After 3 years of using React Native as a solution for developing apps for iOS and Android, I would like to share my thoughts and some of my experience.
The last year has been one hell of a year for me.
After 8 years of full time iOS development and 11 years of developing for Apple devices, I decided to move on to something new, that I have been planning for longer that I was willing to admit.Continue reading
When webpack 4.0 came out, I decided to migrate my codebase implementing webpack for the frontend to webpack 4.0. One thing I hadn’t invested time to do however, is to enable HMR in my backend code. I have a project that takes approx 30 seconds to start up, mainly because of babel transpiling my whole… Continue reading
I have to admit that I love React & React Native. I began using React in 2014, and React Native in 2016. I loved RN not because of its cross-platform mechanics, but for its pragmatic approach when designing user interfaces and its ability to componentize a screen. A component can have its own state, and if the… Continue reading
There are some among us who just can’t sit tight, and feel the urge to create something on their own. Most of the time this ‘something’ will end up never seeing the light of day. It has happened to me, I assume that this is the case for everyone else. This happens mostly because of… Continue reading
Back when NodeJS was in the mid 10.x, a client of mine had an idea of a free application that would leverage technology in order to promote his monthly magazine. He wanted the application to leverage augmented reality features in order to play videos on top of specific images that would be featured into pages of his magazine… Continue reading
I love coding. I don’t care about the language I use, or the technology. I care about solving difficult problems, about creating something from nothing. I grew up believing that software is philosophy, knowledge, way of thinking. I still do. However, I have to admit that based on the things I have seen since I started working in… Continue reading
I have been trying to find a good navigation library for a project I have undertaken, and I have been looking into numerous frameworks the last few days. Although I have been able to find some decent frameworks, I haven’t still found the best library for navigating i inside a React Native application. So I decided to… Continue reading