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For everyone in the ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ hope you have your eclipse shades ready today! We'll be keeping it classy with our self built pinhole camera and avoiding looking directly in the sun. Have a great week and enjoy this week's awesome content!

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Open Source

  • react-native-carousel-pager

    Awesome image carousel pager component from @jeremiepapillon. โšก๏ธ

  • react-native-hud-view

    HUD view component that uses react-native-vector-icons or displays a custom view.

  • react-native-stateview

    Wrapper component that allows you to set loading, data, error, and placeholder states for a component. Nice for a lot of situations!

  • react-native-quickstarter

    Well documented React Native quick start project based on create-react-native-app. If you're looking to get into React Native and want some examples of common use cases this one's for you. ๐Ÿป

  • react-native-animated-gallery

    Amazing implementation of a complicated UI spec! ๐Ÿ”ฅ Check out the project for a comparison video.

  • react-native-hyperlinked-text

    Get your links looking nice with this little component that is able to highlight hyperlinked text.

Random

Couple of really cool ARKit demos this week!

Around the Web

Frameworks

Expo 20.0.0 is out!

Expo 20.0.0, based off of React Native 0.47 is available! This is an awesome release with a bunch of new features from the Expo team! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Full release notes are available here. Some highlights:

  • Faster startup on Android and pushing checking for updates to the background
  • Improved loading screen including feedback that offers more information to developers
  • JavascriptCore rollback on Android because of bugs on older devices
  • New Camera and Payments APIs ๐Ÿš€
  • New experimental SplashScreen API
  • New FileSystem.DownloadResumable API which allows progress updates, pause, and resume
  • Plenty of bug fixes ๐Ÿ™‚

JavaScript

Both of these great articles exploring new ES6 features are from ReasonCode. Be sure to check them out to make sure that you're aware of all the new built in methods in ES6, all of them available to us today with React Native! ๐Ÿค“

Podcasts

GraphQL