Expo SDK 21.0.0 is now available – Exposition

  • We do recommend updating sooner rather than later — see this commit from our template projects for an example of how to update.When developing, using the new API lets us show an error screen if an error is hit during the first render of your app, instead of hanging or restarting:Note that…
  • This should make it significantly easier to tell the difference between an error loading your app and a slow network connection.If you are experiencing slow loading times when developing your app, check to see if you have the “tunnel” mode enabled in XDE/exp and try using LAN connections if your…
  • There is an example in the Native Component List, and Brent has also published a couple of example projects using the new API:We do have a documentation page for this API, although for the time being it just points to the GitHub repository.Google AdMobSDK 21 now supports displaying ads through…
  • To help your App Review process go more smoothly, we’ve decided to remove the Stripe SDK and experimental Payments API from apps built with the Expo standalone builder.
  • This was a problem with a dependency we used for detecting the machine IP address, and has been fixed.Upgrading Your AppHere’s how to upgrade your app to Expo SDK 21.0.0 from 20.0.0:Close XDE or your exp CLI serverIn app.json, change sdkVersion to “21.0.0”In package.json, change these dependencies:- react-native to expo to…

I am happy to announce the release of Expo SDK 21.0.0! It is based on React Native 0.48 “August”. Our previous SDK, 20.0.0, is based on React Native 0.47 “July”. AppLoading has been extended with new…

Expo SDK 21.0.0 is now availableI am happy to announce the release of Expo SDK 21.0.0! It is based on React Native 0.48 “August”. Our previous SDK, 20.0.0, is based on React Native 0.47 “July”.AppLoading Improvements: Easier to use, better error handlingAppLoading has been extended with new props that make it easier to use and also better able to display errors in development mode. See the documentation for details. These changes are backwards-compatible, and the old API will continue to work. We do recommend updating sooner rather than later — see this commit from our template projects for an example of how to update.When developing, using the new API lets us show an error screen if an error is hit during the first render of your app, instead of hanging or restarting:Note that in production mode the behavior of AppLoading is the same as it was previously — this API is intended to help you diagnose problems during debugging but should not affect users of your app.Loading screen progress in developmentIn the SDK 20 release, we supported a progress bar for building the JavaScript bundle for your app when in development mode. In SDK 21, that progress bar has been extended to also display progress of downloading the bundle. This should make it significantly easier to tell the difference between an error loading your app and a slow network connection.If you are experiencing slow loading times when developing your app, check to see if you have the “tunnel” mode enabled in XDE/exp and try using…

Expo SDK 21.0.0 is now available – Exposition