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React Native Cookbook by Crysfel Villa, Stan Bershadskiy

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Authenticating via TouchID or fingerprint sensor

These days, security is paramount in our applications, especially when there is any sort of authentication. We hear about security breaches and leaked passwords daily in the news, and companies are looking to implement added security measures in their apps. One such measure may be fingerprint scanning via the iOS TouchID sensor or Android fingerprint sensor. These are pretty secure mechanisms for authenticating with applications. Since React Native can easily access the native layer and allow us to create native modules with ease, there's no reason why we can't have fingerprint authentication in our apps for both iOS and Android.

This recipe covers how we can go about scanning our fingerprint using ...

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