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M. H. HeCreating Apps with React Nativehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8042-3_5

5. Network Programming

M. Holmes He1  
Bucklands Beach, New Zealand

Most modern apps would be useless without a network. This is true for Manyface and other real-world apps alike. A network, on the other hand, is complex and is rough at times. This is especially true for a mobile network where even the connectivity could be nondeterministic and intermittent. This scenario of weak connection continuously challenges mobile apps, and the solution logic flow cannot be easily tested, verified, or validated. A network also contributes a large bulk of waiting time, and anxiety, to the users. This is because network latency (approximately tens to hundreds ...

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