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Image Caching in React Native

Written by Dylan Vann

Image loading is an important job of many Native applications for iOS and Android. We want to load images as quickly as possible, and to load them only once. Image When writing apps with React Native you have access to the built-in Image component. Image usage: <Image source={{ uri: 'https://facebook.github.io/react/img/logo_og.png' }} /> React Native's Image component handles...

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Why Rangle Builds Native Mobile Apps Using JavaScript

Written by Kyle Gordon

With Ranglers setting up shop at Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona, it seems like a fitting opportunity to weigh in on a few questions we commonly hear: should brands develop mobile apps in Native code or a JavaScript framework and what implications does this have on business? When clients come to us looking for mobile app development, it’s our responsibility to educate...

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ReactEurope, 2016: The Year of React Native

Written by Douglas Riches

Paris 2016. This year ReactEurope wasn't dampened by the torrential rains that were flooding the Seine river. The mood was one of excitement from both attendees and speakers about the current state and future of the React development ecosystem. This year participants got glimpses into the future of Redux, utilizing Redux middleware to manage analytics, and optimizing performance in React applications. We heard talks on...

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React Native as an extension of hybrid app development

Written by Bertrand Karerangabo

While much has been made of React Native's native mobile app capabilities0, there has been relatively little attention paid to its web nature. It is the latter quality, however, that makes React Native such a great web and mobile development platform. React Native brings modern web techniques to mobile app development 1. This means that teams get to leverage common tooling and workflows, the best...

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Should I use React Native for Mobile Application Development?

Written by Bertrand Karerangabo

A Q&A with Senior Developer Bertrand Karerangabo React Native moves JavaScript mobile application development from being simply hybrid, towards a radical fusion of mobile native and hybrid JavaScript development. A powerful omnichannel strategy of learn once, apply everywhere, has made it the choice for many of our mobile apps. You can watch this webinar video to see why we think React Native is...

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