An age-old battle between native and cross-platform apps is still on. Though the cross-platform app development technology has an upper hand from the perspectives of cost and development duration, native apps are still a choice of many enterprises for offering a pleasant, native experience.
Let’s dig deep in the cross-platform app development, which has several powerful weapons in its arsenal. One of them is React Native, which is designed and nurtured by a software giant Facebook.
Isn’t it interesting to compare both React Native and Native mobile app development because they exert a major impact on the app development process? But, before that let’s go through the basic information about both native and React Native app development:
What is Native Mobile App Development?
As the name suggests, a native mobile app provides native look and feel of a particular OS. These apps are written in the particular programming language for a specific platform. For example, an iOS app is written in either Swift or Objective-C (The official programming languages for iOS apps). Similarly, an Android app is written in either Kotlin or Java.
What is React Native Mobile App Development?
Native Development- Pros and Cons
Entrepreneurs tend to jump on the mobile app bandwagon to leverage the benefits of mobility for their business. They choose native apps for the following reasons. Here we give separate pros and cons for iOS and Android platforms.