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Cheatsheet for React Native*

Steve Mak
System Analyst & Technical Writer
Updated on ・1 min read



brew install node
brew install watchman
sudo gem install cocoapods
# Install in the project root rather than globally [Recommended]
npm i react-native --save-dev
npm i ios-deploy --unsafe-perm --save-dev

Init a project

npx react-native init AwesomeProject
# Using a specific version
npx react-native init AwesomeProject --version X.XX.X
# Using a specific template
npx react-native init AwesomeTSProject --template react-native-template-typescript

Starts Metro Bundler (Ref: Metro)

npx react-native start

Run on simulator

(Require Metro Bundler)

npx react-native run-ios
npx react-native run-android

Run on simulator/device without Metro Bundler (Production build)

npx react-native run-ios --configuration Release
npx react-native run-ios --configuration Release --device

Remove unused plugin from pod

# Install clean:
$ sudo gem install cocoapods-clean

# Run deintegrate in the folder of the project:
$ pod deintegrate

# Clean:
$ pod clean

# Modify your podfile (delete the lines with the pods you don't want to use anymore) and run:
$ pod install

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