We built our entire startup on React Native and this is what we found out

We built our entire startup on #ReactNative and this is what we found out:  #developer

  • However with the Android market share being pretty high, we had to make sure our app worked on both Android and iOS.
  • We wanted the iOS app to look and feel native.That’s where React Native came into the picture.
  • Could React Native pull this off and still look native?A few months down the line, with our iOS and Android app on the respective stores, I can tell you the journey was nothing but spectacular.
  • But hey, if we could go from an iOS app to fully functional Android app in 2 days, can it really get any better?Honestly I have never written an app for iOS on objective C that didn’t crash during beta testing a few times.
  • And to my amazement, our React Native app on iOS is yet to crash even once during production run.

At Genie! we like to spend most of our time giving our users the best experience to send and receive gifts. However I only had expertise writing apps for iOS and not Android. When we first decided to…
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Meet our team 🙋 – React Day Berlin – Medium

Many of you wanted to get a look behind the scenes of #ReactDayBerlin:  #ReactJS

  • Meet our team 🙋Many of you wanted to get a look behind the scenes of React Day Berlin.
  • Here it is!Every event requires an immense amount of work — things need to be delivered, deadlines come, go, and often change, questions pop up on every platform 24/7 — and there have to be people driven enough to manage all of it.React Day Berlin wouldn’t be possible without an awesome team, and it’s time…
  • I’m a habitual traveller and most of the time you can probably find me roaming medieval fortresses and answering emails simultaneously!”Add Valentina on LinkedIn

Every event requires an immense amount of work — things need to be delivered, deadlines come, go, and often change, questions pop up on every platform 24/7 — and there have to be people driven enough…
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React Native- The Future of Hybrid Mobile Apps development by Alesia Nik

React Native- The Future of Hybrid Mobile Apps development

#mobileapp #appdev #tech #hybrid

  • And now, after the development of React native- the latest framework for hybrid mobile apps development, this is going to be even much better.
  • The Facebook’s React Native is a JavaScript framework for writing real, natively rendering mobile apps for both iOS and Android platforms.
  • Mobile applications development with React Native is beneficial since the developers can push the updates to the users phone without having to go through the app store update cycle, thanks to the extensive use of Javascript.
  • React Native covers renowned UI library of Facebook, ReactJS for web applications and carries DOM abstractions, make the programming for hybrid mobile apps development easier and effective, serving user with higher performance.
  • The Bottom line is that the React Native has taken the hybrid mobile applications development process to the next level.

With the increasing competition in the market, companies are looking forward to address a larger group of users and the best way of this is developing a hybrid mobile app. The hybrid mobile apps are p…
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Install React Native Without Android Studio – SkyshiDigital – Medium

Install React Native Without Android Studio  #android #reactnative #reactjs #reactjs

  • Install React Native Without Android StudioSo you just started to develop react native, you follow the getting started guide, it required you to install Android studio and you was like ಠ_ಠ.
  • As you may know, android studio is full featured Java android development IDE, you probably would not use that (except if you want to develop native modules).
  • This article will guide you to install android sdk without android studio, forget the gui, we will use cli like a real programmer.Prerequisite:java jdk 8nodejs react-native-cliAndroid phone (Creating Android Virtual Device is not discussed in this guide)Step 1.
  • Download Android SDK onlyOpen scroll to the bottom in the “Get just the command line tools” section.
  • At the getting started guide, react native required:Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) SDK (platform 23)Android build tool 23.0.1Google “platforms;android-23” “build-tools;23.0.1” will be asked for confirmation, type “y” then enter.Step 3.

So you just started to develop react native, you follow the getting started guide, it required you to install Android studio and you was like ಠ_ಠ. As you may know, android studio is full featured…
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CRAFT: Create React App From Template – Stoyan Stefanov – Medium

CRAFT: Create React App From Template @stoyanstefanov  #JavaScript #Reactjs #WebDev

  • CRAFT: Create React App From Template
  • CRAFT needs a ZIP file that contains the template.
  • Let’s generate a new app using the FAIL template.
  • Create some templates, make your life easier.
  • File API Input Layer (FAIL) is a template I created for myself.

CRAFT (Create React App From Template) is a command-line utility that helps you get started with your new React app using a starting point of your liking: one you created yourself or maybe one…
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React Native animations revisited — Part I – Blog @ Callstack.io

#ReactJS Native animations revisited — Part I:  by @michal_chudziak #JavaScript

  • The function takes one argument which is config object.
  • { duration: 700 , create: { type: ‘linear’, property: ‘opacity’, }, update: { type: ‘spring’, springDamping: 0.4 , property: ‘scaleXY’, }, delete: { type: ‘linear’, property: ‘opacity’, }, }
  • You customize things like duration, or differences between create and update animations within your config object.
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  • It allows us to customize duration, and behaviour of create, update, and delete animations.

Almost every modern app contains dynamic UI elements. When it comes to animating React Native components, platform gives us many useful APIs. Animations are something what can be quite confusing for…
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React enables use of code from WordPress in other Open Source projects

  • React enables use of code from WordPress in other Open Source projects
  • WordPress Calypso is a shell for WordPress, that uses the REST APIs to communicate to the WordPress.com backend.
  • WordPress is a hugely popular Open Source.
  • Some sources claim a whopping 25% of all web sites are powered by WordPress.
  • With the WordPress Calypso project being Open Source, the component based architecture allows use of WordPress components outside of WordPress.

WordPress is a hugely popular Open Source. The blogging platform turned content management system runs a large portion of the web. Some sources claim a whopping 25% of all web sites are powered by WordPress. But it has had limited effect on other open source projects.
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