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An API for handling complex gestures. From the project's README:
This library provides an API that exposes mobile platform specific native capabilities of touch & gesture handling and recognition. It allows for defining complex gesture handling and recognition logic that runs 100% in native thread and is therefore deterministic.

Platform Compatibility

Android DeviceAndroid EmulatoriOS DeviceiOS SimulatorWeb


expo install react-native-gesture-handler

If you're installing this in a bare React Native app, you should also follow these additional installation instructions.

Add this import to the top of your app entry file, such as App.js:
import 'react-native-gesture-handler';
This will ensure that appropriate event handlers are registered with React Native. Now, you can import gesture handlers wherever you need them:
import { TapGestureHandler, RotationGestureHandler } from 'react-native-gesture-handler';

class ComponentName extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
Read the react-native-gesture-handler docs for more information on the API and usage.