Great news for all react native developers: authors behind reanimated library have announced major new version.
It makes writing animations for react native apps much easier for the developers, but the real reason to be excited are the huge performance benefits promised.
Check out full medium blog here: https://blog.swmansion.com/introducing-reanimated-2-752b913af8b3
One of the challenges with react native development is dealing with current architecture of communicating between JS and native threads. This talk by one of the react native engineers gives insight into new architecture being developed by Facebook and how it might solve some of the issues commonly faced by developers. https://youtu.be/UcqRXTriUVI