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What is Expo?

Exponent lets web developers build truly native apps that work across both iOS and Android by writing them once in just JavaScript.
Expo is a tool in the Cross-Platform Mobile Development category of a tech stack.
Expo is an open source tool with 14.1K GitHub stars and 2.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Expo's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Expo?

Companies
101 companies reportedly use Expo in their tech stacks, including tools, lido, and useinsider.

Developers
269 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Expo.
Pros of Expo
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Free
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Hot Reload
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Common ios and android app setup
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Easy to learn
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Streamlined
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Open Source
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Builds into a React Native app

Expo Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Expo?
React Native
React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.
Ionic
Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile and desktop-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Use with Angular, React, Vue, or plain JavaScript.
Create React Native App
Create React Native App allows you to work with all of the Components and APIs in React Native, as well as most of the JavaScript APIs that the Expo App provides.
Flutter
Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Xamarin
Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
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Expo's Followers
448 developers follow Expo to keep up with related blogs and decisions.