Difference between Ionic and React Native

Difference between Ionic and #reactnative

  • Ionic is an HTML5 mobile app development framework targeted at building hybrid mobile apps.
  • They are essentially small websites running in a browser shell in an app that have access to the native platform layer.
  • React Native lets you build mobile apps using only JavaScript.
  • They have their own way of functioning, below are few points on their differences:

    Based  on the points above, you can see the difference in their functionalities, so if you want to go for something  that creates  performant iOS and Android apps that feel at home on their respective platforms ten you can opt for React Native.

  • And, if you are targeted at building hybrid mobile apps, Ionic is the best choice!

Comparison between Ionic Framework and React Native
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5 Reasons Web Developers Love React Native

5 Reasons Web Developers Love #ReactNative @shoutem #webdev #reactjs

  • As you probably know, there are a few other multi-platform solutions, like Cordova and PhoneGap, but they come with a price: the price of relying only on the phone browser and its built-in JavaScript engine, which is often way slower than running native code, like React Native does.
  • Another thing that will make things, if not familiar, then definitely easier to work with is Nuclide, an integrated development environment (IDE) that Facebook is building to give developers a first-class developing environment for React Native.
  • Since this is all pretty new, uncharted territory, a lot of developers are doing their best to build something useful to others and unveil the true potential of React Native.
  • The biggest, most active groups is React Native Community, which offers daily posts about tool kits, components, new apps, and answers to questions about React Native, from basic questions to serious developer problems.
  • That’s where you come in: a new React Native developer, resolving problems and bringing new ideas to this fast-rising framework of the future.

React Native is the future of modern app development. The framework is not just for web developers, the entire development logic uses modern principles. React Native workflow is efficient, easy, and quick to learn and more platforms are using it.
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Best JavaScript Frameworks: Vue.js, Angular and React.js

Best #JavaScript #Frameworks: #VueJS #Angular and #ReactJS

  • A couple of years ago, working at ThoughtWorks, I got the chance to build my first app with a JavaScript framework, it was Angularjs.
  • We are witnessing great changes in the JavaScript frameworks, most of all, these frameworks work as a skeleton for your SPAs, allowing you to focus in more complex tasks.
  • The most popular frameworks as of June 2017 are: Vue.js, Angular and React.js.
  • Angular is built with TypeScript, a superset to JavaScript, which makes it attractive to everyone even to big enterprises.
  • All of the JavaScript frameworks have a great performance, the difference is very small.

Best JavaScript Frameworks in 2017, benefits of using them and differences between the most popular frameworks: Vue.js, Angular and React.js
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What Makes React Native the Future of Hybrid App Development?

What Makes React Native the Future of Hybrid App Development? (May-2017)

  • 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.
  • All About The Benefits of React Native Useful in Hybrid App Development

    Highly Portable

    Facilitates developer to port almost half of the app code to another platform.

  • Conclusion

    React Native is popularly used for hybrid app development due to its number of benefits.

  • 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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Building an app: React Native vs Ionic – Hacker Noon

Building an app: React Native vs #Ionic  #ReactJS #JavaScript

  • In this article, we are going to make a comparison of two frameworks, React Native and Ionic, based on our real time experience in frontend development.When developing various products, either for ourselves or for the clients, there has always been a question that interested us: how can we narrow down time and cost of product development.Android and especially iOS developers have always been valued greatly and cost a lot, and when developing for two platforms one has to spend twice as much money.At some point we were experimenting with Cordova, but it didn’t feel as if we can get something valuable out of it.Then we noticed Ionic.
  • Now we would like to give you detailed frameworks comparison and explain you why React Native is better solution for our developers.We were always trying to get more expertise on different technologies and use them in practice in order to define the best solution.
  • We also kept on watching Ioinc2, which was supposed to become an innovation that would solve many issues that we had while working with Ionic1.The approaches of given frameworks are very different but for us React Native is an ultimate winner.We chose main React Native advantages that are superior in relation to Ionic1/2:Response time that could be compared to native apps.Ability to reuse the code parts (not all code) for desktop (web apps) and mobile (mobile apps) and even for the server.
  • (:-))Incredibly convenient toolchain for developers that allows to quickly develop and debug the app.Big amount of elaborated components from Facebook.Even bigger amount of components from community.Ability to realize the ideas of functional programming in development which ensures great stability and reliability of the app and relative scaling simplicity.However, we don’t make a point here that React Native is 100% perfect.
  • We also chose some of React Native disadvantages in comparison with Native Apps:Those code parts that are linked to work with hardware solutions, camera, external libraries integration, etc are still done in Native parts.The interface between javascript and native part is not so simple (but not more complicated than cordova).

When you start to use new technology, you cannot be sure it will be the best solution. In this article, we are going to make a comparison of two frameworks, React Native and Ionic, based on our real t
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React Native + Meteor: react-native-meteor vs. meteor-client-bundler

React Native + Meteor: react-native-meteor vs. meteor-client-bundler  #javascript

  • React Native + Meteor: react-native-meteor vs. meteor-client-bundlerIf you’ve spent any time looking into building an app with React Native and Meteor you’ve likely come across the package react-native-meteor.
  • You may have also come across meteor-client-bundler which is a newer entry in the game.So what are they?Each package is designed to allow you to easily connect to and work with a Meteor server, via DDP, from a client that isn’t integrated with the Meteor build tool.They do this in different ways, each with benefits and drawbacks.This package integrates within your React Native app and is designed specifically for React Native.
  • This is an open source package where people are maintaining it on the side.Getting StartedIf you’re interested in getting up and running with a React Native + Meteor stack that uses react-native-meteor check out the boilerplate I’ve put together.Thank you to everyone that has made this package a reality and continues to put the time into maintaining it.
  • #ThankOSSMaintainersUnlike react-native-meteor this package is designed to work for any client — it was actually built when getting an Ionic app to work with Meteor.It also works in a different way — it’s a command line tool that will bundle the Meteor client code and put it into your React Native project rather than being a package that simply “speaks” DDP to communicate with a Meteor server.
  • So whenever you change something in your Meteor app you’ll want to re-bundle the client side code.BenefitsTakes the actual client side Meteor code and injects it into your React Native app making sure you’re running exactly what’s on the Meteor server.Use the “real” packages coming from Meteor.DrawbacksPotential mismatch of code injected between what’s running on the Meteor server and what’s on your user’s app.Dependence on the DOM.

If you’ve spent any time looking into building an app with React Native and Meteor you’ve likely come across the package react-native-meteor. You may have also come across meteor-client-bundler which…
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Ionic 2 vs ReactNative vs NativeScript

Ionic 2 vs ReactNative vs NativeScript:  via @discoversdks #JavaScript #ReactJS

  • We have witnessed hybrid mobile application development frameworks that allow you to use the basic website languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript for developing mobile apps, and then we witnessed the native frameworks that not only allow you to use web tools for mobile development, but they also use the native API of Android or iOS (for UI and other functionalities) rather than imitating the native look!
  • We have seen several mobile development frameworks already, thanks to the speed it takes to develop new technologies from old technologies, we received the gold in the form of Ionic 2, React Native and NativeScript.
  • The interesting thing about hybrid apps is that they are hosted inside a native application which uses the WebView – which is kind of browser-less web pages loader, so you get access to mobile functionalities, such as, camera, contacts, gyroscope, etc. through website languages, like HTML, XML, CSS, etc.
  • WebView provides widgets that are different from browser web pages, and so all the web errors are ignored, because the purpose is to provide the HTML canvas for the app files to load onto it rather than the actual web pages functionalities and therefore the mobile applications are created just with the knowledge of website development.
  • This has a good effect on UX, as the user can have the similar experience of a native app, secondly, this is not a browser-based app like in PhoneGap/Cordova of Ionic, so the implementation is faster and runs quicker in mobile devices.

Ionic 2 vs React Native vs NativeScript – What to choose for mobile development – DiscoverSDK Blog
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