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What is Expo?

It is a framework and a platform for universal React applications. It is a set of tools and services built around React Native and native platforms that help you develop, build, deploy, and quickly iterate on iOS, Android, and web apps.
Expo is a tool in the Cross-Platform Mobile Development category of a tech stack.
Expo is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Expo's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Expo?

Companies
130 companies reportedly use Expo in their tech stacks, including Voypost, tools, and useinsider.

Developers
337 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Expo.

Expo Integrations

React Native, Prisma Cloud, Create React Native App, Courier, and Expo Sketch are some of the popular tools that integrate with Expo. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Expo.
Pros of Expo
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Free
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Hot Reload
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Easy to learn
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Common ios and android app setup
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Streamlined
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Open Source
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Builds into a React Native app
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PWA supported
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Plugins for web use with Next.js

Expo Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Expo?
React Native
React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.
Ionic
Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile and desktop-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Use with Angular, React, Vue, or plain JavaScript.
Create React Native App
Create React Native App allows you to work with all of the Components and APIs in React Native, as well as most of the JavaScript APIs that the Expo App provides.
Flutter
Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Xamarin
Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
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Expo's Followers
568 developers follow Expo to keep up with related blogs and decisions.