Boilerplate apps are great. They let you get your next project up and running quickly, and usually provide some form of structure you can follow. But the best boilerplate app is the one you code yourself.
Inside React Native you can use the PanResponder to recognise multi-touch gestures as well as swipes and other touches that make native apps feel snappy and intuitive. But getting it up and running can feel daunting and borderline black magic. In this post I'll try and guide you through the process, hopefully demystifying it a bit and get you on track to awesomeness.
Today I want to show a generic workflow and setup I have used a lot lately when working on building apps with Angular. It uses Gulp as a CI system and Browserify to minimize code clutter and maximize awesomeness.