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React Native is the future of mobile at Shopify  ↦

Facebook’s ‘learn once, write anywhere’ mobile framework gets a huge vote of confidence:

After years of native mobile development, we’ve decided to go full steam ahead building all of our new mobile apps using React Native. As I’ll explain, that decision doesn’t come lightly.

So why the switch to React Native? And why now? How does this fit in with our native mobile development? It’s a complicated answer that’s best served with a little background.

The biggest reason seems to be exactly what React Native promises: knowledge transfer between web and mobile with React at the heart of it all. But there’s a lot more to the story, so definitely click through and read for yourself.


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