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4 Way Technologies is one of the leading companies in React Native app development across the globe. Our highly skilled software developers are proficient in delivering powerful, robust, and feature-rich mobile apps for both the iOS and Android platforms using the react JS technology.
This blog deals with the knowledge of one of the best Cross-Platform frameworks – React Native used for developing robust mobile applications.
Let us together grab some knowledge about React Native.
Mobile phones are quickly becoming the half soul of many individuals throughout the last few years. When we talk about Android or iOS development, organizations or individuals often get confused between offering their customers a mobile app with intuitive User Interface (UI) and impeccable User Experience (UX) or applications which are compatible with several platforms and are faster to build in the first place. And hence, there comes the unsung hero – REACT Native Development in the app development process.
Let us take a look at the REACT Native Framework.
React Native is an open-source framework for mobile application development in addition to web application development as well. It was released by Facebook in March 2015. React Native is one of the widely used cross-platform mobile application development frameworks. It is used for Android, iOS, Web, and UWP(Universal Windows Platform).
React Native is React JS with Native platform capabilities. React Native is inspired by React, so the basic idea of the information flow is similar to it. It is easy to call native functions from React Native (Native modules).
As it is clear what React Native is and what are its two important components. Let’s move forward to the features.
It consists of Qt Port (although incomplete). For those who are not aware of Qt, it is a free and open-source widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces which is very helpful in the graphic designing of the applications. This is written in –
After discovering some benefits of React Native, let us make sure if we can use it in a project?
When it comes to developing an app for both Android and iOS, React Native is considered as one of the best tools available in the market. It has the capability to reduce the codebase by approximately 95%, thereby saving your money and time as well. Moreover, React Native has multiple open-source libraries of pre-built components that help you in further speeding up the process of app development.
React Native is an impeccable framework for mobile app development. It offers a slick, responsive, and smooth user interface, and simultaneously reduces the load time.
React Native also helps you in easily incorporating third-party APIs and plug-ins , including the payment systems and maps.
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