If you've been thinking about taking the plunge, but haven't yet started working with React Native, I found this article to be a super good write up on what it's really like to get started with RN. 👌🏼
If you value your user's data, you should seriously start considering caching the images displayed in your apps, because that can be super expensive! The React Native core team recently added a
cache property to images, but it doesn't work consistently on iOS and doesn't work at all on Android. react-native-cached-image is a great alternative, and on top of that it's super easy to use 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
Back when I first started with React Native, I was one of the lucky ones, I had a bunch of Android developer colleagues who helped me out and taught me how to work with Gradle, keystores and APK signings. But many developers don't have that luxury, and spend many hours trying to figure out something that should be simple: signing an APK. If you're currently dealing with this issue, Christian Bäuerlein,'s got you covered with this super straightforward guide. 👍🏼
If you haven't noticed yet, sweet animations are the way to my ❤️. If you ever doubted React Native's ability to provide users with delightful experiences, this article by Rajat Soni is here to prove you wrong!