React Native vs. Flutter

Ronak Patel
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On Aug 5, 2019
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There has always been a long debate about the react; whether it's by comparing React vs. Angular or React Native vs. Flutter. The reason is that both Flutter and React Native are powerful enough to compete with each other in one or other way. Well, if you're working on a project & you're confused about which one to go for, choose what suits you best, rather than selecting the one based on higher popularity.

React Native
React Native is the Native version of the JS library. It has achieved much of popularity amongst the community of the developers. 'React Native' keyword is searched more than 'iOS Development' according to Google Trends.

Features of React Native

  • Re-usable Components
  • Cost-effective & Code re-usability
  • Architecture, modules and, UI is similar to ReactJS
  • Live Reload

Benefits of React Native

  • It provides you with a single codebase; as its library helps you in the development of applications that runs on both Android & IOS, with the same code base.
  • Multiple open source libraries & components expanding the capabilities of React Native
  • No need to know or learn multiple languages.
  • Its developers use the building blocks that are made of reusable Native Components which tend to compile straight to Native applications.
  • Its Developers don’t have to write code from scratch to make it possible for running mobile apps to switch to the React Native library.

Read more: What's new in React 0.6?

After a long wait, Flutter is Finally out! Google has started the development process of Flutter from 2015, and since that the beta versions were being rolled out. Google has worked hard enough to provide a better platform for creating mobile apps. With the use of Flutter, developers can create native apps for both iOS & Android in an individual codebase. In other words, you can write code for an app and can gain two versions from that!
Flutter is open source development toolkit based on Dart programming language. Google develops both of the above toolkit and language. Dart can be compiled into the JS & accordingly, runs on the browser, which can be helpful for the web developer.

Features of Flutter

  • Accessible Native Features and SDKs
  • You can embed Flutter into the existing applications.
  • It is equipped with native ARM
  • It has highly efficient portable GPU rendering UI power

Benefits of Flutter

  • Enables developers to build Android and iOS applications at the same time
  • Hot reloading fastens up the coding and prototyping speed
  • No issues or problems regarding compatibility( Android devices above 4.1)
  • Both Flutter and Dart have built-in support for unit testing
  • Flutter provides exceptional support for Text with its Mobile 2D rendering engine & in terms of performance; it is massively optimized.
  • You also get extra support for Google’s Firebase development platform.

Read more: What's new in Flutter 1.7?

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