30 Best React Native Experts & Blogs To Follow [2021 UPDATED]
Jan 15, 20206 min read
Chief Marketing Officer of Ideamotive. Travel addict and remote work advocate.
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 a 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 a 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 the 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, the 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 following 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 180 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 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 70K followers on Medium and 280K 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 more than 600K 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 the 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.
This is Dan Abramov's personal blog. As we mentioned earlier, he is the creator of Redux and a core member of the React team. Dan probably has the most intimate knowledge of how React works and can communicate it clearly to the outside world.
Awesome React Native is a platform that stores links to useful React Native tools, libraries, tutorials, and articles. It does not contain actual articles or guides, but links visitors to the websites they reside on.
Like the couple of blogs above, Codeburst is also a typical blog. It focuses on tutorials and articles on web development and contains tons of articles on various web development topics. It also has several articles and tutorials on React Native.
These articles are published by developers around the world who want to help others grow. You can access the React Native articles on Codeburst.io by going here or by searching for React Native on the Codeburst.io website.
This is a carefully curated and fun newsletter to read about everything React Native is about. Every two months a free summary of news, articles, issues, pull requests, libraries and React Native apps is published and sent to registered emails. The newsletter is curated by Frank von Hoven, React Native Developer at Infinite Red. To register an email, you must visit the website.
React Native Log is also a medium-based blog that hosts content from articles, tutorials, code snippets, and React Native tips and tricks. They have a team of 20 writers who post content for this blog.
One of the contributors is the one you already ran into above - Nader Dabit, who hosts a React Native podcast called React Native Radio, and co-leads React Native Training with Mike Gabrowski. Blog editor - Sharat Prabhal.
Ideamotive also runs its own blog with a 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.