In the previous blog, I brief introduced Google Flutter as a cross-platform mobile development and comparing Google Flutter with other platforms. Then in this article, I will analyze and make a detailed comparison between Flutter and React Native, then you can easier in selecting your mobile development platform.
|React Native||Google Flutter|
|– Open source, free and fast|
– Friendly with newcomers with a full guideline for beginner
– Easy to create a simple mobile app
– For more complex mobile application, it needs the supports from 3rd party library
– Who use: Facebook, Instagram, Uber, Pinterest, Walmart, Wix.com…
|– Open source, free and fas|
– Requiring knowledge on new Dart language but it easy to learn
– Quickly installation
– Strong in both design function and logical program language
– Tons of ready to use widgets/components
– Who use: Alibaba, Google Ads, App Tree, Google GreenTea…
Let’s take a look at more details and example to understand the difference between two types of platforms.
UI – User interface
Related to UI, there is a big gap between React Native and Google Flutter. While React Native is based on native components, Google Flutter owns its property widget sets which allow developers to quickly use and customize the UI design.
However, React Native supports to create a better user experience with the dynamic framework which sometimes is lack of Flutter.
This issue is considered by not only the developers but also the app idea owner, who outsources developers to visualize their mobile application.
It can be said that React Native is one of the top mobile development platforms because it saves time for development and quite efficiently.
In comparison, Flutter takes more time to finish a project than React Native to make sure the mobile application can run well and bring the best user experience.
With the big community, all followers of React Native can understand the strengths and weakness of this language, then can quickly support each other to solve the problem.
Sometimes, developers may meet trouble to run React Native hybrid application architecture. In this case, Flutter can do a better job when allows developers to reuse the existing code.
It is very difficult to compare among Flutter and React Native. With the newly launched version of Flutter beta 2, it promises to bring some impressive features for the manager. In contrast, the big fan group, who are always ready for supports all members made React Native become more popular and reliable one.
As a well-known mobile application development framework today, developers usually no need the guideline to use it properly. Furthermore, with the ability to carry multi-sizes projects, React Native show the evidence via many big brands like Facebook, Instagram, Skype, Uber…
In contrast, the newcomers- Flutter, developers will need some time to understand and learn how to use it. However, there are some brands using the platform right now as Alibaba, Google Ads,… which can be one of the useful information for developers to consider while selecting the best suitable mobile app development platform.
Toolkit and documentation
With a better structure and organizing process, Flutter shows it as the best choice for developers. Even the documenting is very complex and time-consuming, Flutter still allows users to use the documentation and document the application at the same time.
In another hence, React Native ‘s documentation process is not so good, it may also delete some components to make the process work smoothly.
In conclusion, there is a detailed comparison of two popular frameworks for mobile app development. Everything has its two sides, and it is the same with both two frameworks, with both pros and cons while developing an application. However, via this blog, Adamo Digital hopes you can clarify your objectives and idea before deciding to use any frameworks. Also, we are always here to support you, so feel free to contact us.