Kotlin vs. React Native: Which Is Better?

Kotlin vs. React Native: Which Is Better?

  • Kotlin, a programming language, pitched against React Native, a JavaScript library – let’s see what sticks and what slips.
  • Same app quality: This might not mean anything to some of you, but apps developed in React Native vs. apps developed in Kotlin feel the same.
  • If you compare an optimized Kotlin app with a React Native app, React Native will fall behind.
  • If your developer does not have apt knowledge about the native language (iOS or Android), which is something (he/she) was probably avoiding in the first place by choosing React Native, this will be a major problem.
  • Using React Native for its intended tasks performs quite well – but I think, this JavaScript library, with all its goods and glory, cannot outweigh Kotlin as a language.

This post covers the basics of the Kotlin programming language and compares it to the React Native JavaScript library for mobile application development.
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Mike Grabowski: Compared to its alternatives, React is what makes React Native shine

.@grabbou: Compared to its alternatives, #ReactJS is what makes React Native shine

  • We have special weekly meetings of every open source project team which makes it easy to join any time.
  • We plan to make it public at some point, so that it’s not only transparent for folks what we are up to, but also easy to join and help us deliver for better tomorrow.Does the focus on modern technology stack help Callstack acquire more clients?It is just one of the…
  • What they are looking for is to solve specific problems that they have, and right now, the best answer to this problem is: Use React Native.What’s the best use case for choosing React Native over fully native applications?If you have an app that’s already written in React and looking into…
  • There are hundreds of other, perfectly legitimate use cases, to go with React Native.Have you experienced React license issues bothering your clients?No.What do you think is the future web and mobile development?That really depends on vendors.
  • I am paying attention to the way Kotlin evolves on other platforms as well as Flutter, that unlike React Native, uses its own rendering engine and compiles ahead of time.Are you excited about speaking at React Day Berlin?Yeah, totally!

Because Mike is going to speak about animation in React Native at React Day Berlin on December 2, we asked him a couple of questions about his experience with the technology and his current position…
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Mike Grabowski: Compared to its alternatives, React is what makes React Native shine

.@Grabbou: Compared to its alternatives, #ReactJS is what makes React Native shine

  • We have special weekly meetings of every open source project team which makes it easy to join any time.
  • We plan to make it public at some point, so that it’s not only transparent for folks what we are up to, but also easy to join and help us deliver for better tomorrow.Does the focus on modern technology stack help Callstack acquire more clients?It is just one of the…
  • What they are looking for is to solve specific problems that they have, and right now, the best answer to this problem is: Use React Native.What’s the best use case for choosing React Native over fully native applications?If you have an app that’s already written in React and looking into…
  • There are hundreds of other, perfectly legitimate use cases, to go with React Native.Have you experienced React license issues bothering your clients?No.What do you think is the future web and mobile development?That really depends on vendors.
  • I am paying attention to the way Kotlin evolves on other platforms as well as Flutter, that unlike React Native, uses its own rendering engine and compiles ahead of time.Are you excited about speaking at React Day Berlin?Yeah, totally!

Because Mike is going to speak about animation in React Native at React Day Berlin on December 2, we asked him a couple of questions about his experience with the technology and his current position…
Continue reading “Mike Grabowski: Compared to its alternatives, React is what makes React Native shine”