Best React Native apps to date [Infographic]

With its rise in popularity, it was only a matter of time before apps built with React Native emerged in app stores. React Native is used on a wide scale, from Fortune 500 companies to hot startups, on both iOS and Android platforms. Here’s the list of the best React Native apps to date. Read more…

A brief history of React Native

The story of React Native is quite fascinating: what started as Facebook’s internal hackathon project, in the summer of 2013, has since become one of the most popular frameworks. The first public preview was in January of 2015 at React.js Con. In March of 2015, Facebook announced at F8 that React Native is open and available on GitHub
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Environmental apps can help you go green

In the past few years, environmentalism is not showing signs of slowing down. The number of individuals, corporations, and governments that are jumping on a “green train” grows at the fast pace. Cutting emissions, saving energy, buying and investing in clean and renewable energy resources while saving money is becoming an integral part of strategic mindset for everyone. Read more…

Review of 10 Festival Apps for the Summer of 2016

It is that time of the year once again when music festivals are blooming. There isn’t a single part of the US or Europe where you can’t find a real music event to suit your taste. Group traveling in old VW wagons, parties till early in the morning, summer star-watching while lying on the grass, and all the other perks of the Woodstock era, are still here, but a few things have changed since your parents were taking an occasional woof in the back of the old VW Beetle. Read more…

The PokéNet story: How to launch an app in less than a week

Everyone knows that when there is a new next big thing out there, that the people who are able to move the fastest are the ones who are best able to take advantage of the new trend and make money off it. And the next big thing in the App Store for the last few weeks has been Pokémon Go – a worldwide phenomenon that has people hunting Pokémon on their phones in parks, malls and colleges in the millions.

And, of course, a number of guides have sprung up in the App Store to help players do better in the game. One of the first was the PokéNet app, created with the Shoutem app builder. Read more…

Eleven mistakes you can avoid when making an app

You’ve heard it over and over again: app stores are exploding with content these days, and the number of new apps being launched each day shows no sign of slowing. Instead of seeing this as a deterrent, though, you can take the “glass half full” approach and see it as a ton of case studies to learn from.

So, if you’re serious about turning your app idea into something that gets used, and loved, by others, then it’s worth thinking about some of the things that can go wrong. Hopefully you can then avoid them yourself! Read more…