SDK changelog

A list of changes made to the Localytics SDK.

iOS

4.4.1: July 17, 2017

  • Fixed an issue that caused crashes because of how application state calls were being handled.

4.4.0: July 10, 2017

  • Categories and actions are now supported in Push and Places Notifications.
  • Added rich media support for Places notifications.
  • Full-screen videos can now be shown within Inbox creatives.
  • Silent Inbox campaigns are now supported to help A/B testing creatives without visible UI.
  • A new API has been added for tagging when an Inbox list item has been tapped.
  • Added Inbox messaging callbacks for displaying and dismissing the detail view controller.

4.3.2: April 13th, 2017

  • Fixed a bug that removed bitcode support in the framework.

4.3.1: April 5th, 2017

  • Fixed a bug that caused In-App creatives in test mode to not be approprately responsive.

4.3.0: March 23, 2017

  • In-App Messaging improvements including:
    • Per campaign UI modification. Using a callback, a number of properties on the In-app campaign can be modified such as centered In-App aspect ratio, Banner In-App offset from the edges of the screen, full-screen In-App transparency, and dismiss button image, location and visibility.
    • A new campaign test mode UI including the ability to preview all creatives in an A/B test.
    • The ability to delay In-App campaigns triggered by "Session Start" and refire them at a later time to avoid conflicts with splash screens or other interstitials.
    • Additional Javascript callbacks for setting Profiles and identifying users within custom HTML In-App Messaging creatives.
    • A new In-App Dimiss button.
    • In-App Messages can now be triggered or suppressed based on dimensions.
  • Performance events to manually track impressions and conversions for customers rendering fully custom Push, In-App, Inbox, and Places campaigns.
  • Added creative location access for custom Inbox and In-App campaigns.
  • Places notification trigger methods.

4.2.0: November 11, 2016

  • Added support for frequency capping in Places.
  • Added support for downloading scheduled campaigns in advance so they are available immediately at campaign launch time.
  • Fixed a bug that caused places identifiers with quotes to not be handled appropriately.
  • Fixed a bug where standard events would log transactions with a customer value of 0.
  • Improved logging.

4.1.0: August 30, 2016

  • Added support for iOS10 and the new UserNotification framework.
  • Fixed an issue that was caused when file protection is enabled globally for an app.

4.0.1: August 9, 2016

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash when Places is enabled in the Dashboard but Places integration has not been completed.

4.0.0: May 31, 2016

  • Added support for Places, our geofencing and background location analytics and messaging product.
  • Added standard events.
  • Replaced add/remove SDK callback API with a single set callback API.
  • Replace static lib release with two frameworks, one static and one dynamic. This provides full support for swift with Cocoapods.
  • Dropped iOS 6 support.

3.8.0: March 10, 2016

  • Added "push registered" event, which allows Localytics to upload a user's push token immediately. This improves reliability for developers when testing push integration. It also ensures all users who have only had one session can still receive push notifications.
  • Bug fixes.

3.7.0: February 5, 2016

  • Added App Inbox for delivering personalized content to users through a dedicated inbox.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent in-app control group impressions from being tagged.

3.6.1: January 5, 2016

  • Fixed underreporting of Localytics Push Opened events at cold start which could cause incorrect push campaign performance metrics.

3.6.0: December 11, 2015

  • Increased hard limit on number of custom dimensions to enable future Dashboard improvements.
  • Fixed a deadlock that could occur when dispatching to the main thread from an analytics delegate callback.

3.5.1: October 7, 2015

  • Added Bitcode support
  • Fixed empty array/profile bug
  • Fixed offline/online bug
  • Updated Profile method signatures to better bridge between Swift & Objective C

3.5.0: August 28, 2015

  • Fix to in-app messaging for iOS 9 compatibility
  • Improved support for full-screen in-app messages for apps that support multiple orientations

3.4.0: July 1, 2015

  • Support for scheduling automation for in-app messaging
  • Support for control groups for in-app messaging
  • Added ability to suppress attachment of adid to in-app URLs upon click-through
  • tagScreenM now reports consecutive tags of the same screen as one tag

3.3.0: June 4, 2015

  • Added setters for customer first name, last name, full name, and email that will act as Profile attributes and be available in raw data exports
  • Fixed bug that impacted identically-named in-app campaigns
  • Improved handling of special characters in Customer IDs
  • Changed Profile upload batch size from 500 to 50

3.2.0: May 7, 2015

  • Added support for watchOS 1.0

3.1.1: April 7, 2015

  • Numerous performance-enhancing updates and bug fixes

3.1.0: February 20, 2015

  • Enables new Localytics Push Received event for more comprehensive campaign performance tracking

3.0.0: December 31, 2014

  • Profiles APIs enable you to increment, decrement, add to set, and remove set
  • Support for events that occur outside a session
  • New callbacks to expose more SDK state (helpful for event tagging and managing in-app message display)
  • Consistent tagging across iOS and Android SDKs for seamless integration experience
  • Performance enhancements across analytics and marketing

2.7.1: October 1, 2014

  • Fix for in-app message rotation issues on iOS 8

2.7.0: September 30, 2014

  • Support for Profiles
  • More efficient uploading of customer data
  • Fix deprecation warnings on iOS 8

2.6.1: September 19th, 2014

  • Remove direct calls to registerForRemoteNotificationTypes so apps that are not using push don't get warning emails after submission to the App Store
  • Suppress in-app messages while the app is in the background

2.6.0: August 1st, 2014

  • Support for additional customer data

Android

4.5.0: September 12, 2017

  • Added support for Android O. The Localytics SDK will now use notification channels as needed, and handle background execution properly in Android O.
  • Updated Notifications enabled reporting to more accurately represent the user's state.
  • Fixed a bug where in app creatives stored as .html files would fail to download in test mode.

4.4.1: August 14, 2017

  • Fixed an issue where some deep links sent through Firebase Cloud Messaging caused apps to freeze.

4.4.0: July 10, 2017

  • Actions are now supported in Push and Places Notifications.
  • Added rich media support for Places notifications.
  • Full-screen videos can now be shown within Inbox creatives.
  • Silent Inbox campaigns are now supported to help A/B testing creatives without visible UI.
  • A new API has been added for tagging when an Inbox list item has been tapped.
  • Added extra Firebase validation for Rapid Push Verification.
  • Improved Firebase integration to make it quicker to set up.

4.3.1: April 5th, 2017

  • Fixed a bug introduced in SDK 4.3 preventing new Places from loading for apps with more than 1000 Places.

4.3.0: March 23, 2017

  • In-App Messaging improvements including:
    • Per campaign UI modification. Using a callback, a number of properties on the In-app campaign can be modified such as centered In-App aspect ratio, Banner In-App offset from the edges of the screen, full-screen In-App transparency, and dismiss button image, location and visibility.
    • A new campaign test mode UI including the ability to preview all creatives in an A/B test.
    • The ability to delay In-App campaigns triggered by "Session Start" and refire them at a later time to avoid conflicts with splash screens or other interstitials.
    • Additional Javascript callbacks for setting Profiles and identifying users within custom HTML In-App Messaging creatives.
    • A new In-App Dimiss button.
    • In-App Messages can now be triggered or suppressed based on dimensions.
  • Performance events to manually track impressions and conversions for customers rendering fully custom Push, In-App, Inbox, and Places campaigns.
  • Added creative location access for custom Inbox and In-App campaigns.
  • Places notification trigger methods.
  • First class support for Push messages with rich media attachments.

4.2.1: December 6, 2016

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Rapid Push Verification with a Firebase Cloud Messaging integration.

4.2.0: November 11, 2016

  • Added support for frequency capping in Places.
  • Added support for downloading scheduled campaigns in advance so they are available immediately at campaign launch time.
  • Fixed a bug that caused places identifiers with quotes to not be handled appropriately.
  • Improved logging.

4.1.0: September 6, 2016

  • Enable TLS 1.1/1.2 on API 16+ devices.
  • Fix in-app message aspect ratio on certain devices.

3.8.2: August 29, 2016

  • Fixed an issue with push registration due to an update in Google Play Services.

4.0.0: May 31, 2016

  • Added support for Places, our geofencing and background location analytics and messaging product.
  • Added standard events.
  • Removed in-app messaging dependency on FragmentActivity and dropped support for Android 2.3 (Gingerbread);
  • Fixed bug that could prevent a user from receiving push notifications after restoring from an Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) app backup.
  • Added listener callbacks to allow easy modification or suppression of push messages.

3.8.1: May 6, 2016

  • Fixed an issue that could cause session start in-app campaigns to not trigger on their first qualified session.

3.8.0: March 10, 2016

  • Added "push registered" event, which allows Localytics to upload a user's push token immediately. This improves reliability for developers when testing push integration. It also ensures all users who have only had one session can still receive push notifications.
  • Bug fixes.

3.7.0: February 5, 2016

  • Added App Inbox for delivering personalized content to users through a dedicated inbox.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent in-app control group impressions from being tagged.

3.6.0: December 9, 2015

  • Increased hard limit on number of custom dimensions to enable future Dashboard improvements.
  • Fixed issue caused by calling flush() on devices with API level 18 and below.
  • Fixed issue in which some screen flows could be dropped due to not being persisted between app launches when the app left memory.

3.5.0: October 15, 2015

  • Added "handlePushNotificationReceived()" public method to allow push received tracking when not using Localytics broadcast receiver
  • Added "setLaunchIntent()" method to the "PushNotificationOptions.Builder" class, allowing customization of the launch intent used by Localytics notifications
  • Added "setTitle()" method to the "PushNotificationOptions.Builder" class, allowing customization of the title displayed in Localytics notifications
  • Bug fixes

3.4.2: September 14, 2015

3.4.0: July 1, 2015

  • Support for scheduling automation for in-app messaging
  • Support for control groups for in-app messaging

3.3.0: June 2, 2015

  • Added setters for customer first name, last name, full name, and email that will act as Profile attributes and be available in raw data exports
  • Fixed bug that impacted identically-named in-app campaigns
  • Improved handling of special characters in Customer IDs
  • Changed Profile upload batch size from 500 to 50
  • Fix for attribution due to late broadcast of INSTALL_REFERRER Intent
  • Added Android attribution test mode
  • Added extra check to see if icon resource is valid before posting notification
  • Enabled remote JavaScript in in-app creatives

3.1.1: April 7, 2015

  • Numerous performance-enhancing updates and bug fixes

3.1.0: February 20, 2015

  • Enables new Localytics Push Received event for more comprehensive campaign performance tracking
  • Application class integration is now available and required
  • Support for runtime app key setter
  • Support for multi-line push notifications
  • Simplified push integration with PushTracking Activity
  • New APIs for manual push registration: getRegistration and setRegistration
  • Upgraded to GCM and removed any references to C2DM
  • Fix in performance measurement when A/B testing multiple creatives in an in-app messaging campaign

3.0.1: February 2, 2015

  • Added getRegistrationId and setRegistrationId APIs to facilitate push registration for Titanium
  • Only available as part of Titanium 3.0.1

3.0.0: December 31, 2014

  • Profiles APIs enable you to increment, decrement, add to set, and remove set
  • Support for events that occur outside a session
  • New callbacks to expose more SDK state (helpful for event tagging and managing in-app message display)
  • Consistent tagging across iOS and Android SDKs for seamless integration experience
  • Performance enhancements across analytics and marketing

2.73: December 17th, 2014

  • In-app test mode fixes
  • Better handling of failed WakeLock acquisition
  • JavaScript API bug fixes for in-app creatives

2.72: November 7th, 2014

  • Fix for push registration on API Level 21

2.71: October 31st, 2014

  • Support for Profiles
  • Android Lollipop compatibility
  • Can specify an icon for Localytics push notifications

2.70: October 1st, 2014

  • More efficient uploading of customer data
  • WakeLock permission is now optional

2.66: September 19th, 2014

  • Referral receiver bug fixes

2.65: August 13th, 2014

  • Automatic integration using ActivityLifecycleCallbacks
  • Push receiver bug fixes

2.60: August 1st, 2014

  • Added in-app messaging support
  • Support for additional customer data
  • Google Advertising ID

Web

3.3.3: June 7, 2017

  • Increased the number of supported custom dimensions to 20.

3.3.2: January 10, 2017

  • Fixed a bug where customer identifiers weren't being encoded in profile uploads.

3.3.1: December 5, 2016

  • Add methods for setting first name, last name and full name identifiers.
  • Fixed a bug where setting identifiers wouldn't update corresponding profile attributes.

3.3.0: June 25, 2016

  • Add the ability to set profile attributes in the web.
  • Retry failed requests up to 3 times.

3.1.2: July 8, 2015

  • Improved AMD compatibility and error handling.

3.1.1: June 18, 2015

  • Improved handling of special characters.

3.1.0: January 6th, 2015

  • Added RequireJS and CommonJS support.

3.0.2: January 6th, 2015

  • Fix for missing screen flow data.

3.0.0: October 23rd, 2014

  • All new integration with async loading.
  • Local storage / cookies option.
  • Cross-domain support.
  • Auto page view tracking.

tvOS

1.0.2: December 14, 2016

  • Fixed a bug where apps would crash when trying to deeplink while auto-integrated.

1.0.1: December 6, 2016

  • Fixed a bug where apps would crash when receiving a silent push notification while auto-integrated.

1.0.0: October 28, 2016

  • Introduced an Apple TV SDK with support for Analytics and Profiles.

Windows RT

3.1.0: November 11, 2015

  • Added support for profiles

3.0.1: July 10, 2015

  • Fixed bug that impacted exception handling

3.0.0: April 7, 2015

  • Initial release of analytics-only WinRT SDK, developed natively in C# for Windows Runtime
  • Works with Windows Phone 8.1 and later, Windows Store (i.e. Desktop) 8.1 and later
  • Analytics parity with iOS and Android

Roku

4.0.2: April 6, 2017

  • Fixes a bug introduced in 4.0.1 where sessions are not initialized properly on fresh installs.

4.0.1: March 29, 2017

  • Fixes an issue where registry writes could overlap from different threads.

4.0.0: March 3, 2017

  • Adds support for Scene Graph

3.0.0: May 26, 2015

  • Initial release of Roku SDK

Titanium

3.0.1: February 02, 2015

  • Major revision to the Titanium module to support Push and In-App Messaging for iOS
  • All iOS 3.0.0 improvements, including numerous performance enhancements
  • All Android 3.0.1 improvements