How to install storybook for react native?

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by domenico , in category: Javascript , 22 days ago

How to install storybook for react native?

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by cali_green , 21 days ago

@domenico 

To install Storybook for React Native, you can follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you have Node.js and npm installed on your machine.
  2. Create a new React Native project or navigate to an existing project.
  3. Install Storybook by running the following command in your project directory:
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npx -p @storybook/cli sb init --type react_native


  1. Follow the prompts in the command line to set up Storybook for your project.
  2. Once the installation process is complete, you can start Storybook by running the following command:
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npm run storybook


  1. Storybook should now be running in your browser at http://localhost:7007/. You can begin creating stories for your React Native components and view them in Storybook.
  2. To add stories for your components, create a folder named stories in your project directory and add JavaScript files for each component you want to create a story for (e.g., Button.stories.js).
  3. Import your components and configure their stories in the JavaScript files you created.
  4. Finally, restart Storybook after making any changes to your stories by stopping the current process (Ctrl+C) and running npm run storybook again.


That's it! You should now have Storybook set up and running for your React Native project.