React Native Fiber — a starter kit focused on animations

  • React Native Fiber — a starter kit focused on animationsFiber is an iOS and Android React Native theme heavily focused on animations.
  • Inspired by Fiber from Framer.I’m a strong believer that premium starter kits written in React Native are the fastest way to bootstrap a new project that works on both iOS and Android.
  • Next, I really wanted to provide a kit that is heavily focused on React Native animations and implemented: Fiber.
  • This new starter kit is the implementation of the Fiber UI kit from Framer.Fiber has been written using es6 and flow annotations for type checking.
  • The visual design can easily be customized and all aspects of the app are implemented: from navigation to data management.

I’m a strong believer that premium starter kits written in React Native are the fastest way to bootstrap a new project that works on both iOS and Android. And I’ve always been looking to implement a…
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Building a React Native App in Two Days

  • The end result of those two days was Spookstrology, an astrology app built in React Native.
  • We chose this because it gave us the chance to get creative with the visual design and tackle design challenges than what we usually face in day-to-day client work while also being a fun and light-hearted project.
  • We could’ve easily made this a web app, but the challenge of shipping an iOS app in two days seemed more exciting.
  • It also allowed the designers, Cristina and Ali, to tackle the design implementation while Blake focused on integrating with APIs, laying out the foundation of the app, and fixing bugs.
  • We learned a lot about React Native, had fun, and even picked up some astrological insights along the way.

We built a React Native app in two days with spooky results.
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