7 Reasons Why React Native Is the Right Choice for Mobile App Development

7 Reasons Why #reactnative Is the Right Choice for Mobile App Development  #reactjs

  • 7 Reasons Why React Native Is the Right Choice for Mobile App DevelopmentJavaScript libraries are the boon companions of developers.
  • This new technology uses JavaScript and XML-esque markup, known as JSX to develop mobile application interface.Currently, React Native development offers support for Android and iOS platforms, which indeed covers over 95% of the mobile app world.
  • For example: When developing native iOS app, you cannot send a SMS directly by using the platform API, until the native platform SMS application is launched to the user.
  • Native Code is Welcome, AnytimeWhen building an app with React Native, it is easy and possible to combine with the components that are written in Java, Swift, Objective-C, .NET, or any other programming language.
  • So, for example: If you are familiar with developer tools for Chrome or Safari, the same can be utilized for mobile development.The option to integrate third party plugin means there is less reliance up on the web-view for some crucial functionalities to be embedded to the app.The API functionality can…

JavaScript libraries are the boon companions of developers. From server-side programs to web page control, they have done an accomplished job for the web world. And to add magic to it, Jordan Walke…
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Good Practices: Why you should use JavaScript whenever possible with React Native

Good Practices: Why you should use #JavaScript whenever possible with #ReactNative

  • Yet many people who are convinced about the benefits of using React Native for a project are not always persuaded that they should attempt to write as much of their app as possible in JS.If it were implemented in JS, it would be cross-platform by default.
  • It would allow you to ship updates for this feature over the air, to include less native code that could potentially break when the React Native’s native APIs change (much more common than breaking API changes in JS), and many other benefits that we’re all very familiar with.
  • This would slow down development of your personal project slightly, but you’d be giving back in a big way to the community and improving React Native for everybody, and the next time you need a custom spinner you can write it in JS.react-native-fetch-blob is a library that is a somewhat faithful polyfill of the browser’s Blob API.
  • So when people come up with one-off native solutions, I completely empathize with the need to ship something, but at the same time feel sad that the development time isn’t directed instead towards improving the core or a generalized solution.How you can make the React Native community betterIf your company benefits from using React Native, you could hire acontractor to generalize the implementation for you and ship it upstream.
  • We also recently worked with Satyajit, Mike to polish up some existing work on a Blob API for React Native and get it upstream, which will make the experience of uploading files through Firebase (and a bunch of other things) more pleasant out of the box.Next time you consider reaching for native code to solve a problem in React Native, think about what exactly is preventing you from doing it in JS.

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Reactive Core architecture for React Native and React applications – KuraLabs Engineering

Reactive Core architecture for React Native and #ReactJS applications:  #JavaScript

  • Reactive Core architecture for React Native and React applicationsWhen it comes to develop an application that needs a mobile app and a web app, there is always a struggle in the matter of what is the right approach to take.
  • Nevertheless, even though these frameworks solve code reuse between mobile platforms the problem to reuse functionality with a web application remains.This article proposes an architecture “Reactive Core Architecture” that allows to have just one code base for the logic and keep the native UI and the web UI separated, maximizing code reuse and maintaining consistency across platforms.Some of the advantages are consistency, code maintainability, testing gets easier and performance is high.
  • React Native is used for the mobile application and React is used for the web application.Redux “is a predictable state container for JavaScript apps”, that means the whole state of the application is stored in an object tree.
  • Code reuse is done via this module.The mobile app: Implemented as a standard React Native application, using containers and components.The web application: Implemented as a standard React application, using containers and components.Each module will live in its own repository, with the core as a git submodule in both applications.Let’s take a look to the architecture diagram:Consists on a basic Redux structure, meaning you have a folder for the actions and a folder for the reducers.root├── actions└── reducersThis is the most important module to make the Reactive Core Architecture possible.
  • Since each reducer handles an specific part of the application state, it makes easier for the core module to scale for larger and more complex applications.The mobile app and the web app.Both the React Native app and the React app, use components and containers concepts.

When it comes to develop an application that needs a mobile app and a web app, there is always a struggle in the matter of what is the right approach to take. You can build a web app and a native…
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React Native — first impressions – Real Life Programming – Medium

React Native — first impressions  #react #softwaredevelopment #reactnative #reactjs

  • Right now QuotesKeeper is already in AppStore and we’ll be posting updated thoughts about React Native soon.Some time ago at DayOne.pl we started a project to build 3 apps with 3 devs in 30 days — the one month project.
  • Most of the knowledge you have about components, lifecycle, state, props, mixins, etc. can be used in your React Native project.
  • Just like you would do in regular React app.There are plenty of libraries ready to be used by your project if any native component is missing.
  • Also built-in React Native list component start scrolling very slow when you have so many elements.
  • You really need to test things out if you plan to work on large datasets.SummaryTo sum things up — would I use React Native in my next project?

First thoughts about React Native after more than a month of iOS app development. Good and bad sides of building your app with React Native.
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Exponent SDK v13.0.0 is now available – The Exponent Log

Exponent SDK v13.0.0 is now available  #reactnative #react #reactjs

  • 0.40.0 was a painful update for people who use React Native without Exponent because of a bunch of breaking changes on the native side, but with Exponent it’s easy because we took care of all of that for you 🙂
  • Pass over the list of Breaking changes above to see if your app is impacted, and fix them if so.
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  • You no longer need to upload the images to a server of your own, instead you can specify the path within your project for loading.icon , loading.backgroundImage , notification.icon , and just icon , and Exponent will upload the images to a CDN for you.

Exponent SDK 13.0.0 is based on the recently released React Native
0.40.0 (“December”). This is a jump of 3 versions of React Native; Exponent
SDK 12.0.0 was based off of 0.37.0. See the release…
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Good Practices: Why you should use JavaScript whenever possible with React Native

  • It would be easier for the React Native community, who usually aren’t particularly experienced with ObjC or UIKit, to remix the code and create their own transitions.
  • react-native-example-library is adding native code to your iOS and Android projects.
  • Next time you consider reaching for native code to solve a problem in React Native, think about what exactly is preventing you from doing it in JS. Please remember that upstream improvements will pay long-term dividends for yourself and our community.
  • Many people who are convinced about the benefits of using React Native for a project are not always persuaded that they should attempt to write as much of their app as possible in JS.
  • If your company benefits from using React Native, you could hire a contractor to generalize the implementation for you and ship it upstream.

When does it make sense to drop down to native, and when should you stay in JavaScript? I believe the decision isn’t as simple as a one-off technical decision of what is easier to do in the moment …
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Mobile Metamorphosis

#ReactJS Native re-defines mobile development for companies and consultancies alike:

  • The proliferation of native applications has returned us to a world similar to pre-web times.
  • The threat is particularly pertinent when building native mobile applications.
  • “Designing, building and managing native applications across multiple devices is extremely slow and expensive.”
  • Facebook is building more and more of its own native applications in React Native.
  • In a world where consumer demand changes as fast as the direction of the wind, building native applications for proprietary platforms is now too expensive and too slow to deliver a great customer experience.

SoDA serves as a network and voice for entrepreneurs and innovators around the globe who are creating the future of marketing and digital experiences.
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Jeff Meyerson’s answer to What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? – ReactJS News – AngularJS News – AngularJS News – AngularJS News – ReactJS News

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  • Facebook wants mobile developers to be able to ship their native apps continuously, just like web developers can.
  • After building a web app in React.js, a developer who wants to port to native iOS or Android needs to rewrite some code, but code reuse is frequently in the ballpark of 60-80%.
  • iOS and Android engineers have to recompile their entire app to see any changes.
  • Both the virtual DOM and Relay allow React developers to explicitly state the needs of their components, without having to try and be minimal for performance reasons.
  • Today, React is the common ground between iOS, Android, and web developers.

Web development has become much easier over the last few years. Will this also happen for native mobile development? How much will iOS and Android converge? Is React Native going to go anywhere? @ReactiveConf: What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #ReactJS
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Jeff Meyerson’s answer to What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? – ReactJS News – AngularJS News – AngularJS News – ReactJS News

Top Building angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years?  #reactjs

  • Facebook wants mobile developers to be able to ship their native apps continuously, just like web developers can.
  • After building a web app in React.js, a developer who wants to port to native iOS or Android needs to rewrite some code, but code reuse is frequently in the ballpark of 60-80%.
  • iOS and Android engineers have to recompile their entire app to see any changes.
  • Both the virtual DOM and Relay allow React developers to explicitly state the needs of their components, without having to try and be minimal for performance reasons.
  • Today, React is the common ground between iOS, Android, and web developers.

Web development has become much easier over the last few years. Will this also happen for native mobile development? How much will iOS and Android converge? Is React Native going to go anywhere? @ReactiveConf: What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #ReactJS
@ReactJS_News: #angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #Applications
@AngularJS_News: Top #Building angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #ReactJS
@AngularJS_News: Top Building angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #GraphQL

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Jeff Meyerson’s answer to What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? – ReactJS News – AngularJS News – AngularJS News – AngularJS News

#reactjs Top Building angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years?

  • Facebook wants mobile developers to be able to ship their native apps continuously, just like web developers can.
  • After building a web app in React.js, a developer who wants to port to native iOS or Android needs to rewrite some code, but code reuse is frequently in the ballpark of 60-80%.
  • Both the virtual DOM and Relay allow React developers to explicitly state the needs of their components, without having to try and be minimal for performance reasons.
  • iOS and Android engineers have to recompile their entire app to see any changes.
  • Today, React is the common ground between iOS, Android, and web developers.

Web development has become much easier over the last few years. Will this also happen for native mobile development? How much will iOS and Android converge? Is React Native going to go anywhere? @ReactiveConf: What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #ReactJS
@ReactJS_News: #angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #Applications
@AngularJS_News: Top #Building angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #ReactJS
@AngularJS_News: Top Building angularjs What is mobile development going to look like in 2-5 years? #GraphQL

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