Example to Show the Working of Slider in React Native

Example to Show the Working of Slider in React Native

This is an Example to Show the Working of Slider in React Native. React Native Slider is a component to select a single value from a range of values. We have mostly seen slider while increasing or decreasing the volume or brightness of our phone. Here is the example of the slider which will be helpful for you to integrate slider in your app.

Under the Lean Core Project Slider has been moved to its new home @react-native-community/react-native-slider after the launch of React Native 0.59. If you are using React Native >= 0.59 then please follow the instruction for React Native >= 0.59.

To Import Slider in Code

For React Native < 0.59

After React Native >= 0.59

Render Using

To Make a React Native App

Getting started with React Native will help you to know more about the way you can make a React Native project. We are going to use react-native init to make our React Native App. Assuming that you have node installed, you can use npm to install the react-native-cli command line utility. Open the terminal and go to the workspace and run
npm install -g react-native-cli
Run the following commands to create a new React Native project
react-native init ProjectName
This will make a project structure with an index file named App.js in your project directory.


Additional Step for React Native >= 0.59

as we are using @react-native-community/react-native-slider in React Native >= 0.59 then we have to install and link the dependency.

Installation of Dependency

To use Slider we need to install @react-native-community/react-native-slider dependency.

To install this open the terminal and jump into your project using

Run the following command to install

This command will copy all the dependency into your node_module directory.

–save is optional, it is just to update the @react-native-community/react-native-slider dependancy in your package.json file.

Linking of Dependency

After installing the dependency you need to link it with your project using

After linking the dependency if you face Could not Compile Settings File project/android/settings.gradle error while building and installing the project then you can find the solution here.


Open App.js in any code editor and the Replace the code with the following code.

App.js

To Run the React Native App

Open the terminal again and jump into your project using.
cd ProjectName
To run the project on an Android Virtual Device or on real debugging device
react-native run-android
or on the iOS Simulator by running
react-native run-ios (macOS only).

That was the example to show the working of Slider in React Native. If you have any doubt or you want to share something about the topic you can comment below or contact us here. The remaining components will be covered in the next article. Stay tuned!

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