Microsoft announces high-performance React Native for Windows

Facebook’s React Native framework allows developers to build mobile apps using only JavaScript. It uses the same design as React, allowing developers compose a rich mobile UI using declarative components. At Build 2019, Microsoft yesterday announced a new performance-oriented “React Native for Windows” implementation.

This project allows developers to rapidly build native UX components using a React/web skillset. Developers who prefer C# and XAML can continue to use Xamarin & Xamarin.Forms for a similar high-performance implementation. Developers can only build and deploy React Native Windows apps on Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. Also, developers cannot run the emulators and other developer tooling on Windows 10 Starter or Home editions.

Check out React Native for Windows GitHub repository here.