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Hey Readers!

A new Pressable component is coming to React Native in 0.63 to make building touchable elements much nicer!
In other news, the Facebook Messenger team published a blog post about the rewrite of their native app, and Dan Abramov wrote a great piece addressing what it means for the React Native community that you should definitely check out here.

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Getting Started With React Native: Mac Edition


Deconstructing React


Getting Started with Stack Navigator Using react-navigation 5 in React Native and Expo Apps

Nice walk-through to bring you up to speed on react-navigation's recent component-based version release.

How to add an Apple Watch Extension to Your React Native Application

Implement two-way communication between your Apple Watch app and your paired React Native iOS app with the Watch Connectivity framework.

React Native Push Notifications Guide for Rookies and Techies

A tl;dr about the first assumptions and the reality of mobile notifications behaviors on React Native projects.

React Native PDF Digital Signature

Follow this experiment, modifying react-native-pdf, and make a React Native component to sign a PDF document.

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.


Broadcast your ReactNative app to your TV with this library.


A great library, complete with Storybook demos, of over 50 custom React hooks!
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React Native Tabbar Animation Challenge

Add an animation that jumps between tab bar icons when switching tabs.

React Native Local Push Notifications Tutorial

A quick and easy way to get started sending push notifications on iOS and Android.

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