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Getting Started with NativeScript by Nathanael J. Anderson

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Chapter 4. Building a Featured Application

Awesome! We have finally made it to the point where we can start getting into the meat of the application. We have covered a lot in the earlier chapters. So, hold on tight as we actually finally get to build a fully functional NativeScript cross-device communication application.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Layouts
  • Building our featured application
  • Nonvisual components
  • Building the main screen
  • Fonts
  • Icons
  • Communication with the server
  • Trying out our application

Layouts

I will cover the different Layout types that NativeScript offers. We have already covered StackLayout in the previous chapters. To keep things in one place for your easy reference, I will briefly cover StackeLayout again. In ...

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