It is very simple to get started with React Native. When you start dealing with RN for the very first time, its official Documentation will be your best resource for learning and support. Once you get into the groove, you can start drawing on a multitude of deep dive React blogs and resources in a variety of formats.
RN also means a great, collaborative community of React Native developers from all around the world.
We have compiled a list of the best blogs, sites, experts and influencers to start following right away if you want to learn and stay current with React Native.
Here are the top 20 React Native blogs, websites, experts, and influencers to follow:
1. Facebook’s React Native GitHub Blog: This is a must-read blog for all React Native developers. It’s a great place to stay up to date on React Native, with frequent updates and a large community of contributors.
2. React Native Twitter: RN has a blog on Twitter where you can find regular posts and insights. What’s more interesting, you can find any updates regarding the framework there. The blog also has several articles on various React Native related topics, as well as contains information on how to contribute to the framework.
Undoubtedly, this is the best source of information in terms of updates and new releases.
3. React Native Training: React Native Training is a Medium-based platform that publishes articles and tutorials on various React Native topics. Mike Gabrowski (@grabbou) and Nader Dabit (@dabit3), two well-known React Native developers, manage the Medium thread.
4. ReactDOM: ReactDOM is a popular platform for learning React Native. It’s a platform that publishes React and React Native newsletters. By registering your email, you will gain free access to React and React Native articles and tutorials. Adeeb Rahman (@_adeeb) manages ReactDOM.
5. React Native Coach: React Native Coach is a Medium-based blog that’s dedicated to providing content on React Native, GraphQL, Redux, and Mobile Design resources. Wyatt McBain (@wyattmcbain), a senior mobile developer, curates the website. It has a team of seven writers who contribute to the blog.
6. React Native Radio: If you prefer listening to reading, then this is for you. React Native Radio is a podcast created and hosted by Nader Dabit (@dabit3). The podcast features new content every week. Nader recorded around 180 episodes so far and does not intend to stop. Each show features different guests who are expert React Native developers from various companies and start-ups.
7. Kodeco.com: This is the website of Ray Wenderlich (@rwenderlich), an iOS developer who works with hundreds of developers from around the world. Through this website, they aim to provide top-quality content to help people out with building mobile apps.
8. Awesome React Native: Awesome React Native is a platform that curates links to useful React Native tools, libraries, tutorials, and articles. It does not contain the articles or tutorials themselves, but instead directs visitors to the websites where they can be found.
9. Codeburst.io: Codeburst, like a couple of the blogs mentioned above, is a Medium-based blog. It focuses on several web development and React Native tutorials and articles. These articles are posted by developers around the world willing to help others grow.
10. React Native Newsletter: This is a carefully curated and fun newsletter about everything React Native. A free summary of news, articles, issues, pull requests, libraries, and RN mobile apps is published every two months and sent to registered emails. Frank von Hoven (@coderguyfrank, GitHub: fvonhoven), React Native Developer at Infinite Red, curates the newsletter.
11. React Native Log: React Native Log is also a Medium-based blog that publishes articles, tutorials, code snippets, and tips & tricks about React Native. They have a team of about 20 writers who create content for this blog- one of them being Nader Dabit (@dabit3).
12. Dev.to: Dev.to is a thriving community of developers who write about technology and their lives, trying to help one another out. It provides a huge array of developer resources for practically any topic, and hence the count of registered users has passed 250k. Many refer to dev.to as “the morning paper” for developers.
13. Overreacted.io: This is Dan Abramov’s (@dan_abramov) personal blog. He is an integral part of the React team and along with Andrew Clark (@acdlite), he created Redux. He also co-authored the Create React App (https://create-react-app.dev/).
Dan has arguably the most inside understanding of how React works and is able to explain it to others in a clear way.
Dan Abramov on React Resources: https://reactresources.com/people/dan-abramov
14. TylerMcGinnis.com: Tyler (@tylermcginnis, GitHub: tylermcginnis) is a well-known React nerd that runs a lot of tutorials and courses on his personal website. Moreover, each week he gives out an extremely cool React newsletter.
Website: https://ui.dev/ | https://ui.dev/blog
Tyler McGinnis on React Resources: https://reactresources.com/people/tyler-mcginnis
15. ReactTraining.com: Some of the most popular React libraries, such as React Router and React, were created by React Training (@ReactTraining). They organize React workshops on a regular basis and publish some top-notch articles.
16. freeCodeCamp.org: Backed up by a not-for-profit organization, freeCodeCamp (@freeCodeCamp) is a mega-site full of free development tutorials, certification courses and interview preparation for developer jobs. It’s a million-strong community of people around the world who are learning to code together, hence they have a great understanding of what it means to learn the basics.
17. Alligator.io (@alligatorio, GitHub: alligatorio): This is another well-known website that offers numerous web development tutorials and articles. One can find useful bits & pieces about frontend dev here. They have quite a nice layout with clean and readable code examples.
18. RobinWieruch.de: Robin (rwieruch, GitHub: rwieruch) is a German self-employed software consultant who strives to provide high-quality tutorials and comprehensive articles.
19. DaveCeddia.com: Dave (dceddia, GitHub: dceddia) is a prominent software developer from the Boston area, mainly because of his great books on React and, of course, due to his awesome posts.
Pure React by Dave Ceddia: https://www.purereact.com/
Dave Ceddia on React Resources: https://reactresources.com/people/dave-ceddia
20. Devin Abbott: Devin (@dvnabbott, GitHub: dabbott, Medium: @devinabbott) is another React Native superstar. This former engineer for Airbnb founded the React Native developer tools firm Deco Software. Additionally, he authored many parts of the official React Native documentation. Devin published plenty of helpful materials 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.
Top React Native experts and influencers to follow:
- Mike Grabowski: You can follow Mike on Twitter (@grabbou) and read his stuff on Medium (https://medium.com/@grabbou) | His website: https://mirror.xyz/grabbou.eth
- Ray Wenderlich: Ray stays active on Twitter (@rwenderlich) | His website: https://www.kodeco.com/
- Nader Dabit (@dabit3): A creator and host of React Native Radio. It is worth to follow React Native Radio on Twitter (@ReactNativeRdio) | Dabit’s GitHub story: https://github.com/readme/stories/nader-dabit
- Wyatt McBain (@wyattmcbain): On Mediu (https://medium.com/@wmcbain)
- Adeeb Rahman: Can be followed on Twitter (@_adeeb) and GitHub (Adman94)
- Karan Thakkar (@geekykaran): RN developer at Skyscanner and trainer at Codebar | Karan on Medium: https://medium.com/@karanjthakkar | His website: https://karanjthakkar.com/