React Native and Flutter: Which One is Best for Your Business?
Do you have plans to invest in mobile application development, but not very sure which cross platform development technology will fit your business needs and budget best? There is a plethora of frameworks to select from in the mobile application development and two titans of the industry include Flutter and React Native. Undoubtedly both the cross platform frameworks have their own benefits and limitations and at the same time these technologies are leaving many business owners in a big dilemma as to which framework best fits their app idea.
So, to help you take the best decision, we have covered the answer so that you can take a better and informed decision.
Overview of Flutter and React Native:
Flutter is a popular framework which is developed and supported by Google and offers advanced software development kits to the mobile app developers. The framework helps the developers create natively compiled, beautiful mobile apps by using a single codebase. It has acquired 94.9 starts on Github.
React Native is a well know cross platform framework which is chosen by about 42% of the developers to create mobile applications, it is supported by various big brands from all across the world which includes Expo, Callstak, Microsoft and Software Mansion.
When it comes to developing cross platform application, both the frameworks are quite similar in terms of popularity and both have huge community support, they are almost equally ruling the community. React Native development platform was launched in the 2015 and Flutter in 2018, so React Native enjoys a bigger community and users. On the other hand, Flutter is supported by Google so it is safe and many catch up with React Native soon.
Both the technologies are easy to code and supports great reloading features, but follow a different installation and configuration process which creates a difference in productivity. Both Flutter and React Native support the hot reloading feature to enhance the efficiency of the developer. Flutter is an advanced software and can be easily installed and run to check internal issues whereas React Native is also quick to install but it creates a package.