7 Reasons Why You Should Build Your Next App in React Native
When we say Mobile Application Development, there comes two major ecosystems. To develop iOS and Android apps, we need experts in Swift or Objective C, Java, Android SDK, Cocoa Touch.
Hey! the list keeps growing with other testing tools and libraries of both these ecosystems. Developers manage two codebases on these two platforms and deliver world-class application experiences.
New features are added up to the product effectively, in a defined timeline and the product is optimized in-line with latest SDK releases of both the ecosystems. It simply and just takes time.
So, let’s understand the promising features of React Native and how is it going to reduce our complexity in two types of codebase; and the React Native ways to build mobile applications in a quick and effective way.
1. Learn Once, Write Anywhere
2. Exact Native Look & Feel and Performance
3. Faster Development
React Native provides hot reloading, which means every time you don’t need to wait for your Xcode or Android Studio to finish its recompiling. You can just reload your app instantly or see your changes live when you code.
For UI Designing, React Native includes Flexbox CSS styling, inline styling. These features of React Native will enable mobile application development to catch up the speed.
4. Faster Updation
Everyone might went through these days, where we need to update our app with new features or bug fixes instantly. Especially with iOS there comes review process which may take at least two days.
5. Native Module
With React Native enable us to share Application logic across the two platforms which means, we can nearly reuse 70% of code between iOS and Android. It’s worth mentioning, that Facebook stated that their Ad Manager application has 87% of code reuse across the two platforms.
It’s really very simple and easy to Getting Started with React Native. Here is the list of some of best available Resources.
This page will help you install and build your first React Native app. If you already have React Native installed, you…facebook.github.io
Official React Native website where you can find all materials to get started.
awesome-react-native - Awesome React Native components, news, tools, and learning material!github.com
This site contains the complete list of articles, tutorials and code samples and resources for React Native.
Here you can find available React Native IDE, tools and latest news on React Native.
Currently about React, Babel, Webpack, Browserify and PostCSS.js.coach
Here comes the list of React Native latest Components.
Here you can look into the list of React Native apps available in the store.
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Originally published in Cabot Solutions Blog on August 11, 2016.