The Shoutem has plugin-based architecture. Think of it as WordPress for mobile apps. This means that your apps are created using small building blocks, or plugins, called Extensions. When was the last time you heard of someone building an eCommerce website from scratch? With solutions like Shopify, BigCommerce, WooCommerce, there’s no need for it. So why build an app from scratch?
Shoutem solved the complexity of mobile app development just as eCommerce website solutions do. Shoutem is a scalable, feature-rich, all-in-one solution with all the tools you need to build a great app and generate value for your users. Extensions marketplace gives you a head start. They save you time and money and mean you can focus on providing a better user experience, specifically targeted to your business case. To run your app, all you do is:
- Check our marketplace of ready-made extensions;
- Plug the extension into your app; and,
- Configure it for complete functionality and designed screens.
To differentiate yourself from competitors, you need to provide a unique look and feel to your users. So, we’ve stepped up the design game. With 200+ customizable layouts, building an app with a unique look and feel has never been easier. If you want to go above and beyond our themes and layouts, you have total freedom to change and customize the UI. Set your imagination free! With Shoutem, you can build apps without any restrictions on how you use React Native. We’ve opened our platform so developers can supercharge their mobile app development process with React Native. All functionalities are open-sourced. You’ll never get locked in. Shoutem provides a complete development environment, tools and documentation to build React Native apps, which means that developers have the freedom to change any existing functionality, or create something completely new.
You can do this in 2 ways:
- Directly modify the extension code – take the code of an extension, modify it and push it as your own extension.
- Create a new extension – write the new functionality, and connect to any API or utilize any and all 3rd party packages that you would be able to use with your regular React Native projects.
Shoutem is the first mobile app creator completely open to developers. All functionalities are open-sourced. You’ll never get locked in or waste development time on common functionalities. Put your focus on innovation.