React Native: The Big Picture

In this course, you will learn about React Native, it's core features, and why you should choose this technology for your mobile development. Explore the diverse React Native ecosystem and what it has to offer to build cross-platform native apps.
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Rating
(22)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 21, 2018
Duration
1h 7m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(22)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 21, 2018
Duration
1h 7m
Description

React Native has gained immense popularity in the last few years within the mobile development space. With over seventy thousand stars on GitHub, many fortune 500 companies are using React Native to build their mobile products. In this course, React Native: The Big Picture, you will get a big picture overview of React Native, and understand where it fits your business needs. First, you will learn about what React Native is. Next, you will discover why you should choose React Native for your mobile development. Finally, you will explore the diverse React Native ecosystem and React Native gotchas. When you’re finished with this course, you will have a clear understanding of React Native’s core features, capabilities, advantages, and drawbacks. This course will enable you to make an informed decision on whether React Native is right for your company.

About the author
About the author

Adhithi Ravichandran is a Software Consultant based in Kansas City. She is passionate about Software Engineering, Teaching, Healthcare and Music. She currently specializes on building React Native and React apps. Adhithi is a regular conference speaker and talks on varied tech and human skills topics.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Adhithi Ravichandran, and welcome to my course, React Native: The Big Picture. I'm a software consultant currently working on building React Native apps. You can follow me on Twitter @AdhithiRavi or visit my website, adhithiravichandran. com, to learn more about me and read blog posts from me. Are you interested in mobile development, but not sure what framework to pick? React Native can enable you to build rich, Native mobile apps on both iOS and Android. Did you know it can build cross-platform Native apps just using JavaScript? If you want to learn more about React Native and find out if it would be a good fit for your business needs, this course will be right for you. In this course, React Native: The Big Picture, some of the major topics that we will cover include a big picture overview of what is React Native, typical use cases of React Native, why React Native, and the diverse React Native ecosystem. Finally, we'll also learn about React Native gotchas. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of React Native and its ecosystem, and will be able to decide if React Native is a good fit for your business and team. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn React Native with the React Native: Big Picture course at Pluralsight.

Why React Native?
We have a good idea of what React Native is from the previous module. In this module, we're going to discuss in detail the reasons that'll gear you towards choosing React Native. By the end of this module, you'll have a better understanding of why React Native, and why it will be a good fit for your mobile development.

React Native Ecosystem
You're now familiar with what is React Native and why it's so awesome. In this module, let's explore the diverse React Native ecosystem and learn more about what is available to you as a developer. I have also praised React Native a lot, so it's time to step back and discuss some React Native gotchas. By the end of this module, you'll be equipped with all the information on different options that are available to you in the React Native ecosystem. This will enable you to confidently pick and choose the tools and libraries that are suitable for your needs.

Summary and Next Steps
Alright, we have reached the end of this course. I hope by now you're all set to pick React Native for your next mobile development project. In this course, we learned about what React Native is and how it can build cross-platform native mobile apps on both iOS and Android. React Native can build native mobile apps by just using JavaScript and React, which is a huge plus for JavaScript and web developers. This will have them interested in mobile development. React Native can save you lots of money in terms of team size, training, and development time. In this course, we explored situations where React Native will be the perfect choice for your business. We learned about the React Native ecosystem and many of the libraries that you can use to build React Native applications. We also talked about some problems with React Native, and when it may not work for you. I would like to thank you for spending the last hour or so with me in learning about React Native. This was a great experience for me, and I hope for you too. I like to keep in touch with my viewers, and you can follow me on Twitter @AdhithiRavi, and visit my site at adhithiravichandran. com. Shoot me a message or ask me questions on React Native, and I'll be happy to help. I encourage you to also check out other React Native courses in the Pluralsight library for more in-depth information on React Native. Don't forget to check back on Pluralsight every now and then for more React Native courses in the future. Once again, thank you.