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notJust.dev Newsletter

by Vadim Savin

Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer

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🚀 React Native Skia 1.0: What’s new

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey notJust Developers, Exciting news in the world of React Native Animation: The Skia team recently published React Native Skia version 1.0, a significant milestone achieved just 3 weeks ago. In this first-ever stable release, they’ve unveiled 5 super exciting features and enhancements. Rich Text Layouts using the New Paragraph API New Animation Hooks The Atlas API for rendering multiple...

about 2 months ago • 9 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey notJust Developers, Last week, I rebuilt the nice Apple Wallet Card animation in React Native using React Native Reanimated and React Native Gesture Handler 🧑💻 In this issue, I want to break down the animation and show what’s possible. I hope this will give you some ideas of interesting animations you can build in your apps. This issue is sponsored by App.js Join us at the 4th edition of...

about 2 months ago • 4 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey notJust Developers, A lot of exciting things are happing in the React Native world. But today, I want to focus on 3 things that caught my attention in the last weeks: How React Strict DOM is reinventing cross-platform development The retirement of App Center and CodePush, and what are the alternatives How does the new EU Digital Services Act affect mobile developers Sponsored by IBM StepZen...

2 months ago • 3 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey notJust Developers, Monetizing your mobile app is a crucial step in making it sustainable. The best monetization strategy, especially for consumer apps is the subscription model. It offers a reliable and predictable income stream, month over month. Companies like Netflix, Spotify, Duolingo, and Tinder have built an empire using the subscription model. Compared to in-app ads, you don’t need...

3 months ago • 6 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey notJust Developers, Hope you are having a productive week 💪 This month I had the opportunity to explore a lot of new things in the dev world. We live we learn 📚 I know you are busy, and everything in our industry moves so fast. That’s why, In this email, I want to summarize some of the things that I am excited about, and how they can help you. Audio & Video Calling Data Scraping AI...

7 months ago • 4 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey Reader 👋 I just came back from a short family trip in the Romanian Mountains ⛰️, and was excited to see a lot of new announcements in the Javascript world. In this issue, we will cover: 😎 The new cool kid on the block: Bun 1.0 🙈 API Routes coming to Expo Router V3 💡 An easy trick to get 50 GB of free storage This issue is sponsored by IBM StepZen Intimidated by GraphQL? 😱 With IBM StepZen...

8 months ago • 4 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer In this issue, I want to tell you 3 personal stories from 3 developers, just like you, who 3 months ago had an idea and a couple of days ago launched their mobile startups. I personally mentored them during the last 3 months, and on the 1st of September, we hosted a Demo Day, during which we presented the results. This was an important day for notJust.dev, and the beginning of a new phase:...

9 months ago • 4 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer You have worked tirelessly on your app and now you are ready to publish it to the world. Congrats, that’s a great milestone 🎉 But, before you hit publish, there are a couple of things you can do to make sure the launch is smoother and the initial users will have a better experience. In this issue, I will go through 5 important steps to take before you launch your app. Test, test, test Add Error...

9 months ago • 5 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Hey Reader👋 During August, I started a community challenge - Summer Startup. The goal is to build and launch a mobile app in 30 days. Building an app in 30 days might sound impossible, but if you take the right approach, it’s something that can be accomplished by anyone. In this issue, I will cover the strategy I use to speed up the development process and iterate faster on the product. How NOT...

10 months ago • 6 min read

notJust.dev Newsletter 🚀 Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and become a better developer Un-optimized images are one of the WORST performance killers of your app 😵💫 This profile page displays a lot of user-generated images. I ran 2 tests. Firstly, I rendered the original images uploaded by the user, which are anywhere from 1 MB up to 20 MB. And in the second test, I optimized and resized the images. The difference is Huge. As you can see, to simply render this screen with...

10 months ago • 5 min read
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