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Installation

Installing the React Native IDE extension

The VScode marketplace is the main way for us to distribute the extension.

If you wish to build the extension from source in order to make modifications, head to the development instructions instead.

1. Installing the React Native IDE extension in Visual Studio Code

In the Visual Studio Code:

  • Go to Extensions tab
  • Search for React Native IDE
  • Go to the React Native IDE extension page
  • Click Install

2. Installing the React Native IDE extension in Cursor

Navigate to the releases page on GitHub and select the most recent release. From the "Assets" section, download the .vsix file:

download-vsix

Since Cursor is a fork of VS Code, it supports extensions build for VS Code. In order to install React Native IDE extension, you need to drag and drop the VSIX file onto the extension panel in Cursor: