Complete Guide To Build A Chat App In React Native

This article focuses on developing a chat app using react native. But before getting into details it is necessary to have some basic understanding about the tech stacks and its usages.

To build a chat app for android one of the most important components is MirrorFly chat tool that helps in creating chat apps. Moreover, there are several text editors available out there to choose from, and to implement this MirrorFly chat, there is a need to make changes with App.js.

The below coding all about what happens at the backend

import React from "react"; import { View, SafeAreaView } from "react-native"; import { MirrorFlyChat } from "MirrorFly-chat"; import { Chat, Channel, MessageList, MessageInput, } from "MirrorFly-chat-expo"; const chatClient = new MirrorFlyChat('f8wwud5et5jd'); const userToken = 'eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoieW91bmctZ3Jhc3MtNyJ9.Z1SLMbBf_lX1KdDt0ew8YlXZbyZZIrOgyLr5TiDyco0'; const user = { id: 'young-grass-7', name: 'Young grass', image: 'https://stepupandlive.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/3d-animated-frog-image.jpg', }; chatClient.setUser(user, userToken); class ChannelScreen extends React.Component { render() { const channel = chatClient.channel("messaging", "young-grass-7"); channel.watch(); return ( ); } } export default class App extends React.Component { render() { return ; } }

As soon as these codes get executed, your chat application is ready to move on. You can also ensure the perfection of your application by previewing it with the installation of Expo application on your handy device and later connecting it to your wireless network.

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