Swift vs. React Native

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What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

What is 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.
Why do developers choose Swift?
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Why do developers choose React Native?
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What are the cons of using Swift?
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What are the cons of using React Native?
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What companies use Swift?
1174 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use React Native?
843 companies on StackShare use React Native
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with React Native?
47 tools on StackShare integrate with React Native

What are some alternatives to Swift and React Native?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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