How to show and hide keyboard in React Native

In this React Native source code example, the source code below illustrate how to show and hide keyboard in React Native.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your React Native project without reinventing the wheel.

import React, {Component} from 'react';
import { View,StyleSheet,TextInput,TouchableOpacity,Keyboard} from 'react-native';
import Icon from 'react-native-vector-icons/MaterialCommunityIcons';

export default class App extends Component {
    render() {
     return (
       <View style={styles.container}>
         <View style={{backgroundColor: 'white',alignItems: 'center',flexDirection: 'row',width:'90%',paddingHorizontal:10}}>
           <TouchableOpacity>
             <Icon name="magnify" size={25} style= {{color:'#505050'}} />
           </TouchableOpacity>
            <TextInput style={{backgroundColor: 'white',width: '80%'}}/>
            
                //this is the main Function to dismiss the Keyboard
              <TouchableOpacity onPress={Keyboard.dismiss}>
                <Icon name="close-circle" size={25} style= {{color:'#f15454'}} />
              </TouchableOpacity>
         </View>
       </View>
       );
   }
}

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    justifyContent: 'center',
    alignItems: 'center',
    backgroundColor: '#8ee3ab',
  },
});

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