Why’s React Native so promising?

Why is #ReactNative so promising? Read Valentin's blog post to find out!

  • React Native looks a lot like React: roughly the same syntax, classes, JSX, state, props… but React Native is a framework, which means you have more features than just rendering in React Native.
  • To do that, the Facebook team created a bunch of APIs to interact with the camera, the keyboard, the vibrations… – – One of the big advantages of using React Native is that, while the core app runs in a JavaScript Engine, it uses JSX to render native code.
  • You use classes, ES6, states and the like, with a few notable differences: – – Not much to say here except that Redux, the React developers’ favourite state management library, also works with React Native with absolutely no difference in the way you’ll dev.
  • Here’s an example of a small Menu component: – – This article is not about HOCs; just know they allow a greater flexibility around the way you compose your components and you can use them in React Native.
  • With React Native you can compose your styles and properties, combine them and then have them applied onto your component.

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Design Spin Builds a React Website with Cosmic JS – Hacker Noon

  • If this was a WordPress website the language we would be using on the server side would be PHP, but we would still be using JavaScript on the client side for any browser trickery such as the image sliders mentioned.
  • When you visit this website, the first page is delivered from the server then further page changes are handled client side.
  • Lighthouse is available within the Google Chrome browsers development tools, allowing you to quickly audit any of your web pages for Progressive Web Apps, Performance, Best Practices and Accessibility.
  • “I hope in the future that this new website will convince clients to avoid WordPress and use the fantastic Cosmic JS API to build apps and manage content.”
  • Carson Gibbons is the Co-Founder CMO of Cosmic JS, an API-first Cloud-based Content Management Platform that decouples content from code, allowing devs to build slick apps and websites in any programming language they want.

Design Spin is a boutique independent design and development shop in Norwich, England. Principal Jason Foster focuses on creating premium interactive experiences for clients through web and mobile…
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React Vs React Native. What’s the Difference? [The Best Part of both??]

React Vs React Native. What’s The Difference? #ReactNative #reactjs #React

  • ReactJS or simply reacts a JavaScript library that supports both front end and back end efficacies for developing web applications and user interfaces.
  • So, how does it relate to ReactJS and React-Native – – Well, in ReactJS development services, Virtual DOM is used to refresh parts of a webpage rather than the whole page and thus makes it faster than usual DOM.
  • React-Native equips everything needed for the development of mobile applications, so it is comparatively easier to set up but offers lot less option than ReactJS.
  • ReactJS development services use JSX, a special syntax that allows programmers to blend both JavaScript and HTML.
  • React-Native only caters to mobile app development and has no relation with ReactJS.

Check what’s the difference in react vs react native. And which developer should you hire for your next web or mobile application. We have given detailed comparison between both and what skills react or react native developer should have in order to get hired.
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How does CSS fit into Reactjs? – Hacker Noon

How does CSS fit into React? #css #reactjs

  • In React, using JSX, this looks like this: – p style={{color: “red”}}Hello World/p – Inline styles are probably the most limited approach in terms of styling full blown applications since they cannot make use of all of the CSS features such as pseudo selectors, animations and media queries.
  • CSS ModulesWith CSS modules you create a CSS file for every type of component that you want to style the same way that you might do with the “Standard CSS” option, however the difference here is that with CSS modules the styles are scoped locally which means that unlike “Standard…
  • How to use within React: – Use css-loader inside of your webpack.config with modules property set to true, or download a complete library such as css-modules, once setup use as follows: – create a CSS file for whatever components you want to stylewrite your CSSimport this CSS file inside of…
  • Behind the scenes CSS-in-JS is usually implemented in one of the following three ways (or a combination of): – via inline stylesvia a style elementvia a link element at build time by extracting styles into a CSS fileFor the sake of not making the article overly long, we will only…
  • If you like what you see, you might also want to checkout another, very similar, CSS-in-JS library called Emotion, it is very similar to styled-components but gives you the option of extracting all of your styles into a CSS file, at build time, which then get linked into the document…

There are a lot of different ways in which you can style your React applications, and I would even go as far as to say that you actually have more options for styling React applications than…
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What Makes React Native the Future of Hybrid App Development?

What Makes #reactnative the #future of Hybrid App Development?  #appdevelopment #hybrid

  • Presently, numbers of mobile app developers have started using React Native to develop mobile apps.
  • When a mobile app developer starts developing apps using specific platform and programming language such as Java for Android or Swift/Objective-C for iOS, the application is known as a native.
  • React Native is an efficient tool from Facebook to benefits developing a hybrid app for Android and iOS.
  • Furthermore, they can also use their code written in any platform which becomes highly beneficial for mobile app developers to focus on other things rather than writing the same code each time when developing a new app.
  • Reusability of code, highly portable, focused UI, compatibility for third party app integration as well as enhance the efficiency of developers has made react native popular for Hybrid app development.

React Native is popularly used for hybrid app development due to its number of benefits. Check out why it is good for your next hybrid app development project.
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Clean React Toggle @CodePen @greensock @reactjs #svg #animation #ui #minimal

Clean React Toggle @CodePen  @greensock @reactjs #svg #animation #ui #minimal

  • You can apply CSS to your Pen from any stylesheet on the web.
  • Just put a URL to it here and we’ll apply it, in the order you have them, before the CSS in the Pen itself.
  • If the stylesheet you link to has the file extension of a preprocessor, we’ll attempt to process it before applying.
  • You can also link to another Pen here, and we’ll pull the CSS from that Pen and include it.
  • If it’s using a matching preprocessor, we’ll combine the code before preprocessing, so you can use the linked Pen as a true dependency.

Working on some tight, clean, minimal interaction….
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Using React Native, React Native Web and React Navigation in a single project

  • Using React Native, React Native Web and React Navigation in a single projectTL;DR combination of react-native and react-native-web can be used on one project to build native and web apps with a common rendering codebase.
  • Reusable React components could target native mobile using react-native and then build a web based React app for the mobile web target.
  • If you have xcode, or Android studio installed and want to check everything is working OK, you could just do the following at this point.react-native run-ios or react-native run-android CodeAll of the code for the test project is on github atI’m using a pattern for this application where all of…
  • So far, so good, I have a working iOS and Android build of my application:Adding React Native WebThis is where things start getting a little harder, we already have a react-native project, so the create-app setup script won’t work for us.I went with the Web packaging for existing React Native apps…
  • This is noted in the instructions, so you have to be prepared to understand the webpack process and put some effort in to go down this route!Basically any modules that make use of react-native are transpiled to instead alias this to the equivalent Component of the react-native-web module by way…

TL;DR combination of react-native and react-native-web can be used on one project to build native and web apps with a common rendering codebase. It doesn’t quite work “out of the box” but it is…
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