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Discussion on: React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

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Navicstein Rotciv

What's the point of using react native on the web since there's already react? That's overkilling react's eco system

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Seth Corker Author

I thought it was unnecessary too but after looking into it I think it's really interesting.

It allows you to write UI components in an abstract way so it works on React Native and the web. If you're aiming for an identical look and feel across multiple web and native apps then React Native Web is much easier than recreating components in RN and ReactDOM separately.