Thomas Vidas talks with us about Capaciator - how it differs from React Native or Flutter, what Capacitor gives you access to on the device, what the developer experience is like with Capacitor, and compelling reasons to consider using Capacitor on your next project.

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 190,
  title: ' Building Apps with Capacitor, React Native or Flutter',
  topics: [ 
    'mobile', 'ios', 'android'
  guest: 'Thomas Vidas'
  hosts: [
    'Ward Bell', 'John Papa'

Recording date: June 2, 2022

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Thomas Vidas @ThomasVidas

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  • 00:52 Ward's belt phone
  • 03:26 Guest introduction
  • 05:58 What is capacitor?
  • 07:14 Mobile first or web first development
  • 07:59 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 08:59 How does Capacitor differentiate itself?
  • 14:22 Does Capacitor give you access to the device?
  • 18:19 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 19:20 What is developer experience like for Capacitor?
  • 21:03 How much is Capacitor?
  • 27:11 What's the compelling reason to use Capacitor?
  • 31:45 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.