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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!