Why you should use React Native on your next cross-platform application.

Why you should use #reactnative on your next cross-platform application.  #redux

  • The cross platform development allows an app to have same features and functionality on multiple platforms and thus can be termed as the need of the hour.React Native is a JavaScript Framework, introduced by Facebook, for writing such cross platform applications.
  • Thus, apps written in React Native are needed to be built once and deployed on both iOS and Android.The State Store: ReduxRedux is one of the major benefits of React Native.
  • The development is fast, and the resulting applications are smooth in iOS and Android with 80% shared code.You can also update the already deployed applications in real time with tools like CodePush, which is not possible with native apps.Familiar territory for Web DevsFor Web developers, the transition from web to mobile…
  • As React Native is a JavaScript Framework, Web Developers can easily build mobile applications with it.
  • They will enjoy a steep learning curve with React Native thanks to their familiarity with JavaScript.Look and FeelReact Native gives a consistent and native look-and-feel to the apps i.e. the User Interface of a react native app is not any different for Android and iOS from the native platform apps.Use Native APISCoding…

With constant evolution and awe-inspiring innovations in technology, the world of mobile apps is not an exception either and is tremendously changing as well. The boom in the number of smartphone…
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Walmart Open Sources Tool for Over-the-Air React Native Updates — ADTmag

Walmart Open Sources Tool for Over-the-Air React Native Updates   #reactNative

  • WalmartLabs also created Electrode OTA Desktop, a cross-platform app based on the open source Electron framework (not to be confused with Electrode) for easier multiple deployments.
  • With a new open source tool from WalmartLabs, mobile developers using React Native can now bypass Apple’s App Store and do direct over-the-air updates.
  • In the process, the team developed its own homegrown tool for pushing updates directly to apps, and last week open sourced it as Electrode Over The Air (Electrode OTA).
  • (While Electrode OTA works for Android apps also, the WalmartLabs team focuses more on iOS in its blog post and much of its other documentation.)
  • Electrode OTA works with the open source CodePush project developed by Microsoft, which facilitates over-the-air updates for apps built with React Native or Cordova, a cross-platform technology.

With a new open source tool from WalmartLabs, mobile developers using React Native can now bypass Apple’s App Store and do direct over-the-air updates.
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