Using React Native: One Year Later — Discord Engineering

  • Overall, React Native looks very promising and brings the mobile app development to a new level within our team.
  • As a native iOS developer, I strongly doubted using web technologies to build mobile apps because of my previous experiences with tools like PhoneGap.
  • We’re always looking for talented engineers, designers, and other roles to join our team!
  • When we started building the iOS app, the performance of the chat’s scroll view wasn’t satisfactory, especially for some active chat groups.
  • Although our iOS “team” is usually just me, the iOS app is still able to catch up with the lightning speed of our web and desktop development.

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@fanghaochen: “My one year journey with React Native.”


When I interviewed for the iOS developer opening at Discord last spring, the tech lead Stanislav told me:


Using React Native: One Year Later — Discord Engineering