React Native with Tadeu Zagallo


React Native enables iOS and Android development using React.

Mobile devices use a virtual machine to interpret the JavaScript into native code.

Tadeu Zagallo is a Facebook engineer who works on React Native for iOS.


  • What is the story behind React Native?
  • What is the message passing model between the JavaScript VM and the native iOS code?
  • What is the threading model of React Native?
  • Why is native mobile inherently difficult?
  • Why did Facebook need to build mobile apps in the first place?
  • Is Facebook building a mobile operating system using React?


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