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Fungi photographed by thelostspore in Marin County

A how-to guide from the creators of Maslo.

Maslo is a voice journal with personality and smarts. The Maslo private beta iOS app shipped last September and was built using Expo — an open-source toolchain built around React Native to help build native iOS and Android projects. Since then, we’ve had to detach to add native modules such as RN Firebase, but figured we’d share our complete readme with instructions for deployment to iTunes Connect using Fastlane’s Pilot and some documentation on avoiding a few pitfalls.

The repo can be found here.

If you’re a web developer and haven’t tried out Expo, you’re in for a pleasant experience — the obvious upside is the ability to develop a native app using Javascript and React while avoiding native development IDEs like Xcode. Getting started is a breeze — install the exp CLI via npm and use the built-in scaffolding command to initialize your project. …


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Fungi photographed by thelostspore in Marin County

A how-to guide from the creators of Maslo

The Maslo private beta iOS app shipped last September and was built using Expo — an open source toolchain built around React Native to help build native iOS and Android projects. Since then, we’ve had to detach to add native modules such as RN Firebase, but figured we’d share our complete readme with instructions for deployment to iTunes Connect using Fastlane’s Pilot and some documentation on avoiding a few pitfalls.

The repo can be found here.

If you’re a web developer and haven’t tried out Expo, you’re in for a pleasant experience — the obvious upside is the ability to develop a native app using Javascript and React while avoiding native development IDEs like Xcode. Getting started is a breeze — install the exp CLI via npm and use the built-in scaffolding command to initialize your project. …

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