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Technical Intro to React Native

Pros and cons and everything in between.

Teju Prasad

Teju Prasad

Built by Facebook, React Native’s big selling point for developers is the ability to simultaneously build mobile applications for both Android and iOS. The JavaScript framework offers an easy path for web developers who want to get their feet wet with mobile development, allowing them to reuse code from the web for mobile.

In this short 20-minute technical overview, Small Planet developer Teju Prasad covers the basics for this cross-platform engine and its potential benefits for startups and businesses looking for ways to streamline the development process. Teju delves into React Native’s overall workflow, basic building blocks, component types, and styling. He also talks through state management, integrating third party libraries, server side hosting, performance testing, and weighs the overall pros and cons.

 

 

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