Adding image upload to a React Native app with AWS Amplify

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  • amplify-react-native-storage

    I will also be working off an existing AWS backend application that has already been created with the AWS Amplify CLI and has had both the 'auth' and 'api' feature categories added. You can follow along with this creation by going to the official Amplify react-native docs. Or ;tldr it and simply clone this repo

  • react-native-image-picker

    :sunrise_over_mountains: A React Native module that allows you to use native UI to select media from the device library or directly from the camera.

    Once we have that we need to write a function that locates images on the device and displays them for the user to select. Luckily there is a third-party library called React Native Image Picker that will do most of this for us. So, let’s create a function to call this library, it should look something like this.

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