Remember when React Native beta access was shared illicitly via flash drives behind closed doors? Since its first release in January 2015, React Native has experienced incredible growth and adoption. We'll discuss the evolution of React Native over the last year, looking at the maturation of the library as well as the ever-increasing community around it. From the release of Android support to the focus on better build systems and asset management, to the influx of interest from "traditional" mobile developers, there's a lot to take in. Understanding how we reached the present will help us see where we're going next. What problems remain to be solved? How will React Native continue to evolve and grow?