ReactFoo Pune

On lessons learned during implementation.


Why we built a 35kB React Native alternative?

Submitted by Sahebjot singh (@raunaqrox) on Thursday, 11 January 2018

Section: Crisp talk on comparative advantages of React and React Native; success and failure stories with React. Technical level: Beginner

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Facebook built React Native but it was too big for our SDK product. Necessity drove us to build a small ReactNative - PrestoUI.
The talk will detail what we learnt, using it for BHIM and the new ways of building applications we found along the way.


  • ReactNative too big for our SDK product
  • Looming Problems - Performace
  • Created our own lightweight version
  • Used it for BHIM App
  • What is Presto and PrestoUI?
  • Demo our sketch plugin and new ideas


Interest in new ways of building apps

Speaker bio

I am sahebjot singh software engineer at Juspay.



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