Release Notes

Version 1.4.0

  • Added support for push notifications


  • Fixed iPhone X bugs.
  • Targets iOS 9, and requires XCode 9+


  • An update to improve the security of the client's connection to Chat. We recommend that all customers upgrade to this version.


  • Fixing bug that would not show departments and not start the chat if agents’ status is ‘Away’.


  • Fixing bug that would allow the chat to start when the departments are offline.


  • Fixing bug to allow special characters to be sent.


  • Fixing a lag issue that happens when writing the chat message on some devices
  • Adding addNote method to ZDCVisitorInfo
  • Adding setNote and appendNote to ZDCChatAPI


  • Fixing issues occurring on iOS 10
  • Fixing an issue that causes the chat view controller to pop the active controller twice


  • Fixing an issue with library not containing bitcode support for some slices.


  • Introducing ZDCChatAPI framework which allows developers to create their own chat UIs.
  • Fixed a UITableViewDelegate NSInternalInconsistency crash that was happening when agents went offline and online or the internet connection was lost.
  • Fixed a crash that was happening when trying to display the chat UI in a background thread.
  • Fixed a crash that was happening when displaying the camera in iPods and Simulators.
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent the Photo Library/Camera to be displayed in custom tab bar apps.
  • Fixed an issue that disabled the back button/end chat button in some particular sitiuations.
  • Fixed a UI that introduced a blank space between the keyboard and the chat text field.
  • Adding appearance selector for "Leave comment.." button
  • General bugs fixing and imporvements.


  • Fixed crashes in the Chat SDK when using [ZDCEvents trackEvent:] on 32 bit iOS devices
  • Fixed multiple issues where setting appearance would not work
    • Fixed [ZDCRatingCell titleColor] and [ZDCRatingCell titleFont] appearances
    • Fixed placeholder margins for ZDUTextView
  • General bugs fixing and imporvements.


  • Added appearance selectors to allow the customization of ZDCChatOverlay
  • Fixed multiple issues where setting appearance would not work
  • Fixed crashes in the Chat SDK when the agent went offline and kept typing
  • Fixed issue when using the Chat SDK with swift
  • Fixed issue of notifications not being fired when the chat view is unloaded

Version 1.1.3

  • Fixed an issue where chat textfield become hidden behind other UI elements

Version 1.1.2

  • fixed issue where setting the overlay to enabled/disabled before setting overlay appearance blocked the application of the new appearance
  • fixed occasional crash when minimizing a chat too soon after sending a message
  • fixed framework bitcode
  • fixed UI presentation issue when re-entering a chat while disconnected/reconnecting
  • set default cell type to handle edges case state transitions
  • fixed layout of chat UI when used in conjunction with a tab bar
  • fixed keyboard resign on iOS 9 when presenting action sheets
  • updated sample app to permit connection to any domain

Version 1.1.1

  • updated readme with latest cocoa pods details
  • fixed clang settings to remove build warnings when using the framework
  • fixed trailing newline to remove build warning

Version 1.1

  • added visitor event tracking
  • added option to disable the chat widget
  • updates to sample configs/styling
  • minor bug fixes

Version 1.0

  • added attachment handling for uploads and downloads
  • added chat ratings
  • improved session handling
  • fixed z-index of chat background image when set directly

Version 0.9.3

  • added NSNotifications for customizing the provided UI on presentation
  • ability to directly set a background image for the chat UI
  • shortcut option lists

Version 0.9.2

  • links in chat messages are now active
  • added appearance attributes for controlling the background color of all chat views
  • added appearance attribute for setting a background image for the chat views
  • improved handling of transparent/translucent nav bars
  • fixed an issue where the keyboard presented over the email transcript dialog
  • fixed layout issue when presenting as CurrentContext or FullScreen
  • fixed timeout message appearance when resuming a timed out chat from the widget

Version 0.9.1

  • fixed framework symlinks
  • improved background handling

Version 0.9.0

  • First beta release.