20 Best React Native Experts & Blogs To Follow [2020 UPDATED]
Jan 155 min read
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Who are the best React Native experts? Who to follow? Where to find them? Well, we did that research, so you don’t have to!
React Native is usually our first mobile app technology of choice. This amazing framework speeds up the software development process and gives the deep level of control over the mobile projects. No wonder that tech all-stars like Facebook, Airbnb or Uber use React Native in their mobile applications.
React Native also means great, collaborative community of developers from all around the world. We scanned through the blogging platforms and social media sites and created a list of the best React Native experts & blogs.
If you want to stay at the top of your React Native game, check out the following links!
Mike Grabowski is one of the best React Native experts out there. He is a member of a React Native core team and he’s extremely active in React Native community. Mike frequently writes and speaks about this framework and contributes to various projects. Mike is also an organizer of React Native EU 2018, first conference in Europe dedicated solely to React Native.
Ray Wenderlich is a well-known persona in the software development community. With his team of over 100 software developers and editors, he provides thousands of high-quality resources for coders. If you are looking to boost your programming skills – you may have found the place to do so.
The platform is an amazing source of knowledge on developing apps. They also cover React Native providing tutorials like this one from Christine Abernathy from Facebook.
Ray himself stays active on Twitter and it’s worth to follow him, not only because of React Native-related content.
A real treat for those who would rather listen than read. Nader Dabit is a creator and host of React Native Radio on Devchat.tv, a weekly podcast about React Native. Nader recorded around 150 episodes so far and does not intend to stop. Every episode features different guest, usually a representative of a startup, software development company or big tech corporation. What do they have in common? They are all top React Native experts!
React Native Coach is a stream of React Native-related articles on Medium. Curated by Wyatt McBain it contains plenty of interesting articles submitted by various React Native experts. For reference, check out this piece about creating the Facebook-like chat bubbles.
Devin Abbott is another React Native rockstar. This former Airbnb engineer is the founder of Deco Software, a React Native developer tools company. He is also an author of many parts of the official React Native documentation. Devin published plenty of useful resources for React and React Native. One of them is Fullstack React Native – an amazing guide to React Native in the form of an e-book.
Dan Abramov “builds tools for humans” and is certainly someone worth following. With over 50k followers on Medium and 130K on Twitter, he is one of the most influential React Native experts out there. Dan has an amazing reputation for being really helpful among React Native community.
Dan is also a heavy user and a dedicated contributor on GitHub. Make sure to check out his profile and give him some credits for the enormous work he’s doing!
Gosha Arinich is a freelance software developer who blogs about web and mobile applications development. You can find all his React Native related entries here. But there’s plenty more. You’ll find some quality content about Ruby on Rails and React as well.
Maximillian is a co-founder of coding self-learning platform Academind. He is also an active teacher on Udemy, where he helps people in mastering React and other programming frameworks. He has almost 350K students on Udemy and owns a successful Youtube channel with almost 200K subscribers.
You should definitely follow Maximilian’s Twitter, where he is pretty active and shares high-quality content about React Native software development.
Everybody has their own thing. For Juho, it’s talking to people. His blog is full of talks with engineers and developers behind various React-related libraries. Juho is also an active member of React community. He is the award-winning founder of the SurviveJS and JSter as well as organizer of React Finland.
React Native Training is a Medium-based thread with stories and tutorials for developers interested in React Native. The list is curated by two React Native freaks who we have already mentioned, Mike Grabowski and Nader Dabit. Make sure to check it out once in a while! And, of course, you can follow this project on Twitter as well.
As a Software Engineering Manager himself, Ben fully understands the issues of a dev team and fills his blog and Twitter with lots of useful pieces of advice.
Being an ex-Mozilla developer and founder of Actual, James has a truly deep knowledge of cross-platform app development. He shares it with his followers on both Twitter as well as the great blog he brought back to life in 2019, after a two-year hiatus.
Ideamotive also runs its own blog with huge part of it dedicated to React and React Native! We write for both developers and project managers, giving the perfect overview of the framework to everyone who wishes to learn more about it.
Michał is a digital marketing veteran with a growth hacking mindset and 10+ years of experience. His goal is building high-quality technological content, with particular emphasis on React and Ruby on Rails. Traveler, climber, remote work advocate.