Optimizing the React Native app is a complex process where you need to take various aspects into account – from implementation through using the latest React Native features to testing and continuous deployment.
This guide is a comprehensive source of tactics, tricks, tips, tools, and best practices to help you deliver an optimized React Native app. We not only focus on the technological aspects of React Native optimization. We also underline the impact of each technological aspect on business continuity. This guide contains best practices for optimizing:
All these aforementioned aspects have a particular impact on the revenue-generating effectiveness of your apps. Such elements as stability, performance, and resource usage are directly related to improving the ROI of your products because of their positive impact on the user experience. With a faster time-to-market, you can stay ahead of your competitors, whereas an easier and quicker maintenance process will help you reduce your spending on that particular process.
The first part is about improving performance through understanding the React Native implementation details and knowing how to maximize them. This part covers the following topics:
The second part is about improving performance by using the latest React Native features or turning some of them on. This part describes the following topics:
The third part is about enhancing the stability of the application by investing in testing and continuous deployment. This part tackles the following topics:
Issue: The first part describes the main problem with React Native performance.
Solution: The second part outlines how that problem may affect your business and what the best practices are to solve it.
Benefits: The third part focuses on the business benefits of our proposed solution.
We meet with you to learn & define your key performance-related challenges.
We jump into your codebase and product to measure your current performance.
We analyze your tech stack, architecture, and currently used solution to find and outline room for improvement and propose solutions along with their possible impact.
We introduce a multi-phase, custom, case-specific approach. The number and complexity of phases will be defined during our initial discovery phase. The process consists of the following phases with their deliverables:
Team Goal: Support all tests in the dev environment. These tests impact developers' daily work and help determine overall application performance.
Team Goal: Gather real user data to introduce more targeted actions in the application life cycle.
Our app has hundreds of features and before we switched to Re.Pack we were struggling to scale the performance. Re.Pack is built on webpack, so it allowed us to leverage existing tooling and approaches to scale more linearly. If the default tooling isn't working for your use case, I’d recommend giving Re.Pack a try!
Presentation of the report to your team.
Q&A session around diagnosed causes and possible improvements.
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