In this chapter we are going to build a bare-bones mobile app using React Native. The app we build will be used by customers to retrieve their orders and to chat with customer-service representatives about them.
Both order visualization and chat will use the APIs that we built in Chapter 8. We are going to use this mobile app to explore how can we support API consumers that have different requirements from static HTML pages.
Why React Native
In this book I do not wish to take sides about any technology other than Django. I do not wish to present a polished native app, because ...