Simply put, React Native is a framework for building apps in Android and iOS using JavaScript. It was created by FaceBook in 2015 and has gained much popularity around the world in the last few years. Knowing JavaScript will allow you to build actual native apps for Android and iOS, not just a website that looks like a mobile app.

React Native does not require you to learn Android or iOS programming unless you are building a very complex app that involves reaching native APIs of those platforms, which is rarely the case. …

Jonathan Hakimian

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