Discord introduced new measures to carry its Android app into parity with its iOS counterpart at this time. The modifications will enhance the app’s expertise for Android, which has traditionally lagged behind the iPhone model of Discord.
Discord says the app is now “rebuilt from the bottom up” utilizing React Native, a developer framework for making apps that work uniformly throughout platforms. Among the modifications have been rolling out already in just lately weeks, however the overhauled model of Discord for Android needs to be accessible to all customers throughout the subsequent few weeks.
The chat app is about as cross-platform as they arrive and the corporate affords a model of the expertise for iOS, Android, Mac, Home windows and Linux. Discord additionally just lately added a new integration for Xbox Stay that lets customers ahead their chats to their consoles.
The corporate says that the brand new growth methodology will permit it to expedite new function releases and bug fixes, getting these modifications to the multi-platform app uniformly and extra rapidly than earlier than. Previous to the brand new system, Android customers bought the quick finish of the stick, usually ready for options and updates that their iOS counterparts acquired first.
“React Native permits us to streamline and consolidate our processes, which helps our engineers work extra effectively and push out updates extra often, particularly now that the workforce received’t be spending as a lot time sustaining completely different codebases for various units,” the corporate wrote in a weblog publish.