React and React Native Development

We develop apps in React Native and build web apps using React (Sometimes called ReactJS). The React frameworks allow us to create fast, scalable web and mobile applications with rich user interfaces.

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Made and maintained by Facebook

React and React Native are programming frameworks for creating responsive, reactive and scalable applications, on both web and mobile. These frameworks boast a strong open-source community following and were created by Facebook to solve the challenges they encountered in creating their interactive social media apps.

Being open source, you are free to use these technologies within your own app projects.

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A single code base

Traditionally every platform you wanted to launch onto required a completely new application to be developed, meaning brand-new code had to be created in a range different programming languages. Android uses Java, Apple has C#, the web uses JavaScript and PHP, and so on. This has many negative commercial implications. Fragmentation creates logistics challenges with code versioning and deployment, source code cannot be reused across platforms and no single developer is likely to have the full skills to work across all languages and platforms simultaneously.

React Native solves all of these problems, allowing everything to be built using a single language, Javascript. Application programming used on the web is able to be used directly on mobile, creating a single well-maintained code base.

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Scalable & component based

The React framework requires new features to be built in the form of components - these can then be used anywhere within the application. For example, you may create a submit button component that can then be used anywhere. If you should want to update your submit processes later, then you can simply extend this button component, or drop it completely in favour for a new approach. This approach also works for larger components, such as payment mechanisms, or reporting tools.

As your application grows, you can be confident that your application has been built in a robust and scalable way that supports future extension. This is exactly the reason why we chose to build MODL app using React.

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Curious about the difference between Web, Native and Hybrid apps?

We've written an in-depth article looking into the differences between each development approach, considering the trade-offs, and helping you to make an informed decision by referencing independent data on the state of React Native.

Read the full article

Interested in using React or React Native for your project?

The best framework to use, whether React or something else, will depend on what you are trying to achieve. It may be that a fully device-native mobile application is more suitable, or it may be best to use React for the application part of the website but not the app.

Please tell us about your project using the contact form. We will have a conversation about the various options available, and present a cost that is tailored to meet your requirements. Where possible, we will provide you with the background knowledge and some guidance to enable you to make an informed decision around the commercial trade-offs.

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Mobile App Development Services
Mobile App Development

Launch a new tech product, improve performance, enable new marketing strategies or introduce new revenue streams.

Web App Development Services
Web App Development

Engage your customers by developing unique services, and internal processes, that differentiate your business from the competition.

Online Login Portal Development Services
Online Login Portals

Portals with user login, groups, ownership levels, permissions and entitlements. Control your processes while encouraging user engagement.

Planning, Wireframing & Project Specification Services
Planning, Wireframing & Specifications

Through a detailed specification and visual blueprints of your site or app, you can make sure we’re on the right track.

Online Video Calling Portal Development (and Video App Development)
Online Video Calling

Businesses are becoming increasingly global, making remote operation a necessity if you want to grow. By enabling online video calls you your staff, and your customers can carry out work from anywhere in the world.

API Development & Systems Integration Services
API and Systems Integration

Automate manually processes and enable your various systems to talk to each other. Integrate with third party API's to innovate and deliver results.

Project Management Planning Services (For Tech Projects, Apps, and Portals)
Project Planning, Expertise, and Advice

Every successful project starts with a plan. We’ll work together to create yours, making detailed specifications that outline what you want.

Reporting, Charts and Graphs Development Services (For Apps and Portals)
Reporting, Charts & Graphs

Record and represent your data online or in-app. Attractive and easy to understand graphs that are accessible across multiple devices.

Internet of Things App Development (IoT Cloud Services & Apps)
Internet of Things (IoT Apps)

Make your business smarter, more effective, and incredibly responsive with the Internet of Things (IoT). As long as a device has WiFi capabilities, you can use it to drive your business forward and improve everyday processes.

Online Payments and In-App Payments Development
Online Pay & In-App Payments

There are now billions of online shoppers around the world and they’ve all got money to spend. Make sure you’re not missing out on potential customers by setting up online and in-app payments.

PDF Generation (For Apps, Web apps, and Online Portal)
PDF Generation

Automatically generate documents and resources on-the-fly. Customise by user data, language preference, branding, and more.

Convert Your Spreadsheet to an App (Spreadsheet to App Development Services)
Spreadsheet to App Conversion

Convert your spreadsheet into a fully-functional web or mobile application. Or, use spreadsheets as your data source, sending data to your server, app, or website, at the click of a button.

Online Partner Portals
Partner portals

Manage partners and sales agents whilst enabling bespoke operational requirements. Oversee hierarchies of stakeholders, business units or partner companies.

eCommerce websites and apps
eCommerce

Websites and apps that allow your customers to transact with you online. Sell products, or generate recurring revenue by implementing a subscription payment model.

ROI Calculator Development Services (Apps and Web Apps)
ROI Calculators (Apps and Tools)

Improve conversion rates by showing customers your financial value quickly. Generate leads that contain useful customer metrics to improve sales performance.

Cloud monitoring
Cloud monitoring

Send data to the cloud from anywhere in the world. Track devices or services remotely via the web, or mobile applications.

Database design
Database design

Store business information in a database structure that supports both project requirements and infrastructure growth. Load balanced databases that support high user numbers and big data.

Marketing automation
Marketing automation

Automatically email users based on events within your systems or websites. Give users a lead score, and customise responses to nurture and convert.

Location, maps and monitoring
Location, maps and monitoring

Track the location of devices and users, display location-based metrics, and business analytics using digital maps.

Multi-site management
Multi-site management

For businesses that have multiple brands, entities or franchises. Manage multiple sites, and businesses, within a single login portal.

Electronic tickets (eTickets) apps and integrations
Electronic tickets (eTickets)

Run your own box office and eliminate ticket printing and postage costs by digitising your tickets. Ticket delivery via your website, email or smartphone.

Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging

Keep connected like never before with instant messaging. You can reach staff, existing customers, and potential clients with ease and customise your tools to suit their needs.

Data Encryption
Data Encryption

Keep yourself protected with our encryptions services. Have you secured your data? If not, you’re leaving yourself open to hackers who can attack your systems and steal your data.

Website Design (With Complex Requirements)
Website design (For Complex Projects)

Great looking websites, tailored to your brand guidelines. Designs that are optimised based on user behaviour, with the goal of increasing conversions, or encouraging certain behaviours.

Mobile-friendly web app design
Mobile-friendly web app design

Web app design that looks and feels great on mobile, tablet and desktop devices. Increase conversions by optimising messaging and calls to action based on screen size, and user habits.

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We would love to hear about your project. Please contact us to let us know what you want to achieve and we will let you know our ideas and provide an indication of the likely cost.

Scorchsoft is an in-house UK team of web and mobile app developers and designers, based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham.

We can deliver your innovative, technically complex project, using the latest web and mobile application development technologies.

Scorchsoft develops online portals, applications, web apps, and mobile app projects. With over eleven years experience working with hundreds of small, medium, and large enterprises, in a diverse range of sectors, we'd love to discover how we can apply our expertise to your project.

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