeable Gestures with React Native Gesture Handler
Swipeable is a useful component to start exploring when it comes to using the popular react-native-gesture-handler library. Learn here, how to use it pragmatically in your React Native apps.

Have the rest of the week a great one and may this tutorial guides you well in your React Native journey!




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