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Airbnb sunsetting React Native

TL;DR

As a result, moving forward, we are sunsetting React Native at Airbnb and reinvesting all of our efforts back into native.[1]

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New technologies always comes with risk.

Innovation requires time and grit.

Many times, a good solution to a problem, comes with problems in other areas.
But that's only human cause we can only do one thing at a time.

I'm sure React Native is still a viable, if not a good option, especially when you don't need fancy UX, and even more especially when you're limited by engineers you can hire.

But it's sad to see a major corp moving away, cause it's definitely going to slow down the development and see how far we can push it.


  1. https://medium.com/airbnb-engineering/sunsetting-react-native-1868ba28e30a ↩︎

Airbnb sunsetting React Native
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