We're working from home today as our new iPhone X arrives and we have to be home to sign. I'm looking forward to the new gesture based interface, Face ID, and animojis. Be sure to use the iPhone X simulator to check your apps for irregularities and have a great week!
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React Native 0.50
React Native October 0.50 was released this past week with some breaking changes and improvements. You can get the full release notes here, but here are some highlights:
<Image>with nested content is no longer supported. Looking into
<ImageBackground>instead if this is something you did in our app.
- Overflow hidden is fixed on Android. 🎉
- Android Oreo (8.0) support.
- Support for null titles in AlertIOS.
Around the Web
Learn how to create React Native Templates with this incredible writeup from Chris Geirman.
A good look at creating an app in native and React Native to gauge the pros and cons of each.
Learn how to create an excellent parallax header from Jason Gaare.
Nice short post on some undocumented props with React Native's
ScrollView to get the Y position at the end of the scroll.
react-navigation was released with beta.17 this past week. The updates keep coming and it's great to see the project move forward, great work to their team. 👏🏻
Have questions about VR? Get up to speed with this quick video from John Carmack.
Great episode on React Native Radio talking about VR & AR in React Native.
Some beautiful examples of apps designed for the iPhone X.
Thought this Bio video was hilarious this past week and figured some of you might enjoy it too. 🤓
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