Beyond Web-Apps: WebAssembly, JS and React to rewrite native apps

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Can we port an existing native desktop application to a complete «JS powered» web-app matching (or even exceeding) the quality of the legacy desktop app? Sounds like a good challenge! This is what I decided to do with my game making software. Let’s see how web technologies and the JavaScript ecosystem can help. Spoiler alert: At the end, it works.

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Florian Rival

Florian is a software engineer working at Facebook. He was an early adopter of React Native and open-sourced a few modules for it. He is the author of GDevelop, an open-source game making software based on React, WebAssembly and JavaScript. He also made Lil BUB’s Hello Earth, a 8-bit game starring the internet sensation cat, available on desktop and mobile, powered by GDevelop and JavaScript. He likes to push the limits of Javascript to create any kind of product: apps, mobile apps, and games.

Florian is a software engineer working at Facebook. He was an early adopter of React Native and open-sourced a few modules for it. He is the author of GDevelop, an open-source game making software based on React, WebAssembly and JavaScript. He also made Lil BUB’s Hello Earth, a 8-bit game starring the internet sensation cat, available on desktop and mobile, powered by GDevelop and JavaScript. He likes to push the limits of Javascript to create any kind of product: apps, mobile apps, and games.