- Converting a React App to React NativeI have been working on a lot of mobile projects lately — including Cordova, PhoneGap, React Native, some Ionic and Swift — but I have to say, React Native is by far the best experience in mobile development I have had so far.
- It shares the same workflow as a React application for the web which is pretty easy to reason about and find where things are quickly.Now I am building an app to gamify recycling in Indiana.
- Since the web app is in React, I figured it would be easier to build the Native version in iOS and Android at the same time using React Native.Here are some mockups to give you an idea.
- (I changed the menu from the right side to the left side after this)Setting Up the React Native AppWhere React Native outdoes React is on it’s simple set up for apps.
- That was pretty quick and easy —I just installed a few modules and wrote a minimal amount of code.List ViewsMost of the components I made I was able to copy from my web app and just update the UI.For this app, I have an ever-growing array of various characters that I wanted to display in a scrollable list on mobile.
I have been working on a lot of mobile projects lately — including Cordova, PhoneGap, React Native, some Ionic and Swift — but I have to say, React Native is by far the best experience in mobile…
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