Hi like the title says, my question is: Do I have to use EAS Build and / or expo updates in order to use expo-dev-client? Currently we use AppCenter to build our app and use codepush for updates, We’re already ejected from expo but still use a lot of feature from expo, but the expo go app is not enough for us because it doesn’t have support for some of the packages we use.
Yes, you need to use EAS Build to build the dev client, but you do not need to use
expo-cli publish or
eas update. That is completely optional.
Also, you do not have to use Expo’s build servers to build the app. You can use
eas build --local to build on your own machine.