Lists are like ScrollViews, but optimized to recycle elements and reduce re-renders for better performance. As a result, the APIs are a little more complex than
SectionList are the recommended list components for performant lists. They're built on top of
VirtualizedList, which is a highly flexible and optimized list implementation, that generally shouldn't be used directly. These replace the (now deprecated)
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