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Using React Native to Build GitPoint

Written by Houssein Djirdeh

If you’ve been involved in mobile development in any way in the past few years, you may have heard of React Native - a framework that lets you build native mobile applications using only JavaScript and React. A significant number of developers use GitHub as their primary development platform to host their repositories, manage their projects and collaborate with different teams. Although the website...

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Here's why you want to use React VR

Written by Varun Vachhar

Virtual reality is exploding. Brands now have increasing options to create virtual reality experiences for customers, one of which is React VR. React VR’s value proposition is very similar to why people use React Native, and it shares many of the same benefits. One benefit of React is that it allows web developers to leverage their knowledge and experience and apply it to a...

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Imagining 3 Real-World Applications for WebVR

Written by Varun Vachhar

As big proponents of React’s various capabilities, we are excited about the recent release of React VR. React VR is the latest web-based framework for WebVR experiences. It operates seamlessly within the browser, giving JavaScript enthusiasts like ourselves and many of our clients the opportunity to integrate VR experiences into existing web applications. While React VR is new, we can’t help but imagine...

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React Fiber: Reconciling the Rumours with the Facts

Written by Michael Faust

If modern JavaScript frameworks are your thing, you've probably heard people talking, recently, about React Fiber. It's possible that you are super-excited about the "next version" of React and can't wait to harness it to transform your apps into lightning-fast testaments to the power of the modern web. Then again, considering the frustratingly-fast pace at which JavaScript frameworks spawn, evolve, and die, it...

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Image Caching in React Native

Written by Dylan Vann

{<1>} 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...

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