December 08, 2020
In times where there are multiple technologies like React Native and flutter, we often tend throw the word cross platform app loosely. I saw many react native applications that have been said to be cross platform until you start looking at the amount of platform specific codebase been written -
Dropping some native code in React Native codebase brings multiple complexities -
Yes we talked about what’s the right way to do but now let’s talk what’s practical.
Start of your green field app in expo cause it allows you to build app and test it on real device simultaneously. So no surprises of moving the app from emulator to real device. You loose this cool feature the moment you add native code since native code doesn’t compiles in run time.
Absolutely 🙂, I have been building a commercial B2B SaaS mobile app following the same development model. As a developer choose the easier path cause even that often ends up being lot more harder than you thought.
Harsh Vardhan is a React Native consultant aiming to streamline and accelerate your React Native App development.