Let’s build a Realtime Chat mobile application in React Native based on Whatsapp UI design.
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Source code: https://github.com/Savinvadim1312/WhatsappClone

If you are a beginner that wants to learn javascript and react native, or and advanced javascript developer that wants to get into mobile development using react native then this Livestream is for you. This is a perfect opportunity to follow along and build this application together with us, and add it to your portfolio as it will help you land your next job. If you finish the app, tag me on social media and I will give you feedback.

We will start building the Whatsapp clone from scratch, starting from setting up a React Native project using Expo and finishing with connecting the application with a GraphQL backend using AWS Amplify. We will walk through designing the UI layout of the app, structuring everything in components, and putting everything together. We will also implement navigation between screens, header bars, and tab bars for the Whatsapp menu.

For the backend, we will be using AWS Amplify, which is an amazing combination of tools and services from AWS, that helps us build mobile and web applications faster. It offers pre-made authentication components and flows, database, API (REST and GraphQL), storage, and much more. We will be using Graphql subscriptions for the realtime chat functionalities

Doing the Whatsapp clone yourself is a great opportunity to practice React Native, modern Javascript, Typescript, AWS Amplify. We are always trying to use the latest technologies and best practices, so that’s another opportunity to learn something new, being it functional components, hooks, state, navigations or AWS and Amplify.

Tag me on social media when you finish the Whatsapp Clone, and I will give you feedback on your code.

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0:00 Intro
9:47 Initialize the React Native project
15:22 Project structure
16:35 React Navigation
50:57 Chat List Item Component
1:31:05 Chat Rooms List (FlatList)
1:48:34 Chat Screen
2:51:17 Chat Input Component
3:23:16 Floating Button (New Chat Room)
3:45:52 Demo

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