React Native Nerds

E-027: Javascript Runtime

December 3, 2020

This week Spencer really wants an XBox and keeps getting denied, if anyone has a hookup - let him know.  Jon gets sucked into the mechanical keyboard community.

Then we focus in React Native and talk about how it all works with transpiling and polyfills,. The best part is that you don't need to understand all of this to use it and make great Apps.


03:20 - Jon fell down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole
08:10 - Apple Cutting Fees to 15% (if making less than $1mil/year)
10:10 - Foxconn and flip phones
12:40 - Spencer’s warning: he just learned what he’s talking about
14:40 - What is a JavaScript Runtime?
16:00 - The different JavaScript Runtimes available (presently) and when they’re used
20:30 - Flamboyant claims: the key to listener engagement
21:20 - How transpiling “just works”® in React Native
28:45 - What APIs are available in React Native? Talking polyfills.
31:00 - What is Hermes and how does it fit in?
34:45 - Where to learn more about this stuff

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