React Native – open source mobile application framework

React Native brings React’s declarative UI framework to iOS and Android. With React Native, you use native UI controls and have full access to the native platform.

React Native is used in thousands of apps.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Declarative. React makes it painless to create interactive UIs. Declarative views make your code more predictable and easier to debug.
  • Provides a core set of platform agnostic native components like View, Text, and Image that map directly to the platform’s native UI building blocks.
  • Component-Based. Build encapsulated components that manage their state, then compose them to make complex UIs.
  • Wrap existing native code and interact with native APIs via React’s declarative UI paradigm and JavaScript
  • Developer Velocity. See local changes in seconds. Changes to JavaScript code can be live reloaded without rebuilding the native app. No more waiting for native builds to finish. Save, see, repeat.
  • Portability. Reuse code across iOS, Android, and other platforms. Create platform-specific versions of components so a single codebase can share code across platforms. With React Native, one team can maintain two platforms and share a common technology—React.
  • Combines the best parts of native development with React, a best-in-class JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

Website: reactnative.dev
Support: Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Facebook and contributors
License: MIT License

React Native is written in JavaScript, Java, C++, Objective-C, Objective-C++, and Python. Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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