React Native Radio

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By: Jamon Holmgren, Robin Heinze, Adhithi Ravichandran, Harris Robin Kalash

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RNR 195 - React Native 0.64
#195
04/08/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

RN 0.64 Release BlogHermesJavaScript engine Wikipedia definitionMDN Proxy Proxy vs Reflect

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React Native Radio: @ReactNativeRdioHarris -  @nomadicspoonJamon - @jamonholmgrenRobin - @robin_heinze


RNR 194 - React Native for Junior Developers (and Virtual Coffee) w/ Bekah Hawrot Weigel
#194
03/31/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

FlatironEpicodusConcordia BootcampVirtual Coffee

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React Native Radio: @ReactNativeRdioBekah - @BekahHWHarris -  @nomadicspoonJamon - @jamonholmgrenRobin - @robin_heinze


RNR 193 - Flutter 2 Release
#193
03/18/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Flutter 2 announcement threadTwitter thread by Sebastien Lorber about Flutter 2 vs RN

Connect With Us!

React Native Radio: @ReactNativeRdioJamon - @jamonholmgrenRobin - @robin_heinze


RNR 192 - A day in the life of a React Native developer
#192
03/11/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Ignite XScope 

Connect With Us!

React Native Radio: @ReactNativeRdioJamon - @jamonholmgrenRobin - @robin_heinze


RNR 191 - Advancements in Expo with Brent Vatne
#191
03/03/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Expo Blog about EAS Build Fastlane GymExpo docs 

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React Native Radio: @ReactNativeRdioBrent -  @notbrentBryan - @bryanstearnsJamon - @jamonholmgrenRobin - @robin_heinze


RNR 190 - Tips and Tricks for the App Store and Play Store
#190
02/22/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Weird bug: https://github.com/react-native-community/rn-diff-purgeExpedited App Review:  https://developer.apple.com/contact/app-store/?topic=expediteFastlane: https://fastlane.tools/IR Open Source repo: https://github.com/infinitered/open-source/blob/master/Continuous-Deployment-Setup-React-Native.mdVisual Studio App Ce...


RNR 189 - Reliable Detox with Rotem
#189
02/11/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Detox: https://github.com/wix/Detox Detox: Writing Stable Test Suites by Rotem Mizrachi-MeidanRotem’s talk at Chain React 2018Rotem’s previous interview on RNREspresso: https://developer.android.com/training/testing/espresso Earl Gray: https://github...


RNR 188 - Styling with Style
#188
02/04/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Yoga: https://yogalayout.com/Yoga Playground: https://yogalayout.com/playground/RN Stylesheets: https://reactnative.dev/docs/stylesheetRN Styles: https://reactnative.dev/docs/styleGetting Started with RN FlexboxLayout: https://programmingwithmosh.com/react-native/getting-started-with-react-native-flexbox-layout/BuilderX: https://builderx.i...


RNR 187 - TypeScript!
#187
01/28/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

State of JS 2020: https://survey.stateofjs.com/survey/state-of-js/2020TypeScript: https://www.typescriptlang.org/docs/TS handbook https://www.typescriptlang.org/docs/handbook/intro.htmlNew website and logo: https://devblogs.microsoft.com/typescript/announcing-the-new-typescript-website/Weird b...


RNR 186 - Organizing Your Source Files
#186
01/22/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links: 

Ignite: https://github.com/infinitered/igniteIgnite Andross: https://github.com/infinitered/ignite-androssInvertase: https://github.com/invertase/react-native-firebaseRyan Florence quote: https://twitter.com/mjackson/status/776155460172775424

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React Native Radio: @ReactNativeRdioAdhithi - @adhithiraviHarris...


RNR 185 - Navigation with Graham Mendick
#185
01/13/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

Navigation: https://github.com/grahammendick/navigationDetox PR: https://github.com/grahammendick/navigation/pull/464React Navigation: https://reactnavigation.org/React Native Navigation: https://github.com/wix/react-native-navigationReact Native Screens: https://github.com/software-mansion/react-native-screensReact Native Router...


RNR 184 - Ignite Flame: The Most Popular React Native Boilerplate
#184
01/08/2021

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

Weird BugIgnite Flame Pull RequestIgniteAnnouncement post

Connect With Us! 

Harris -  @nomadicspoonJamon - @jamonholmgren


RNR 183 - Debugging Techniques
#183
12/17/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

Check out this article from  Florian Marcu where he talks about how to use breakpoints for debugging a React Native project.An awesome article from Louis Zawadzki about debugging performance issues in React Native.Flipper i...


RNR 182 - React Native on the Web with Simon Sturmer
#182
12/09/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

https://github.com/necolas/react-native-web/blob/master/packages/docs/src/guides/accessibility.stories.mdxReact Native Router Flux: https://github.com/aksonov/react-native-router-fluxReact Native Web: https://github.com/necolas/react-native-webHarmonyOS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmony...


RNR 181 - React Native Nigeria with Oluwatobi Shokunbi
#181
12/03/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

Check out React Native Nigeria on Twitter How To Startup A React Native Nigeria Community Near You.Oluwatobi Shokunbi(just1and0) – Mediumhttps://github.com/just1and0/React-Native-Paystack-WebViewhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/react-native-to-infinity-and-beyond-tickets-108692022766?ref=estw#https://www...


RNR 180 - Testing Strategies, Tools, and Frameworks
#180
11/18/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

RN testing overviewThe Practical Test PyramidAn awesome guide from Kent C Dodds on Testing JSCarly Litchfield's Talk at Chain React about screenshot testing with PercyDetoxAppiumCypressSeleniumMotion Juxtapose

Connect With Us! 

Jamon - @jamonholmgrenRobin - @r...


RNR 179: iOS App Clips in React Native with Janic Duplessis
#179
11/11/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Helpful Links:

Article from Apple about app thinningJanic’s PR: Use asset catalog for ios images https://github.com/facebook/react-native/pull/30129react-native-safe-area-contextreact-native-touchable-bounceeslint-plugin-react-hooksBuilding from sourceCheck out Janic's company, Th3rdwave!

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Janic - @ja...


RNR 178: Documenting React Native with Rachel Nabors
#178
10/28/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Show Notes:

Helpful Links:

Check out the React Native and React Docs here and here!Take a look at Docusaurus for managing your documentation.Rachel’s tweet about adoption/scaling

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Ra...


RNR 177: Challenges of Building RN Apps in iOS vs Android
#177
10/21/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Show Notes:

Helpful Links:

Adhithi's article about the differences in building iOS and Android apps in React Native.This week's weird bugLearn more about Elevation, here!Interested in learning more about Google Play Console pre-launch...


RNR 176: React Native Final Steps With Gant Laborde
#176
10/14/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Show Notes:

Helpful Links:

Gant's blog post: React Native Final StepsWho Said It AppChain React AppRed Shift blog post about FastlaneRed Shift blog post about releasing React Native apps on the Google Play Storebabel-plugin-transform-remove-consolehttps://squoosh...


RNR 175: State Management In React Native
#175
10/05/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Show Notes:

If you missed it, read our blog post announcement about the React Native Radio relaunch in Red Shift: https://shift.infinite.red/relaunching-the-react-native-radio-podcast-716aa5f9310e

We're working on a transcript of...


RNR 174: Relaunching React Native Radio and the State Of React Native
#174
10/05/2020

This episode brought to you by Infinite Red! Infinite Red is a premier React Native design and development agency located in the USA. With five years of React Native experience and deep roots in the React Native community (hosts of Chain React and the React Native Newsletter), Infinite Red is the best choice for your next React Native app.

Show Notes:

Read our blog post announcement in Red Shift: https://shift.infinite.red/relaunching-the-react-native-radio-podcast-716aa5f9310e

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RNR 173: ASO or Market Research with Steve Young
#170
07/28/2020

React Native Remote Conf 2020

In this episode of React Native Radio, guest Steve P Young drops in to discuss how to spot an opportunity in the market, expectations about app earnings and how to promote your app and attract users to subscription services.

Panelist

James Brenton

Charles Max Wood

Guest

Steve Young

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iPS 291: App Store Subscriptions with Jacob Eiting

App Masters YouTube

App...


RNR 172: React Native Ultimate Guide with Mike Grabowski
#169
07/14/2020

React Native Remote Conf 2020

In this episode of React Native Radio, guest Mike Grabowski joins us to talk about React Native optimization and discuss what life is like as a core contributor.

Panelist

James Brenton

Charles Max Wood

Guest

Mike Grabowski

Sponsors

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Links

The Power of Interpolation - Mike Grabowski

GitHub react-native-community/releases

Twitter Mike Grabowski: @grabbou

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James Brenton:

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RNR 171: Test Like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee with Yair Bar-On
#168
06/30/2020

React Native Remote Conf 2020

July 29th to 31st - register now!

Yair Bar-On talks us through the test platform that his company, Test Fairy provides, and how it can integrate to make life easy for #ReactNative and mobile teams.

Panelist

James Brenton

Guest

Yair Bar-On

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RNR 170: React Native Now with Michael Lefkowitz
#167
06/16/2020

Michael Lefkowitz joins us to talk about the newsletter he runs React Native Now. We discuss how the newsletter started, the diverse and rich content subscribers can expect to find in the newsletter, and more.

Panelists

James Brenton

Tim Jung

Guest

Michael Lefkowitz

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RNR 169: Fighting Covid-19 with Julien Lavigne du Cadet
#166
06/09/2020

Julien Lavigne du Cadet discusses the app Covid Symptom Study. He details it's rapid development in a time of dire need. We learn about how the app went reached 1 million users in just 6 days and the challenges that came with it.

Panelists

James Brenton

Tim Jung

Ricky Romero

Guest

Julien Lavigne du Cadet

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RNR 168: Animations and Micro-Interactions in React Native with Catalin Miron
#165
06/02/2020

The panel discusses using animations and micro-interactions in React Native apps. We cover how to build engaging user experiences that keep users coming back. Catalin also shares some of his favorite libraries, tips, and words of caution.

Panelists

James Brenton

Tim Jung

Guest

Catalin Miron

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RNR 167: Rapid Prototyping with Perttu Lähteenlahti
#164
05/26/2020

Perttu walks us through the essential components for how to rapidly prototype React Native apps. We talk about building fast, delivering fast, and measuring everything.

Panelists

James Brenton

Tim Jung

Ricky Romero

Guest

Perttu Lähteenlahti

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RNR 166: Working From Home with Will Gant
#163
05/19/2020

Will Gant, author of upcoming book "Remote Work - A Complete Guide" sits down to talk about working from home. We cover the current covid situation, how to transition to remote work, and strategies to succeed at it.

Panelists

Tim Jung

Ricky Romero

Guest

Will Gant

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RNR 165: Full Stack Development with React Native on the Cloud with Nader Dabit
#162
05/12/2020

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020

May 13th to 15th - register now!

Longtime React Native Radio's host Nader Dabit returns to talk about full stack development on the cloud. We get into the options such as Azure, AWS, GCP, Netlify, and Zeit. We also catch up on what Nader has been up to lately.

Panelists

Tim Jung

James Brenton

Guest

Nader Dabit

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RNR 164: Another Look at React Native at Shopify with Farhan Thawar
#161
04/28/2020

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020

May 13th to 15th - register now!

Farhan Thawar is the VP of engineering at Shopify. On this episode he gives us his perspective of how Shopify is using React Native across multiple projects. We pick his brain about topics such as core contributions, performance, native development comparisons, and tooling.

Panelists

Tim Jung

James Brenton

Ricky Romero

Guest

Farhan Thawar

Sponsors

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"The...


RNR 163: Supporting In-app Purchases in React Native with Jacob Eiting
#160
04/14/2020

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020

May 14th to 15th - register now!

Jacob Eiting from Revenue Cats joins the panel to talk through managing app store in-app purchases and subscriptions. Jacob has the benefit of running a system that manages hundreds of subscription and in-app purchase setups for apps and gives us the rundown on how to do it on your own and how to avoid the pitfalls involved.

Panelists

Tim Jung

James Brenton

Ricky Romero

Charles Max Wood

Guest

Jacob Eiting

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RNR 162: Teaching React Native with Kadi Kraman
#159
04/07/2020

Kadi Kraman recently created a course with Front End Masters about React Native. She talks about her experience working with Front End Masters. She explains what it was like working on and designing a course that was meant to be taught both in person and online. She was chosen because she has actual experience delivering applications.

Panelists

Charles Max Wood

Guest

Kadi Kraman

Sponsors

Infinite Red

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RNR 161: LightOS and the Light Phone with Hugh Francis
#158
03/31/2020

Hugh Francis joins in to talk about LightOS and the Light Phone. The Light Phone is a simplified phone built with e-ink that uses React Native as its way to build applications.

Panelists

Charles Max Wood

Tim Jung

Guest

Hugh Francis

Sponsors

Infinite Red

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RNR 160: React Native at Shopify with Ryan Christiani
#157
03/24/2020

Ryan Christiani is a development manager at Shopify building an android point of sale app with React Native. He wrote a blog post about how Shopify arrived at the decision to use React Native, how they plan to give back, and how it shapes the direction of mobile at Shopify going forward.

Panelists

Charles Max Wood

Guest

Ryan Christiani

Sponsors

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RNR 159: React Native in the Call of Duty Companion App with Tim Jung
#156
03/17/2020

Tim Jung from the Call of Duty companion app team joins Charles Max Wood to discuss the ins and outs of working on the app. We discuss how it’s built, changes in technology stacks, approaches to team collaboration, and a ton more.

Panelists

Charles Max Wood

Gues

Tim Jung

Sponsors

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Infinite Red

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RNR 158: Forms and Formik with Jared Palmer
#155
03/10/2020

Jared Palmer talks to Charles Max Wood about Formik and form managmenet in React and React Native. He's just started Formik, Inc to provide more form based services. He explains the origin of Formik and then talks about how Formik uses React hooks to manage the data flow in forms in both React and React Native through 2 way data binding.

Panelists

Charles Max Wood

Gues

Jared Palmer

Sponsors

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RNR 157: Building Great Offline-Ready Apps in React Native with Josh Warwick
#154
03/03/2020

This week, Josh Warwick teaches us how to build applications that work offline and on poor connections. He explains 6 approaches to working offline and when and how to use them.

Panelists

Josh Justice

Charles Max Wood

Sponsors

G2i

Infinite Red

CacheFly

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Links

Jonathan Martin

Picks

Josh Justice:

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RNR 156: Progressive Web Apps versus React Native
#153
02/25/2020

The panel dives into the pros and cons of writing PWAs versus writing React Native applications. We work out the definition (sort of) of a PWA and having a web application that works well on mobile and the availability and complexity tradeoffs between the two solutions.

Panelists

Jamon Holmgren

Josh Justice

Charles Max Wood

Sponsors

G2i

Infinite Red

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