Release Notes

Last updated 3 days ago

Feb 14, 2019

Bug fixes / platform updates

  • Merges the latest updates from our friends at MIT App Inventor and fixes bugs introduced in the Android API 26 upgrade and follows Google guidelines on texting and phone call permissions

Feb 13, 2019

Bug fixes

  • Fixes the app crashes that happen when setting the title bar / action bar color

Feb 11, 2019

Platform updates

  • Merged the latest updates from our friends at MIT App Inventor API 26

    • There are some design changes for apps set to Fixed; setting the Screen property to Responsive should change the app to look more like the previous design if that is your preference

  • Upgrade the Google Play Services (Map, Location Services, AdMob, Push Notifications) JAR to version 16

Feb 8, 2019

Component updates

  • AdMob - fixed bug where ads show up in Live Testing but not in Downloaded app

Jan 17, 2019

Platform updates

  • Added link to download .apk from Export Barcode page

  • Fixed bug preventing some apps from building

Component updates

  • Label - fixed bug that prevented Live Testing when using line breaks

Jan 6, 2019

Component updates

  • Push notification by One Signal - provides a way to get the OneSignal User Id by blocks

Bug fixes

  • Fixes bug causes camera to crash

  • Fixes recent bug related to app sizing

Jan 4, 2019

Component updates

  • Screen - updates the default sizing method to Responsive (was Fixed)

Jan 2, 2019

Platform improvements

  • Increases the Android minSDK requirement to API 19, which is Android OS 4.4

Bug fixes

  • Fixes the One Signal Push Notifications crash on Android OS 8 and above

Dec 14, 2018

Component updates

  • AdMob troubleshooting block -- if you have issues showing ads in your app, you will get a specific error code that corresponds with the reason your ad may not be showing

Oct 23, 2018

Platform improvements

  • Height or Width properties of visible components - you can now enter a value by hitting your return key or you can exit from editing the field by hitting the escape key

Oct 9, 2018

Bug fix

  • Activity Starter - bug fix for opening a file

Aug 16, 2018

Bug fix

Aug 11, 2018

Bug fixes

  • Camera - bug fix for image path

Aug 9, 2018

Bug fixes

  • Floating Action Button (FAB) - bug fix for rotation change issue

  • File/Image URI - bug fix for crash issue in Android 7 and 7+

  • Sharing - bug fix for crash issue in Android 7 and 7+

  • Toggle - performance upgrade

Aug 7, 2018

Bug fixes

  • Button - bug fix for background color issue

  • App theme - bug fix for crash issue

Aug 3, 2018

Platform updates

  • Thunkable Apps - Target SDK:26; Min SDK :16

  • Themes - adds support for app themes on the Screen 1 app settings properties

Jul 10, 2018

Bug fixes

Jul 3, 2018

Component updates

  • Screen - added Keep Screen On property

  • Switch - click now triggered by OnCheckedChangeListener event and fixed bug that prevented changing track and thumb color back to default

Jun 12, 2018

Platform updates

  • Thunkable Live app - connection improvements with app.thunkable.com

Jun 4, 2018

Platform updates

Feb 20, 2018

Bug fixes

  • Package name - preserves existing package name for projects that have "check point"; imported projects can also preserve their package name by selecting "uploading legacy app project (.aia) from my computer"

  • "Save as" - projects created via this option are now able to be exported and installed

Feb 8, 2018

Platform updates

  • Package name - new apps will have the following package name format com.{username}.{appname}

Component updates

  • Switch - change default track color to gray

  • Toggle - improvements to phone preview

Jan 29, 2018

New components

Component updates

  • Canvas - supports the ability to customize fonts

  • Web Viewer - supports local storage for browsers and web pages that support it

Dec 13, 2017

Platform updates

  • Updated compatibility with MIT App Inventor

Oct 30, 2017

Component updates

  • Bug fix for visibility issue for Floating Action Button (FAB)

Oct 16, 2017

New components

Component updates

  • Bug fix for "mini" Floating Action Button (FAB) size

  • New underline color property for TextBox and Password TextBox

  • New outline color property for CheckBox

Oct 2, 2017

Component updates

  • Improved Floating Action Button (FAB) support for devices <5.0 and support for landscape mode

Sep 25, 2017

Platform updates

  • Updated welcome message for new users

Sep 6, 2017

New components

Platform updates

  • Update default app icon

  • Added language support for Dutch and improve language support for Chinese / thanks MIT App Inventor team!

Bug fixes

  • Microsoft Emotion and Image Recognizer - fixed authentication errors

Aug 24, 2017

Bug fixes

  • Thunkable Live companion - fixed crashing on devices running Android version less than 5.0

Aug 18, 2017

New feature

Bug fixes

  • Thunkable platform - fixed error on downloading apks from project page

Aug 4, 2017

New feature

Jul 6, 2017

New feature

  • Blocks Editor Pinch to Zoom and Undo functionality / thanks MIT App Inventor team!