Facebook is the company which is responsible for the creation of React Native, and very recently, it announced the imminent arrival of its very new and amazing version 0.60. With this news, there is a surge of excitement in us, and we are pretty curious to see what interesting features this new version of React Native has in store for us. So, shall we get into the details and get acquainted with this framework?
One of the best open-source frameworks of all time, React developers from all over the word popularly use native. However, with the advent of the React Native latest update, you will be able to optimize all the current React Native 0.59 features in the new one. Not just that but the React Native 0.60 update will not have all the issues which were previously present in the 0.59 version.
Have a look at some of the exciting features right here.
- Accessibility Improvement
- New Screen
- AndroidX Support
- Auto-linking for OS
- CocoaPods: A New iOS Component
Amongst the React Native updates, there are some improvements which are being made in the accessibility APIs which are present for Android and iOS phones. Now reduce motion and accessibility flags of iOS are assisted on the operating system. Most missing roles are now included for the different elements. Proper web assistance is provided for the API. Also, AccessibilityInfo.announceForAccessibility is properly supported on the Android platforms.
The React Native app development company is known for producing new screens when it comes to releasing their new versions. This screen in the latest version of the framework is also said to be pretty user-friendly and will have a lot of instructions such as Document links, App.js editing, debugging menu start, and so many other things. There is also a new UI which is known as ‘Hello World’, and you will be able to have an introduction to the ecosystem which this.
The migration happening between AndroidX and React Native through the Android Extension Library has resulted in the migration of dependencies and the native codes as well. So, for this shift there, the React Native apps will be using AndroidX. However, the React Native App development team as the right but the temporary solution of using “Jetifer,” an AndroidX translation for solving this problem.
There are some libraries in React Native, which always consist of platform-specific and native codes. With the help of this mechanism, you will be able to use the code for your projects. There is much advancement in the field of auto-linking due to React Native.
You must have heard about CocoaPods, right? Well, it is a managing application for the app-level dependencies, and it was designed specifically for Objective –C Cocoa and Swift projects. But then React Native also has CocoaPods for iOS, so that is an interesting thing.
Some Of The Important Removals
So, what else has been changed from React Native do you think? Well, with the new updates, there have been some removals as well. While NetInfo and WebView have been added to different repositories in the new version, features like Geolocation has been removed due to public feedback.
Keeping in mind these interesting changes, it can be said without a doubt that this version 0.60 of React Native is certainly one of the most amazing ones and a better choice than the others. If you don’t believe us, you need to experience it yourself to know what we are talking about.
It is simply needless to say that React Native has managed to get the taste of popularity due to the performance that it provides. So, with React Native development time being increased to 50%, there will be better results for the people now. These are just some of the updates that we have mentioned below and there is a lot more to come. Be ready to learn and experience the best of React Native 0.60.