Ionic vs React Native: Which One is Better?

Ionic vs React Native: Which One is Better?
#Ionic #React #ReactNative

  • The top two hybrid and native program creation frameworks are Ionic React Native respectively.
  • Among the greatest advantages of the React Native, Ionic, and other similar frameworks (for example, Xamarin) is the availability of such useful capacities as: – – – – The ability to make a developer’s working routine significantly more convenient.
  • However, one of the most recent innovations and advantages of the Ionic framework was the development of the so-called Ionic Native – a set of Cordova plugin TypeScript wrappers that smoothes the functioning of native elements and makes them launch change detection in Angular.
  • Read also: TOP 7 JavaScript Libraries That Worth Your Attention – – – – Ionic vs React Native – First and foremost, the differences between Ionic and RN lie in the fact that they propose dissimilar approaches towards the application development.
  • Unlike the Ionic framework, React Native lets you build a mobile application with the standard UI blocks.

In this article, we provide you with a quick overview of the React Native comparison with Ionic. Find here our personal verdict as for which platform to choose. Just keep in mind, that both platforms have numerous advantages to please you.
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Design Spin Builds a React Website with Cosmic JS – Hacker Noon

  • If this was a WordPress website the language we would be using on the server side would be PHP, but we would still be using JavaScript on the client side for any browser trickery such as the image sliders mentioned.
  • When you visit this website, the first page is delivered from the server then further page changes are handled client side.
  • Lighthouse is available within the Google Chrome browsers development tools, allowing you to quickly audit any of your web pages for Progressive Web Apps, Performance, Best Practices and Accessibility.
  • “I hope in the future that this new website will convince clients to avoid WordPress and use the fantastic Cosmic JS API to build apps and manage content.”
  • Carson Gibbons is the Co-Founder CMO of Cosmic JS, an API-first Cloud-based Content Management Platform that decouples content from code, allowing devs to build slick apps and websites in any programming language they want.

Design Spin is a boutique independent design and development shop in Norwich, England. Principal Jason Foster focuses on creating premium interactive experiences for clients through web and mobile…
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Source Soft Solutions — Planning to Get An App Built – Ionic V/S React…

Planning to Get An App Built – Ionic V/S React Native



#mobileapplicationdevelopment

  • Some of these companies have specific needs while pursuing application development such as building the cross-platform application, hybrid application or native application.
  • Hybrid VS. Native is a long-standing debate prevalent amongst companies looking for app development.
  • Some of the widely used hybrid application development frameworks include: Ionic, React Native, NativeScript, PhoneGap and Xamarin.
  • It is a classic hybrid development framework which allows web developers to build apps across all major platforms using a single code base.
  • If you have to develop an app in short time span which should have good performance and supports both Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and Native browser apps, then Ionic is the best suitable framework.

In the present time, more and more companies are putting in efforts to build their respective digital products. Some of these companies have specific needs while pursuing application development such as building the cross-platform application, hybrid application or native application.
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Want to Build Progressive Web Apps Based on WordPress and WooCommerce? Here’s How (w/ Code Examples)

How to Build Progressive Web Apps Based on WP and WooCommerce  #webdev #wordpress #reactjs

  • The render method just returns another custom component called  that receives the categories data and looks like this: – – The above component iterates over the list of categories that it receives as a prop and calls another custom component called to render a single category element.
  • First, we need to make the connection with Redux by wrapping our main app component into a global store: – – In this example, the global app store will contain a list of categories and a list of products, which are merged together using the method from Redux.
  • The reducer is just a function that listens to particular actions and changes a portion of the global state, in this case the list of products.
  • That’s because the product list component is directly linked to the global app state, also using Redux.
  • In this way, it can access the products data directly from the app store, iterate over the list of products and use a component to render a single product element.

Progressive Web Apps combine the best of the web and the best of apps. Here’s how to build them on WordPress and WooCommerce (code examples).
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React Native Beginners workshop

Do you know the React Native code conventions and tools that can accelerate development?

  • The Workshop focuses on how to build native iOS and android app using React Native such that it can easily be extended to any platform such as Windows Phone, Web, Desktop, Electron and even VR*.
  • In short, the workshop will focus on how to write/structure your React Native apps such that they share 80% of the source code (all the Business logic) across all platforms and only rewrite the view or layout layer (rest 20%) differently for different platforms.
  • We will do live setup of a single platform (iOS) React Native app and we will be adding each platform step by step extending out app to multiple platforms.
  • The talk will introduce code conventions and tools that can accelerate development with React Native.
  • The knowledge is based on the experience of working with React Native apps for around 1.5 years and helping clients launch their apps quicker than ever before.

Learn how to build native iOS and android app using React Native such that it can easily be extended to any platform such as Windows Phone, Web, Desktop, Electron and even VR*.
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React Progressive Web Apps — Part 1 – Progressive Web Apps – Medium

#ReactJS Progressive #Web Apps:  by @GethylK #JavaScript

  • How to create your first PWA app and/or convert your existing app into PWA.In this example I created new React app with PWA in mind, but the idea should be quite similar if you have to convert your existing app into PWA.You need to understand the lifecycle of a SW, which…
  • Here is the code snippet from index.htmlRegister SW if browser supportsIf the above registration step was successful, then the SW file will be downloaded.
  • Well that is because SW can intercept the fetch event, and this will help if you want to cache something from the network.Updating Cache / Making network calls — Fetch eventSW listens to fetch event, and in our example since we handle only the basic case of caching only the static files,…
  • Adding your app to the Home Screen.Perfect!Step 1 above showed you the importance of SW and how it helps to make your app to be offline first.Step 2, tells you how you can run it from your virtual device.And now let us make it feel a bit more like an app,…
  • I would highly recommend you to use it to generate a report of you webpage.Here is an example of this github example.Webpack run on dev mode yarn startWebpack dev server with prod build yarn start:PRODWhen I first ran the report, the scores where much worse, and I went through the suggestions…

Progressive Web Apps(PWA) are gaining a lot of popularity these day, and with one of the updates this year (2017), the Create React App creates your project by default as PWA. If you haven’t heard of…
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ReactJS Bangalore (Bangalore)

This month's event is inspired by the docs!

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  • ReactJS is a javascript library for building user interfaces.
  • It is one of the best libraries to build modern web applications.
  • Join Us, If you like to learn more about reactjs and share your knowledge with other members of this group.
  • You can also join our  facebook group to chat with other members – – You can also join us on slack for active discussions on topics related to react

ReactJS is a javascript library for building user interfaces. It is incredibly powerful and easy to learn. It is one of the best libraries to build modern
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React Progressive Web Apps — Part 1 – Progressive Web Apps – Medium

#ReactJS Progressive #Web Apps:  by @GethylK #JavaScript

  • How to create your first PWA app and/or convert your existing app into PWA.In this example I created new React app with PWA in mind, but the idea should be quite similar if you have to convert your existing app into PWA.You need to understand the lifecycle of a SW, which are listed below, and you can read more about it in this link.Register the Service Worker(SW)If a browser supports SW, then the service worker will be registered.
  • Here is the code snippet from index.htmlRegister SW if browser supportsIf the above registration step was successful, then the SW file will be downloaded.
  • Well that is because SW can intercept the fetch event, and this will help if you want to cache something from the network.Updating Cache / Making network calls — Fetch eventSW listens to fetch event, and in our example since we handle only the basic case of caching only the static files, you can see below, when there is a fetch event within the SW’s scope (Refer the registration step to see the scope),it is intercepted, and we checked if request has a response already in the cache, then we return the response from cache.
  • Adding your app to the Home Screen.Perfect!Step 1 above showed you the importance of SW and how it helps to make your app to be offline first.Step 2, tells you how you can run it from your virtual device.And now let us make it feel a bit more like an app, but letting you add this to your homepage, so that you can launch it anytime later without the need to remember the url or bookmark it.This is where you need to under about web manifest json file, which was one of the topic I mentioned would be good to know.
  • I would highly recommend you to use it to generate a report of you webpage.Here is an example of this github example.Webpack run on dev mode yarn startWebpack dev server with prod build yarn start:PRODWhen I first ran the report, the scores where much worse, and I went through the suggestions provided against the areas the app scored bad and did some fine tuning.

Progressive Web Apps(PWA) are gaining a lot of popularity these day, and with one of the updates this year (2017), the Create React App creates your project by default as PWA. If you haven’t heard of…
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React Progressive Web Apps — Part 1 – Progressive Web Apps – Medium

Make Progressive Web Apps with #ReactJS:

  • How to create your first PWA app and/or convert your existing app into PWA.In this example I created new React app with PWA in mind, but the idea should be quite similar if you have to convert your existing app into PWA.You need to understand the lifecycle of a SW, which are listed below, and you can read more about it in this link.Register the Service Worker(SW)If a browser supports SW, then the service worker will be registered.
  • Here is the code snippet from index.htmlRegister SW if browser supportsIf the above registration step was successful, then the SW file will be downloaded.
  • Well that is because SW can intercept the fetch event, and this will help if you want to cache something from the network.Updating Cache / Making network calls — Fetch eventSW listens to fetch event, and in our example since we handle only the basic case of caching only the static files, you can see below, when there is a fetch event within the SW’s scope (Refer the registration step to see the scope),it is intercepted, and we checked if request has a response already in the cache, then we return the response from cache.
  • Adding your app to the Home Screen.Perfect!Step 1 above showed you the importance of SW and how it helps to make your app to be offline first.Step 2, tells you how you can run it from your virtual device.And now let us make it feel a bit more like an app, but letting you add this to your homepage, so that you can launch it anytime later without the need to remember the url or bookmark it.This is where you need to under about web manifest json file, which was one of the topic I mentioned would be good to know.
  • I would highly recommend you to use it to generate a report of you webpage.Here is an example of this github example.Webpack run on dev mode yarn startWebpack dev server with prod build yarn start:PRODWhen I first ran the report, the scores where much worse, and I went through the suggestions provided against the areas the app scored bad and did some fine tuning.

Progressive Web Apps(PWA) are gaining a lot of popularity these day, and with one of the updates this year (2017), the Create React App creates your project by default as PWA. If you haven’t heard of…
Continue reading “React Progressive Web Apps — Part 1 – Progressive Web Apps – Medium”

Progressive Web Apps, let your users know you care about them

  • Note: Progressive Web Apps are best experienced in Google Chrome on an Android device.
  • As Google states, a Progressive Web App has to be:

    If you want to build a new Progressive Web App from scratch, you have a few ways to get started.

  • To explore other ways to create a Progressive Web App, Addy Osmani from Google has created HNPWA, where you will find a lot of examples and code bases.
  • Install the Lighthouse extension for Google Chrome, and run it on the page that serves your newly created Progressive Web App.
  • Since coining the term Progressive Web Apps, Google has done a lot of collaborations with big companies to discover the real power of the philosophy and practices that come with it.

What are progressive web apps? Why should I use them?
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