We happen to live in an extremely competitive world where being the first one on the market could grant you an extensive business advantage. Many companies are working on similar ideas using different technology stacks for their own reasons. Today, I will try to answer the simple question: why choosing React Native as a framework for your native mobile applications can bring your product to life faster and cheaper. Shall we begin?
One language to rule ‘em all (cost reduction)
It might happen that you’ll need a native developers’ help, but those would be minor issues and can be done adhoc by a developer from another team.
Sharing is caring (time saving)
One of React Native’s unique features allows developers to share the codebase and build applications faster, since they won’t need to create the second application from scratch. Of course, it has its limitations but will work for many project nevertheless. What makes it even better, is the fact that you can also use some of the code either from your web app or in your web app, if it’s based on React.
Big family (future-proof)
Both React and React Native were forged in the fires of Facebook and are receiving a tremendous support from their creators. Considering that Facebook utilizes their own technology in their apps, we can assume that they will be more than interested to develop it furthermore and won’t drop it overnight. Additionally, a variety of established companies use it to leverage its strengths. I’m fairly sure you will be familiar with the vast majority of businesses presented on React Native’s official website.
To learn more about about some of them, head over to my colleague, Chris's article:
The decision is yours (choose wisely)
Of course, there are many more benefits that come from using React Native, but those above are 3 of the most important ones from the business perspective. If your needs can be covered with React Native, I’d advise going for it. You will save precious time and money while getting a good looking and fast-performing mobile application.