If we had the ability to read React Native blog posts from the future, it would be as useful as yesterday's lotto numbers. The technology paradigms change often and when you've been developing React Native for years, it's easy to find yourself doing the same old thing. I think the best way to test your practices, is to occasionally push yourself outside your comfort zone. This is my story of writing an app with something new and what I learned.
Gant Laborde is an owner of Infinite Red, mentor, adjunct professor, published author, and award-winning speaker. For 20 years, he has been involved in software development and continues strong today. He is recognized as a Google Developer Expert in Web and Machine Learning, but informally he is an “open sourcerer” and aspires to one day become a mad scientist. He blogs, videos, and maintains popular repositories for the community. Follow Gant’s adventures at https://gantlaborde.com/