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Migrating to React Native: A Long-Term Retrospective

Migrating to React Native: A Long-Term Retrospective

Presented June 25, 2020 remotely for the Mobius conference based in St Petersburg: https://mobius-piter.ru/en/2020/spb/talks/5rurofsaorksrtqprfpqsm/

Ash Furrow

June 25, 2020

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