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var label2 = require('ui').label;
// will include /android/ui.js on Android
// and /iphone/ui.js on iOS
// there doesn't even need to be a /ui.js file!

Platform-specific styling

For simple projects, and those that don't use CommonJS require(), you can use JSS to create platform-specific layouts. Currently, however, our JSS implementation doesn't work well with require(). For more complex apps, you might consider using:

  • platform-specific JS files where you embed the platform-specific formatting within the component definitions.
  • using the "Tweetanium technique" where you define a global style object, in which you store style settings determined with platform-branching code. Then, you use that object's properties when setting styles on your UI components.

References and Further Reading