React Native: v0.61.0 Release

Release date:
September 24, 2019
Previous version:
v0.61.0-rc.3 (released September 10, 2019)
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Release Notes Published

0.61 stable is here 🎉

Thanks to everyone who contributed and helped to get this together, everyone worked really hard and we hope you are as excited as we are 🤗

Some of the major changes that this version brings:

  • Whole new hot reloading experience, called "Fast refresh". It is turned on by default and can be accessed under the developer menu. Expect more details about this feature in the upcoming blog post.

  • React version has been updated to 16.9 - 0ccedf3964b1ebff43e4631d1e60b3e733096e56

  • Better CocoaPods support with use_frameworks!

Please refer to this issue for updates on the status of this release candidate - also, you can post here the link to the issues you have reported for this version so that they can be surfaced easily.

You can also test upgrading to this version using the upgrade helper webtool ⚛️

You can find the whole changelog history over at react-native-releases.