With the addition of Apple M1 backing, NativeScript accommodates Apple’s new system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology. The Apple M1 is Apple’s own SoC for the Mac. Designed to replace Intel processors, it debuted in November 2020.
Webpack 5 was released in October 2020, focusing on areas such as improving performance through persistent caching and improving compatibility with the web platform. NativeScript 8.0 enables simpler configuration for Webpack.