React Native and the Array.reverse bug

by Christian Brevik

The news that broke a couple of days ago about the Array.reverse-bug that occurs in the newly released iOS 12 was a bit scary. I first learnt about it from this Stack Overflow-post by way of Hacker News. Developers have experienced a JavaScript-bug in Safari iOS 12, where an…

Elastomania takes the stand, part 1

by Lars Alexander Jakobsen

Winter 2018 we put on our cross-country skis and went to a cabin in the woods. Our boss told us not to come back until we had come up with an idea for our stand for NDC Oslo ;) After a lot of discussion, arguing and beer we came up with…

Easier React Native upgrade with patch-package

by Christian Brevik

Anyone who has worked with React Native (RN) for some time know that the core contributors are not afraid of introducing breaking changes. So upgrading from one version to the next can sometimes be difficult. It became a lot easier when they introduced react-native-git-upgrade, which if you aren't using yet,…

Easy TypeScript with React Native

by Christian Brevik

Just here for the code sample? Check it out here. Trying to combine TypeScript (TS) with React Native (RN) has historically been kind of difficult. It has been possible by employing some clever, but hacky, solutions. The problem is, that those solutions are difficult to maintain. And they might become…