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Philadelphia, PA /

Mobile Apps for Bootstrappers: Intro to Cross Platform Mobile App

Waterfront Lab 121 Market St. , Camden, NJ (map)

This workshop will provide a technically focused introduction to building a cross platform (iOS and Android) mobile applications using React Native. In addition, Robert will provide some notes on his experience using React Native to build and release an app to the App/Play stores.

This workshop is intended for software developers interested in learning the basics of React Native and/or considering using it for future projects. A working knowledge of Javascript, Node.js and NPM will be required to work through the workshop activities.

The workshop will cover:

Starting a React Native Project and Application Structure (Folder and Files)React basics, JSX, and React Native Components.Layout with FlexboxGetting Data from APIsStyling with CSSUsing third party packages

At the end of the workshop we will have built a fully functional mobile application.

More about the Speaker:

Robert Rupp is currently a software engineer at EaseCentral, a San Francisco based SaaS company, that provides web based solutions to small group insurance brokers.

Robert has 6 years of software development experience primarily focused on desktop and web based business applications, and recently released a cross platform React Native mobile application: “Speedline” (, a PATCO Schedule app.


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