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launchEvent is not triggered at the same moment on iOS and Android. 
iOS is firing after setting the rootView while Android is firing before.
Consequently if you need an event for when the rootView is set (to read/write root css variables) you need this event.

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NativeScript empowers you to access native APIs from JavaScript directly. Currently iOS and Android runtimes are provided for rich mobile development across a variety of diverse use cases.

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  1. Setup your local development environment

  2. Clone to contribute:

$ git clone
$ cd NativeScript

# setup workspace for development
$ npm run setup

# list all available commands to run
$ npm start

We love you and your pull requests 🤗. Please follow our contributing guide and see our code of governance to become as involved as you want to be.


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Other source repos

Outside the source centralized in this repo, NativeScript consists of a few other source repos. Here are the major ones:

  • iOS Runtime NativeScript iOS Runtime: Empowers JavaScript code to be executed on iOS devices written in a mix of C++, Objective-C, and Swift.
  • Android Runtime NativeScript Android Runtim: Empowers JavaScript code to be executed on Android devices written in a mix of C++, Java and Kotlin.
  • CLI NativeScript command-line interface empowering you to create, build, and run apps using NativeScript.
  • Docs NativeScript documentation available at written in Markdown.
  • Plugins A plugin workspace with several useful plugins.
  • Firebase Modular Firebase 🔥 implementation for supported platforms.
  • ML Kit Google's ML Kit SDKs for supported platforms.
  • Payments In-App Purchase, Subscriptions, Google Pay and Apple Pay.
  • Artwork Want to use our logo or colors? Feel free to use any of our ready-to-use media material.

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