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Notes on Nativescript: my first steps into mobile development

Nick W on April 19, 2017

Introduction Background I started listening to Programming Throwdown a few years back, when I first started making the transi...
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I started "doing mobile" this month too :D

NativeScript sounds interesting, it's nice that they have a XML approach, but I found the React-Native approach nicer, because they re-implemented much of the things I'm used to from the Web.

Also, I have to admit, Telerik feels a bit like the standard dev tools company from back in the days, like Sencha or Atlassian and I didn't really get on with such. Somehow the whole "Facebook does it's big services and releases cool dev tools as OSS" is more my thing.

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maxdevjs

Nice article. Made me want to have a look at Nativescript :)

P.S.: the link to Kamil's post is broken (lacks a final "t").

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Nick W Author

Thanks, got that sorted! Go for it, I hope you find it nice to work with, the learning curve isn't terrible!

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Jen Looper

Cool article, welcome to NativeScript! We'd love to help you on our forums and the 3000 peeps on our Community Slack channel are there for you too! :)

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Nick W Author

Thanks! Yes, I didn't mention that, but the slack folks are great, a very active community!