Issue #80

Hi Readers!

There's a bit of exciting news in the React Native world! As of React Native 0.59, which is out now, you can begin using hooks in your apps! I know many of you are excited to try them now that they have first-class support, myself included! If you want to get started, you can check out the React docs on using React's built-in hooks.

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