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How To Build Native iOS apps with JavaScript?!

Facebook finally announced that React Native Library is now available for all on GitHub.


As per Facebook Definition: “React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native”

Here’s the introduction video for all of you who missed it.

So NO, it is NOT ONLY about writing native apps with JavaScript or an easy way into iOS development; it is very much about “a simple and easy interface for the programmer, and a performant experience for the user” e.g. Live reloading of an application in the simulator without recompiling.. And doing the latter while providing the ability to manage your application Efficiently at scale. React Native is all of that!

Here is a cool video showcasing react coding examples and performance.

React Native is available free today on GitHub. Currently it works for iOS only but Android support is expected later this year. Check it out and let us know your thoughts.


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