Category: React native

Hybrid Apps And React Native: A Time To Transition?

    Accomplished musicians often talk about how, at certain moments in their careers, they had to unlearn old habits in order to progress. This process often causes them to regress in performance while they adjust to an ultimately be...

How to Scan Fingerprints with Async PHP and React Native

We live in interesting times. A short while ago, a company called OfferZen announced a new, programmable credit card. It’s been a long time since I was this excited to get my hands on a piece of tech. My mind has been brimming with ideas ever since. So, I decided to write about one of them! I’m going to des...

How To Create Native Cross-Platform Apps With Fuse

    Fuse is a toolkit for creating apps that run on both iOS and Android devices. It enables you to create apps using UX Markup, an XML-based language. But unlike the components in React Native and NativeScript, Fuse is not only used...

Creating Universal Windows Apps With React Native

    React.js is a popular JavaScript library for building reusable UI components. React Native takes all the great features of React, from the one-way binding and virtual DOM to debugging tools, and applies them to mobile app develop...

Adding Analytics to a React Native App

Analytics help developers understand how users are using their apps and if features or improvements are worth spending valuable time on. Most native platforms have options built in, but what about cross-platform development tools such as React Native? Unsurprisingly there are many options available and in this article,...

Use React Native to a Create a Face Recognition App

In this tutorial I’ll use the Microsoft Face API to create a face recognition app with React Native. I’m going to assume that you’ve already built a React Native app so won’t cover all parts of the code. If you’re new to React Native, I recommend you read my previous tutorial on “Bui...

Access Platform APIs with React Native Modules

React Native from Facebook is an addition to the popular React JavaScript library for creating Native Mobile Apps. It has proved more popular, performant and feature packed than other frameworks, but there are times when its feature set falls short. For these times, React Native has an excellent way of creating your ow...

Access Platform APIs with React Native Modules

React Native from Facebook is an addition to the popular React JavaScript library for creating Native Mobile Apps. It has proved more popular, performant and feature packed than other frameworks, but there are times when its feature set falls short. For these times, React Native has an excellent way of creating your ow...

Push Code Updates to Apps Instantly with CodePush

Frameworks for creating hybrid apps allow developers to write one code base that they can use across multiple platforms and app stores. This speeds up and simplifies development time, but you still depend on app store submission processes to rollout updates, slowing your development cycle. CodePush from Microsoft allow...

Realtime App Development with RethinkDB and React Native

A realtime app keeps a user up-to-date with the information they want to know, when they need it. A user doesn’t need to constantly refresh a window to get the latest updates, a server behind the app will push updates to the app automatically. In this tutorial I’m going to show how to create a realtime news...