Great article Mike.
Justin Doyle

Hey Justin! Thanks for reading. I extended the TextInput element by creating a new element that extends TextInput, and then overwrites the renderIOS function. It’s extremely crappy, but was the best hack I could think of at the time. I hope there’s a better solution out in the RN community now. Here’s a gist just for reference in case there’s no other alternatives (def not proud of this code and would strive very hard not to do this):