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3 Big Benefits Of React Native Development

If you’re considering taking on a new mobile project, use React Native — you won’t regret it. 3 Big React Native advantages are stated below:

1. BIG TECH GIANTS ARE USING REACT NATIVE

Let me brief you with the “Migration To React Native: Case Studies From reputed and know companies”; how did Walmart, Bloomberg, Airbnb, and other big companies utilize React Native for their advantages.

Below stated are the basic benefits Walmart’s developers (Matt Bresnan, M.K. Safi, Sanket Patel, and Keerti) observed with react native in their product:

Productivity:

  • 95% of the codebase is shared between iOS and Android;
  • No knowledge sharing required, as each feature is implemented by a single team;

Code Sharing:

  • Front-end/Presentation code can be shared between iOS and Android;
  • Business logic can be shared with Web applications as well;
  • Lots of code re-usability between platforms.

App-store approval:

  • No need to go through the app store approval process. You can host the bundle on your own server and do over-the-air updates.

Time-to-market:

  • Very fast;
  • You have control over the release dates;
  • Both platforms can be released on the same day and time.

Performance:

  • React Native provides the nearly identical performance to native.

Animations:

  • React Native provides extremely smooth animations because the code is converted to native views before rendering.

UX:

  • You can have platform-specific UI design;

Automation:

  • Same automation suite can run on both iOS and Android.

2. MOST POPULAR PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD

React Native is written in JavaScript. For 5 years in a row, JS is the most widely used as a global programming language, according to the Stack Overflow Developers Survey in 2017 (36,625 responses are primarily from the USA).

3. MOST POPULAR CROSS-PLATFORM FRAMEWORK FOR MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

Developer experience is awesome. React developers getting pretty fast feedback during the development process rather than compared to traditional approaches because they don’t have to restart their packager to see all little changes during development. With React Native, a mobile app can be developed for Android and iOS both as well.

*Bottom Line*

These benefits and drawbacks are worth considering before kicking off with React Native. To get a full spectrum of the framework, you can go through react native development guide.

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