Views are the most basic building block of React Native apps. The View is an abstraction layer on top of the target platform's native equivalent:

    • For iOS - UIView
    • For Android - android.view
    • For Web - <div>


    Views are primarily used for styling and layout of children elements. Let's look at a few of the styles we can apply to views. The example below contains two Views: the outer view which specifies the alignment of the content contained within, and the inner view which draws a blue square.

    1. Example

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