Release notes

Version 2.8.0

  • Added support for authenticating users via JWT. For a better understanding, see the SDK documentation, the Guide article, and the sample app.

  • Added a new API on the ChatProvider to check to see if there is an active chat. For more information, see the documentation.

  • Fixed an issue where a user couldn't send a message if the visitorInfo was set through the ChatAPIConfiguration.

  • Fixed an issue where a string in the offline form (key: ios.conversation.ui.chat.offline_form.message_prompt) wasn't being translated to the device locale. This key was replaced by ios.conversation.ui.chat.offline_form.introduction_message. If you are overriding strings, make sure to update the key of that translation.

  • Fixed other minor bugs and improvements.

Version 2.7.0

  • Added support for configuring multiple apps in the Admin Console, as well as the ability to target a sandbox for testing push notifications.

  • Added support for an end-user to choose from a selection of quick responses in the chat conversation.

  • Added Dark Mode support to the messaging screen within chat conversations.

  • Fixed an issue where image caching was causing a performance issue.

  • Fixed an issue where the typing indicator was not being displayed correctly for grouped Answer Bot messages.

Version 2.6.0

  • Custom link handling in order to enable deep-linking.

  • New event observers in order to enable better UI lifecycle management.

  • Enable integrators to easily implement their own unread message counter. See the article on how to implement it.

  • Fixed an issue where an event was not sent in case when agent has ended the chat.

  • Fixed an issue where the device and platform values in the Chat Agent Dashboard were empty when the SDK was being used.

Version 2.5.1

  • The SDK is now built using Swift 5.2.x.

  • The SDK is now fully compatible with RTL languages.

  • Minor UI & UX improvements.

  • Exposed the debug logger to Objective-C.

  • Fixed an issue that wouldn't allow you to override the Chat strings.

  • Fixed an issue where isAgentAvailabilityEnabled flag needed to be enabled for the pre-chat form to work.

  • Fixed an issue where resetting identity didn't stop push notifications.

  • Fixed an issue where the connection banner would be visible behind the navigation bar.

  • Fixed an issue on iPad that caused a crash when the SDK tried to present a UIAlertController.

Version 2.5.0

  • Initial release of Chat SDK v2.