#255 — May 10, 2019

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Microsoft Launches React Native for Windows — React Native began life as a way to build native mobile apps using the React approach, but it’s increasingly been considered as a way to build apps for other platforms too. Microsoft has now unveiled its open source project for bringing React Native to Windows app development. Exciting times lie ahead! GitHub repo.


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Google’s Flutter Framework Spreads Its Wings and Goes Multi-Platform — Google launches their first technical preview of Flutter for the web and announces macOS, Windows & Linux support is also coming. It seems that the idea of mobile development paradigms spreading back to the desktop is maturing. Flutter 1.5 was also released and there's also a 2 minute video roundup of what's new in the world of Flutter.

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AMP As Your Web Framework — AMP is now just AMP (it does not stand for Accelerated Mobile Pages anymore) and is positioning itself as a web framework.

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React Navigation vs. React Native Navigation: Which Is Right for You? — In case you’re confused, both React Navigation and React Native Navigation are for React Native apps ;-)

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Here Is Why React Native Is The Future Of Mobile Development — Some reasons as to why so many devs are choosing React Native for their mobile app development projects.

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Rundown Of Gen Z: What Does This Mean For Mobile Designers? — After plenty of chatter on designing for millennials, here’s a design guide with considerations for the next generation.

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