React Native news from last week
Youssouf El Azizi—
September 10, 2019
Last week was a great week for the react-native ecosystem. we saw some great announcements form react-native Europe and core team members that would make react native development more enjoyable.
In case you missed it, this is a small post that covers almost all news and announcements from the last week.
React native 0.61 release candidate with fast refresh :
Fast refresh is a “hot reloading” alternative feature and it should be as reliable as a full refresh but the feedback loop is fast.
Sneak peek of Fast Refresh, coming in React Native 0.61.— Dan Abramov (@dan_abramov) September 5, 2019
It’s like the old "hot reloading" feature, but rebuilt from scratch for better reliability, error resilience, and function component support.
Want to help test it?
npx react-native init MyProject --version 0.61.0-rc.2 pic.twitter.com/O4gFdBwZKI
Flipper with React Native :
Flipper is a great developer tool for debugging mobile apps. This tool is shipped with react-native 62. But you can use it today with your existing Application, thanks to the amazing Parashuram’s blog post.
Component-first Navigation :
React Navigation 5.0 (alpha) has been released and offer a new way to navigate in React Native with a dynamic component-based API.
We just released React Navigation 5.0 (alpha) 🔥— Satyajit Sahoo (@satya164) September 5, 2019
It's a new way to navigate in React Native with a dynamic component based API.
Give it a try now by following instructions at https://t.co/pgZNEhSosZ
Special thanks to @mosdnk who made it possible ❤️ pic.twitter.com/1qDYsfLhJv
On the wave of RN navigation announcements, the amazing Krzysztof Magi release firstname.lastname@example.org including support for native nav stack primitives (e.g., UINavViewController)
On the wave of RN navigation announcements I'm happy to release email@example.com that includes support for native nav stack primitives (e.g., UINavViewController) – you can also use it with RNN – check `createNativeStackNavigator` in the docs 👉 https://t.co/gj2beCqEgZ pic.twitter.com/Knpxgk6DgK— Krzysztof Magiera (@kzzzf) September 5, 2019
Microsoft is working on bringing React Native to Mac :
During react Native Europe, Microsoft demonstrates how they use react-native with Office suite to build cross-platform new features. And they announced that they are working on bringing React Native to Mac too.
You say brownfield? How about Office suite using React Native? pic.twitter.com/sGKZRSqKeW— Mike Grabowski (@grabbou) September 6, 2019
Formik native :
The great Jared Palmer will publish on the next few weeks a native formik version with scroll/focus/keyboard management by default.
Some folks asked me after my #ReactNativeEU about scroll / focus / keyboard management in formik-native. The answer is yes, this will be built-in. There will be a <KeyboardAwareScrollView /> that will automagically scroll to the next input. Hacked a demo video for ya pic.twitter.com/k8SqkjTnVP— Jared Palmer (@jaredpalmer) September 5, 2019
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