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Building li.st for Android with Exponent and React Native

li.st for Android is likely one of the largest pure React Native codebases around at this time. The only native modules that we use are generic and included in Exponent because they would apply to many other apps (social login, image picker, push notifications) -- otherwise it's JavaScript all the way down. The functionality that li.st provides covers a wide range of common patterns that you'll find in most apps, which is one of the reasons why we wanted to build it in the first place: to test the limits of Exponent and React Native with in real world scenarios. Living on the edge with both React Native and Exponent, you'd be right to guess that we ran into our fair share of problems. You're going to encounter most of these problems if you are building a big React Native app (possibly some for React DOM apps) in the next year and I'm here to let you know that you're not alone and arm you with some knowledge you'll want when building a large app.