React Native vs Xamarin: What are the differences?
React Native and Xamarin can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.
Some of the features offered by React Native are:
- Native iOS Components
- Asynchronous Execution
- Touch Handling
On the other hand, Xamarin provides the following key features:
- Cross-platform development- Thinking about supporting iOS, Android, Mac and Windows? Xamarin allows you to write it all in C#.
- Reuse existing code- Use your favorite .NET libraries in Xamarin apps. Easily use third-party native libraries and frameworks.
- Discover as you type- Explore APIs as you type with code autocompletion.
React Native is an open source tool with 78.3K GitHub stars and 17.5K GitHub forks. Here's a link to React Native's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, React Native has a broader approval, being mentioned in 701 company stacks & 781 developers stacks; compared to Xamarin, which is listed in 74 company stacks and 65 developer stacks.