Other B4i v2.80 is released

Discussion in 'iOS Questions' started by Erel, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    I'm happy to release of B4i v2.80. This update adds support for Firebase backend services.

    The following services are currently supported:
    - Analytics: https://www.b4x.com/android/forum/threads/68623/#content
    - Authentication (Google + Facebook): https://www.b4x.com/android/forum/threads/68625/#content
    - Notifications / push messages: https://www.b4x.com/android/forum/t...ions-push-messages-server-not-required.68645/
    - Storage. See the B4A tutorial: https://www.b4x.com/android/forum/threads/firebasestorage-simple-file-storage-backend.68350/#content

    The libraries are similar to B4A libraries which makes it simple to implement cross platform solutions.

    Other improvements:

    - Support for localization of the app name. Tutorial will be available soon.
    - Better support for large projects when working with a local Mac (200mb+).
    - Support for latest version of AdMob framework.
    - Bug fixes and other minor improvements.

    - Application_OpenUrl signature has changed to:
    Sub Application_OpenUrl (Url As String, Data As Object, SourceApplication As StringAs Boolean
    The previous signature will work but it is recommended to update it.
    - Application_RemoteNotification signature has also changed to:
    Sub Application_RemoteNotification (Message As Map, CompletionHandler As CompletionHandler)
    Msgbox(Message.Get("title"), "")
    End Sub
    It is recommended to update to the new signature and call CompletionHandler.Complete.

    Users who are eligible for a free upgrade will receive an email with installation instructions.
    quimacama, GGSoft, ilan and 9 others like this.
  2. LucaMs

    LucaMs Expert Licensed User

    Simply: incredible!

    Where do you find time, energies, "brain's spaces" to work on so many projects "synchronously"?

    If you had been working on my app, today we would be both millionaires! (not you only :D)
  3. valentino s

    valentino s Active Member Licensed User

    Sincerely, thanks. It's huge.
  4. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

    Great news. I am working on 2 new projects for ios and the firebase push notification lib is exactly what i need right now :)
  5. masterlaf

    masterlaf Member Licensed User

    Gracias Erel, sencillamente las mejores herramientas de desarrollo
  6. karld

    karld Active Member Licensed User

    This is exactly what I needed to finish porting over my b4a app to b4i.
    Your timing is impeccable.
  7. kohle

    kohle Active Member Licensed User

    Hi Erel,

    after this update, the old way to handle apple notifcations still work, or ?
  8. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    Yes, it works. It is recommended however to change Application_RemoteNotification signature and remove the code that checked for messages in AppStart (if you have added it).
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