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Why you should develop mobile apps with React Native

There are a lot of unique benefits that we can get from React Native while developing a mobile app

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In today’s digital age, we all seek quick information. Thus almost all businesses are trying to provide their users with a better mobile experience.

Several mobile application development frameworks are available in the market, and one is React Native. As per the market trends, React Native is considered one of the most desired mobile app development languages.

Businesses use React Native for application development for both Android and iOS smartphones.

Some of the main advantages of React Native are the reduction of time and cost that are accomplished by using the same code on both platforms.

React Native- an overview

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Reactive Native, which Facebook created, is an open-source framework. This framework uses JavaScript as the core programming language with a set of declarative programming paradigms for building native mobile applications.

React native merges the best parts of native development and React, a top-level JavaScript library for creating great user interfaces.

While using JavaScript as the programming language not only does it reduce the development time but also improves the performance of cross-platform applications.

 Typically for app building in iOS, we use Swift/Objective C, and for Android applications, we use Java.

React Native will help us to avoid these requirements and give us the scope to create fully functional applications on both iOS and Android platforms with a single code base in much less time.

Moreover, this also helps businesses avoid hiring two teams of developers to maintain two different code bases.

Advantages of React Native app development

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Below are the advantages of using React Native for developing mobile applications:

Code reusability – reduces time and saves money

When developers use React Native, they do not have to create different codes for Android or iOS platforms because both platforms use JavaScript.

Significantly, the capability of reusing code increases efficiency and delivers faster development results, reducing the cost.

Moreover, the application development process speeds up considerably because of the existing open-source libraries, which include user interface (UI) ones.

If a company or web development business application is built using React Native, some codes can be reused for creating their mobile application.

Quick changes through hot and live reloading

The React Native mobile application development has hot and live reloading features. This feature allows the developers to work with situations of code change in real-time and make relevant fixes while the application is loading.

Furthermore, the presence of the live feature can reload the entire application automatically after any changes. On the other hand, the hot reloading feature only reloads the specific area where the change occurred.

Ultimately, this helps the development and testing process to be more straightforward. Additionally, this makes the application development process more efficient, faster, and intuitive.

Coding in a JavaScript

When companies develop a mobile application using React Native, they won’t need developers to learn other programming languages if they are familiar with JavaScript.

Also, if the developers have knowledge of JavaScript or React, React Native is easy for them to learn. Although, the developers are required to know which mobile components match the web components.

Apps are stable and high performing

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A simplified binding strategy is implemented in React Native for its codebase. Thus to change one particular object, one has to modify its state before applying updates.

On top of that, this helps the developer to develop a more reliable and stable app than any other cross-platform development method to achieve a better mobile experience.

To conclude

There are a lot of unique benefits that we can get from React Native while developing a mobile app. For example, it is faster to build a mobile app and gives us the experience of a native application without creating one.

Nevertheless, the choice of technology entirely depends on the business requirement, which varies from one person to the other.

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