Announcing React Native 0.70

We are excited to release a new version of React Native, 0.70.0. This version comes with several improvements like a new unified configuration for Codegen, Hermes as default engine, and full CMake support for Android builds along with a refresh of the documentation for the New Architecture. Read on to learn more! Sections​ New Architecture’s […]

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Hermes as the Default

Last October, we announced that we had started work towards making Hermes the default engine for all React Native apps. Hermes has provided a lot of value to React Native inside of Meta, and we believe the open-source community will benefit as well. Hermes is designed for resource constrained devices and optimizes for start up, […]

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Announcing React Native 0.69

We are excited to release a new version of React Native, 0.69.0. This version comes with several improvements for the New Architecture of React Native and new features: React 18 support & bundled Hermes. Read on to learn more! Sections​ React 18Bundled HermesHighlights of 0.69 React 18​ We are delighted to share with you that […]

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Helping migrate React Native libraries to the New Architecture

tl; dr: We are working on improving the resources supporting the React Native New Architecture. We have already released a repository to help migrate your app (RNNewArchitectureApp) and one for your libraries (RNNewArchitectureLibraries). We are also revamping the New Architecture guide on the Website and we created a GitHub Working Group to answer questions related […]

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React Native Accessibility – GAAD 2022 Update

May 19th, 2022 marks the 11th annual celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day and we wanted to update everyone on the accessibility progress we’ve made on the React Native Framework. Meta (formerly Facebook) was the first organization to take the GAAD pledge in 2020, committing to making the React Native framework accessible. “We hope this […]

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Announcing React Native 0.68

Hello everyone! Today we are announcing the 0.68.0 release of React Native, with opt-in to the New React Native Architecture, bug fixes and more. Sections Highlights of 0.68Opting in into the New ArchitectureWebsite updatesInterested in helping React Native stabilise new releases? Highlights of 0.68 Andrei Calazans helped us selecting the most relevant changes that 0.68 […]

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An update on the New Architecture Rollout

Hi everyone, As previously announced: 2022 is going to be the year of the New Architecture in open source If you still haven’t had the time to look into the New React Native Architecture (the Fabric Renderer and the TurboModule system), there is no better time to do it than now! We would like to […]

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Announcing React Native 0.67

Happy new year everyone! Today we are announcing the latest release of React Native, 0.67.0, along with some updates on the release process that we have been working on in the past few months. Sections Highlights of 0.67Improvements to Release ProcessInterested in helping React Native stabilise new releases? Highlights of 0.67 As mentioned in Meta’s […]

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