Issue #83

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Animations, debugging, a new OSS board to help everybody get involved with React Native bugs and issues...oh, did I mention unit tests...? 
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React Native Navigation and Its Caveats

Tips and tricks for using React Native Navigation from Wix in your React Native app and how to avoid some common gotchas.

React Native Debugging Tools

This post gives a high level overview of some of the features of three popular React Native debugging options currently available to you. 

How to Generate a PDF File with React Native

While doing React Native development, you've likely come across the need to create a PDF in your app... checkout and bookmark this post to save future headaches!

Making Animations In React Native— The Simplified Guide

Learn how to create fade, slideUp, slideDown, rotate, and more in this guide which will unravel the mystery of animations and the Animated API.

Unit Testing in React Using Jest and Enzyme

How to use Test Driven Development (TDD) and create unit tests with Jest and Enzyme in your React Native app.

Introducing React Native OSS Board

To overcome some problems related to Open Source work and decrease the entry level of contributing for beginners, Callstack has created a board with “ready to pick up” issues from react-native and react-native-community repositories.

Best in Class React Native Crash Reporting

Automatically detect crashes in your React Native apps using Bugsnag. Handle minified JS using sourcemaps. Surface fully symbolicated stacktraces for JavaScript, iOS, & Android all in one place. Try it free.

Chain React Conf 2019

Chain React 2019 is coming up! If you’re hiring or want some instant feedback on a new tool you’re working on, over 500 React Native developers will be there to network.

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An animations library


Import SVG files in your project like you would in a web app


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Sh**t! I Smoke helps you calculate how much people in several cities of the world are "smoking" by breathing urban air.

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