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Q-municate fresh updates

Posted by Igor Khomenko on August 14, 2017

New Q-municate updates are here:

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Guys did a really great job! A lot of stability improvements plus better app performance.

New features are also here:

iOS

  • Shiny new design
  • Video attachments
  • Audio attachments
  • Link attachments

Web

  • Shiny new design
  • Video attachments
  • Audio attachments

New builds are available by the following links:

Source code is also available:

Your feedback is always appreciated!

Igor Khomenko

Firebase phone authentication

Posted by Igor Khomenko on August 11, 2017

As announced at Google I/O, Digits is being replaced with Firebase phone authentication. To continue authenticating users, you need to upgrade to Firebase by September 30, 2017. After this date, your users will be unable to authenticate their device if they try to sign in with Digits. In addition, app backends will not be able to verify existing user tokens using Digits endpoint.

Today we present our new authentication method – via Firebase phone number. It is intended to use it now instead of deprecated Twitter Digits.

FB_PHONE

 

Client-side documentation

This is available from iOS SDK 2.9.3 and Android SDK 3.3.5 . For Web you do not need to upgrade, you already have it in your current version.

Do not wait, start your migration today!

 

 

Igor Khomenko

New releases: Q-municate 2.2 for Android and Android SDK 3.3.3

Posted by Igor Khomenko on June 8, 2017

QuickBlox Android team is happy to announce next release of our open-source, cross-platform video calling and instant messaging app – Q-municate 2.2!

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WHAT’S NEW:

– Quickblox Android SDK 3.3.2
– ChatMessageAdapter library v1.1.0
– map preview
– clickable links in messages
– bugs fixing and stability improvements
– doze mode optimizing
– app speed improvement.

This version contains latest SDK updates, but huge stability & speed improvements are the key things here.

New version of Q-municate is available on Google Play

Source code is available on GitHub master branch

SDK

Release notes: https://github.com/QuickBlox/quickblox-android-sdk-releases/releases/tag/3.3.3

Download new version on Android SDK main page

Igor Khomenko

Apple to close the WebRTC circle with new Safari 11 for iOS and macOS

Posted by Igor Khomenko on June 6, 2017

Apple is closing the WebRTC circle with new Safari 11 for iOS and macOS!

Safari and WebRTC

Starting from Safari 11 you will be able to build QuickBlox video calling applications for Safari on iOS and macOS without any 3rd party plugins – just vanilla JavaScript!

So now you can use WebRTC natively on the following browsers/platforms:

  • Chrome (both desktop & mobile)
  • Firefox (both desktop & mobile)
  • Safari (both desktop & mobile)
  • iOS native
  • Android native

We are excited about it and going to do first tests once Safari 11 is shipped to public.

More WebRTC details from the Safari release notes:

https://developer.apple.com/library/content/releasenotes/General/WhatsNewInSafari/Safari_11_0/Safari_11_0.html