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How to convert from React Native to Ionic + Angular

Understanding the Basics: React Native vs Ionic + Angular

React Native and Ionic + Angular are popular frameworks for building cross-platform mobile applications, but they have different paradigms and structures. React Native uses JavaScript and React to build native mobile apps, while Ionic leverages Angular, TypeScript, and web technologies to create hybrid mobile applications.

Project Structure Conversion

React Native Project Structure:

In React Native, the directory structure often looks like this:

  ├── android/
  ├── ios/
  ├── src/
  │   ├── components/
  │   ├── screens/
  │   ├── App.js
  │   └── index.js
  ├── node_modules/
  └── package.json

Ionic + Angular Project Structure:

In Ionic + Angular, the structure will be slightly different:

  ├── e2e/
  ├── node_modules/
  ├── src/
  │   ├── app/
  │   │   ├── components/
  │   │   ├── pages/
  │   │   ├── app.component.ts
  │   │   ├── app.module.ts
  │   │   ├── app-routing.module.ts
  │   ├── assets/
  │   ├── environments/
  │   ├── theme/
  │   └── index.html
  ├── ionic.config.json
  ├── angular.json
  └── package.json

Setting Up a New Ionic + Angular Project

First, you need to set up a new Ionic + Angular project.

  1. Install Ionic CLI:

    npm install -g @ionic/cli
  2. Create a New Ionic Project:

    ionic start myApp blank --type=angular
  3. Navigate to the Project Directory:

    cd myApp

Converting Components and Pages

React Native Components:

React Native components are usually created like this:

import React from 'react';
import { View, Text, StyleSheet } from 'react-native';

const MyComponent = () => (
  <View style={styles.container}>
    <Text>Hello, World!</Text>

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    justifyContent: 'center',
    alignItems: 'center',

export default MyComponent;

Ionic + Angular Components:

Angular components are similar but constructed differently.

import { Component } from '@angular/core';

  selector: 'app-my-component',
  templateUrl: './my-component.component.html',
  styleUrls: ['./my-component.component.scss']
export class MyComponentComponent {
  constructor() {}

Create my-component.component.html:

<div class="container">
  <p>Hello, World!</p>

Create my-component.component.scss:

.container {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  height: 100%;

Converting Navigation

React Native Navigation:

React Native often uses react-navigation for navigation:

import { NavigationContainer } from '@react-navigation/native';
import { createStackNavigator } from '@react-navigation/stack';

const Stack = createStackNavigator();

const App = () => (
    <Stack.Navigator initialRouteName="Home">
      <Stack.Screen name="Home" component={HomeScreen} />
      <Stack.Screen name="Details" component={DetailsScreen} />

export default App;

Ionic + Angular Navigation:

In Ionic + Angular, navigation is achieved through Angular's built-in router:

import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { RouterModule, Routes } from '@angular/router';
import { HomeComponent } from './home/home.component';
import { DetailsComponent } from './details/details.component';

const routes: Routes = [
  { path: '', redirectTo: 'home', pathMatch: 'full' },
  { path: 'home', component: HomeComponent },
  { path: 'details', component: DetailsComponent },

  imports: [RouterModule.forRoot(routes)],
  exports: [RouterModule]
export class AppRoutingModule {}

Converting Styles

React Native Styles:

React Native uses JavaScript objects for styles.

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    justifyContent: 'center',
    alignItems: 'center',

Ionic + Angular Styles:

Ionic + Angular uses CSS/SCSS for styling.

.container {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  height: 100%;

Handling State Management

React Native State Management:

React Native often uses hooks or libraries like Redux.

import React, { useState } from 'react';

const MyComponent = () => {
  const [count, setCount] = useState(0);

  return (
      <Button title="Increase" onPress={() => setCount(count + 1)} />

Angular State Management:

Angular uses services and RxJS for state management.


import { Injectable } from '@angular/core';
import { BehaviorSubject } from 'rxjs';

  providedIn: 'root'
export class CounterService {
  private count = new BehaviorSubject<number>(0);
  count$ = this.count.asObservable();

  increment() { + 1);


import { Component } from '@angular/core';
import { CounterService } from '../services/counter.service';

  selector: 'app-my-component',
  templateUrl: './my-component.component.html'
export class MyComponentComponent {
  count$ = this.counterService.count$;

  constructor(private counterService: CounterService) {}

  increment() {


  <p>{{ count$ | async }}</p>
  <button (click)="increment()">Increase</button>

Final Thoughts

Converting from React Native to Ionic + Angular requires understanding the differences in philosophy and technology stack. This transition involves changes to project structure, component syntax, styles, navigation systems, and state management. With practice and careful attention to these aspects, the conversion process can become smoother and more intuitive.

By following the outlined steps, you can leverage your existing React Native knowledge while adapting to the Ionic + Angular ecosystem, creating robust, hybrid mobile applications.

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