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Release Notes 2021

December 22, 2021

Component Updates
  • Drag and Drop UI, Label: Improve appearance of Label on wider screens

December 21, 2021

Component Updates
  • Map: Add blocks to add markers of different colors, use assets as markers
  • Map: General Improvements
  • Data Viewer: Add ability to set text for empty values in Data Source
  • Data Sources: Add support for deleting all rows from Google Sheet
  • Drag and Drop UI, Data Viewer: Selecting a layout is now done in a separate modal

December 20, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Fix for blocks in Snap to Place editor
Component Updates

December 17, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Fix checking if AdMob banners exist in project info
  • Fix copy paste in blocks editor
Component Updates
  • Add Location Permissions toggle to Push Notifications

December 16, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Updates to imported Figma artboards
  • Updates to using
Component Updates
  • Updates to Web Viewer using non-URL sources (eg. local HTML files)

December 15, 2021

Component Updates
  • Data Viewer: Show data from Data Source as soon as Data Source is connected

December 10, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Update icons used when Figma art board is imported to Thunkable project
New Components

December 8, 2021

Platform updates:
  • Fix related to iOS build - removed default NSUserTrackingUsageDescriptior

December 4, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Changes to how local assets are handled on iOS

December 1, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Fix image sharing on Android with HTTP URI
  • Rearrange interactive section in properties panel
  • Thunkable Live for iOS: set the iOS app version and build numbers when running the script
Component Updates
  • AdMob: prevent keys from being overridden
  • Maps: prevent keys from being overridden

November 23, 2021

Component Updates
  • Data Sources: Minor Updates to projects with Webflow Data Sources

November 22, 2021

Platform Updates
Component Updates
  • Firebase: Upgraded to Firebase 9
  • Canvas: Added Stage height/width blocks to toolbox

November 18, 2021

New Components

November 12, 2021

Platform Updates
  • New lane added for bulding IPA files, improving build times for iOS apps
  • Dropped support for iOS 11
  • Improved behavior of variables when testing project on project details page
Component Updates
  • Screen: fixes to Open and Start blocks

November 9, 2021

New Components

November 8, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improve Visibility of Tab Navigator components in blocks

November 4, 2021

Platform Updates
New Components/blocks
  • Drag and Drop: ability to connect to Webflow Data Source
Component Updates
  • Map: Fix 'onCalloutPress' on iOS
  • Map: show my Location on Android
  • Drag and Drop, Map: Add 'showsCompass' property
  • Drag and Drop: Add Shadow property to visible components

October 29, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improvements to saving/importing screens
  • Drag and Drop UI: Improvements to adding sensors, AdMob components to project

October 28, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Clean up how Google Sheets auth tokens are handled
  • Improvements to Projects Page for accounts with 0 projects

October 22, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improvements to how default permissions are requested by built iOS apps

October 18, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Changes to icons used to represent imported Figma files/vectors

October 17, 2021

Component Updates
  • Web Viewer: Corrected default behavior when no URL value entered and height='Fit Contents'

October 15, 2021

Platform Updates
  • UI updates
New components/blocks
  • New block to resize images in Camera drawer of blocks
Component Updates
  • Map - corrected default behavior when no latitude/longitude values entered

October 13, 2021

Platform Updates
  • UI updates
  • Removed some caching processes to increase speed

October 8, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Drag and Drop UI: Improvements to UX when dragging components around in the component tree
  • Updates to sign-in email

October 5, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Update text on platform sign-in page

September 29, 2021

Component Updates
  • Improve appearance of clickable Image components

September 23, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improvements to app layouts on tablets
  • STP: Updates to Designer
Component Updates
  • Improved handling of deliberately null component properties

September 22, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Changes in how project assets are retrieved from the cloud

September 17, 2021

Component Updates
  • Added new font options to Label and Button

September 7, 2021

Component Updates
  • Changes to how Location Sensor requests user's location

September 3, 2021

Component Updates
  • iOS: Apps that use Camera but not Photo Library will no longer request Photo Library access
  • iOS: Apps that use Photo Library but not Camera will no longer request Camera access

August 26, 2021

Component Updates

August 24, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Improvements to Thunkable plan upgrades - plan upgrades are now effective immediately

August 18, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Make Web Apps more compatible with tablets, changing device orientation
  • Improve handling of uploaded keystores
Component Updates:
  • Share: enable sharing base 64 images on Android
  • AdMob: Improve behavior of Reward User block for Rewarded Video ads

August 12, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Improvements to appearance of project designer

August 3, 2021

Component Updates:

July 20, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Restore App Store publishing to PRO Thunkers on all plans

July 19, 2021

Platform Updates:
Component Updates:
  • Web Viewer: Only call Reload function if the URL field is not blank

July 15, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Changes to how documents uploaded to the Thunkable project are stored
Component Updates:
  • Data Source: fixed bug where create row and delete all rows blocks behaved as a break condition

July 13, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Upgrades to some backend packages
Component Updates:

July 7, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Minor updates to the project Designer

June 25, 2021

Component Updates:

June 15, 2021

Platform Updates:

June 9, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Improvements to performance of Google Sheets Data Sources picker

May 27, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • No longer auto-select first item in media drop-down menu when selecting media source for components such as Image or Sound
  • Drag and Drop platform: New video tutorials
New Components:
Component Updates:
  • Drag and Drop UI: components that are not Groups will no longer accept "children" in the Component Tree
  • Drag and Drop UI: Data Viewer List's Left Swipe Enabled and Right Swipe Enabled properties are restored in Design Tab
  • Drag and Drop UI: Label and Button now have a range of fonts to choose from
  • Online Data Sources are no longer disconnected from a project when it is copied within the same account

May 24, 2021

Platform Updates:
  • Drag and Drop: Enable pan-to-scroll in Design tab
Component Updates:

May 21, 2021

Component Updates:

May 19, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Style updates to login page
  • Publish as web app: Instead of automatically publish as a mobile web app, let creator choose mobile or responsive web app as project is first published
  • Drag and Drop: Restore guidelines in Design tab
Component Updates
  • Duplicated Screens will be added to the right of the existing Screen
  • Drag and Drop: Improve behavior of Navigator properties panel in Design tab

May 13, 2021

Component Updates
  • Improvements to Web Viewer scrolling behavior in Drag and Drop projects on Android and iOS

May 12, 2021

Platform Updates
Component Updates

May 5, 2021

Platform Updates
Component Updates
  • Improve appearance of customized Switch colors
  • Update error message shown when Web API fails to fetch data
New Components

April 30, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Remove legacyExternalStorage permission from built Android apps in line with Google's Policy Updates
Component Updates
  • Improved performance of Sound component on iOS

April 23, 2021

Component Updates

April 22, 2021

Platform Updates

April 20, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Add AdMob IDFA to iOS build server
  • New phone frame border
  • Speed up dragging in large projects
  • Snap to Place: Improvements behavior on Android where if the device language is a language that is written right-to-left, the position of the components on the app screen are inverted
  • Drag and Drop: Adjustments to spacing between Screens in the Design tab
  • Drag and Drop: Reset screen position when switching from preview to editing
Component Updates
  • Update style of Alert component

April 13, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Prevent error when no data is found in Airtable base
  • Allow HTTP traffic on Android
  • Drag and Drop: improve performance of hidden components on Android
Component Updates
New Components
  • Drag and Drop: AdMob banner
  • Drag and Drop: Switch

Mar 24, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Display default profile picture if one has not been set
  • Adjust scroll bar on Drag and Drop UI
  • Adjustments to Sort By filter on projects homepage
Component Updates
  • Fix tooltip message for Web Viewer
  • Updated icons for Google Maps and Lottie components

Mar 18, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Update Image icon
  • Add Delete Project confirmation modal
  • Increase size of border on web preview phone frame
  • Update fonts in left sidebar
  • Fix scroll glitch in Add Components section
  • Drag and Drop: When component is duplicated, add to top of component tree
  • Drag and Drop: Increase screen size on Design tab
  • Drag and Drop: Remove auto margin that interferes with centering active screen
  • Drag and Drop: Improve appearance of Labels in web apps
  • Drag and Drop: Update Component Tree
  • Drag and Drop: Update Properties Panel layout

Mar 15, 2021

Component Updates
  • Improve performance of Translator component on the web

March 8, 2021

Component Updates
  • Launch Pickers only if visible
  • Improvements to Android build server

Mar 1, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Add security modal to prevent accidental deletion of projects. Modal includes warning that project keystore will be deleted.
  • Critical update to Thunkable Live for iOS released
  • Set delete buttons to be red

Feb 22, 2021

Platform updates
  • Improved performance of Thunkable Live app for iOS
  • Introduced status page for Thunkable

Feb 15, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improve rendering of Screens in Design tab of Drag and Drop projects
  • Added the following components to Drag and Drop UI:
    • Time Input
    • Date Input
    • Additional guidelines to guide positioning of components

Feb 8, 2021

Component Updates

February 3, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improve iOS build process on Drag and Drop UI
Component Updates
  • Improve performance of Text Input with 'Secure Text Entry' property enabled on web apps and apps being previewed on the web
  • Update text for set/get blocks

January 26, 2021

Platform Updates
  • Improve positioning of imported files in a Screen
  • Improve appearance of component tree

January 8, 2021

Platform updates