Monorepos are brilliant in the right use cases, but often not without a cause-questioning level of setup complication. In the JavaScript ecosystem, Yarn Workspaces provides a mature tool for managing dependencies near-seamlessly, however this is not pairable with a React Native app by default.

Last year I undertook a migration to merge our previously separate frontend repositories into (what has become) our largest codebase. Amongst these was a vanilla (non-Expo) React Native app. …

Alex Hunt

London-based software developer.

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