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Rendering Lists in React Native with ScrollView and FlatList

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A long list of items can be displayed in a ScrollView or FlatList so that the user can scroll to see the entire list of items.

There are pros and cons to each, so it's important to know when you might use one or the other. In general: a FlatList is a better choice for most long lists because it recycles views in order to keep memory low.

Summary of Content:

  • How to use ScrollList to wrap existing content
  • When to use FlatList over ScrollList
  • How to use FlatList, which does not require looping over items.




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