If after watching all the React Conf (which some coined React Native Conf) videos you're still not convinced React Native is a big deal, maybe this talk will help. In this article Clay walks through why he thinks React Native is going to change the mobile dev landscape by talking about the differentiators of React Native.
The idea of breaking up your UI into components has changed the way we build applications. In this post, Tyler walks through the similarity between functions which return a value and functions which return some UI. He'll also cover the importance of pure functions and how becoming more focused on functional programming can help you build better user interfaces.