Imagine if you didn't need to write your backend because you got it for free. If all you needed to do was write your front-end app and connect it to a ready-to-use and very flexible backend. While there are a few options that come to mind, one of them might not necessarily be Horizon + RethinkDB, but maybe it should be.
Julian Ćwirko dives into the great development experience of using these tools.
If you're coming from web development, and want to try your hand at making native apps with React Native, you might find some things to be a bit different. One of the hardest things about native development is getting your app onto devices to be tested. Often you need to test things on a device before submitting them to the Play and App stores. Josh Habdas tells us how he used BuddyBuild to solve this problem.