React Native over Native IOS or ANdroid

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In the recent years, React Native has been consistently gaining interest among various application engineers. There is also an exponential increase for creation of open source applications composed utilizing React Native. Facebook, the maintainer of the React Native, has made it generally simple for designers to learn and embrace React Native by acquiring their skill in already familiar JavaScript language. Engineers who are as of now experienced with Javascript will discover React Native is a blessing in disguise. Though it is still at the stage of infancy, it has already marked its presence in the market of application world where it is now being compared with android and native iOS application. There are few pros and cons associated with React Native but pros are certainly outlining the cons for mobile application development. The advantages of React native are:

React Native over Native IOS or ANdroid

Flexibility: The best advantage of React native is the flexibility it provides along with its enriched library. In case of existing app modification or augmentation of the existing app, then React native can be implemented at ease without any trouble. In case of native application, there are certain times, when the code need to be modified but there are challenges due to the complex overhauling process. In case of React Native, it is quite easy for the developers.

Fast creation: In this fast paced world, building the quality app is not the only important factor, but building it fast is also significant. React Native is an excellent platform to build application in a much faster rate compared to other platforms. Recompiling every time is a nightmare for the developers. In this, with Hot Reloading function, the code can be executed even at the stage of application. It saves huge amount of time for the developers who don’t need to waste their precious time on mere recompiling the code.

UI Experience: React Native has been built keeping in mind the nature of Mobile UI. React native is quite faster in the process compared to other JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS or MeteorJS due to its enriched JavaScript seamless interaction with native environment which makes it special and unique. Thus, it is fast and highly responsive. In this case, JavaScript acts as an enhanced library than a mere framework and results in quicker response and reduced load time than others.

Efficient Development Process: Though local application development is normally connected with ineffectiveness, less developer-oriented, and slow response timing, React Native is tied in with bringing the speed and agility of web application development at a fast rate.

React native is combined with Facebook's well known ReactJS UI library for web applications. React Native brings the majority of ReactJS's better application execution, DOM abstraction, and easy to follow programming strategies to the world of mobile app development.

Integration of 3rd Party Plugin: Third-party plugins remove the dependency on a WebView for specific functions. For instance, if we would like to add Google Maps functionality to the existing app, React Native enables the developer to link the plugin with a native module, so the map can work seamlessly with device-specific functionalities such as zoom, rotate, and the compass, in a fast loading speed and much reduced time. Even in the case of an old operating system, React Native lets the app work seamlessly.

Community Support: In recent time, it has gained massive popularity among the application developers and it has grown in a very high speed. It has got the backing of social media giant Facebook which is focused to enrich and enhance this platform. Many noteworthy apps have already been built by using the functionalities of React Native such as Skype, Instagram, Wal-Mart, Tesla and many more.

When it comes to the decision making, it depends on multiple perspectives. In case someone wants to dedicate time and energy completely for native experience, then he or she should go for native iOS or Android, but if the person wants to go for similar and even enhanced UI experience backed by top notch organizations and reduced loading time with less effort, then definitely React native is the preferred choice.

-Abhijit Chatterjee, A technology connoisseur and an enthusiast of breakthrough innovation.

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