This article is a summary of a YouTube video "🔴 Build the Uber clone in React Native (Tutorial for Beginners)" by notJust․dev

Building an Uber Clone in React Native

TLDRBuild a full-stack Uber clone in React Native using AWS Amplify

Key insights

🚖Building an Uber clone allows for customization and flexibility in creating a taxi mobile application.

🗺️Implementing maps and directions in the clone provides users with a route and enhances the user experience.

🔍Integrating Google Autocomplete features improves user usability as it suggests addresses during search.

💻Using React Native CLI instead of Expo allows for more flexibility and control in the project.

⚙️Implementing a drawer navigator enhances the user interface and allows for easy navigation in the app.


Is it necessary to have previous knowledge in React Native?

While previous knowledge in React Native is beneficial, this build is beginner-friendly and suitable for practice.

What libraries are used in this build?

The build uses React Navigation for navigation, Vector Icons for displaying icons, and various Google APIs for maps and autocomplete features.

Can this build be deployed on both Android and iOS devices?

Yes, the build can be deployed on both Android and iOS devices.

Are there any specific prerequisites needed for this build?

To complete this build, you will need a Google Developer account with billing enabled.

What are the key features of this Uber clone?

The key features include building the home screen, integrating Google Autocomplete for destination search, displaying map routes, and implementing a drawer navigator for easy navigation.

Timestamped Summary

00:09Introduction and greetings to the live stream viewers.

00:30Overview of the project to build an Uber clone in React Native.

01:33Explanation of the specific features and design of the taxi mobile application.

02:49Discussion on the technologies and libraries used, including React Native and React Navigation.

03:22Explanation of the learning goals and benefits of building the Uber clone.

05:43Introduction to the instructor's background and experience in full-stack development.

09:11Walkthrough of the project setup, including initializing the React Native project.

14:40Installation of the required libraries, starting with React Native Vector Icons.