QuickBlox releases iOS SDK 2.0

Posted on by Nate Macleitch


New improved iOS SDK released by QuickBlox

QuickBlox releases iOS SDK 2.0 – this is the biggest iOS update we’ve ever made. It incorporates a complete SDK re-architecture, new syntax for requests, CocoaPods and lots of other crazy new features.

Main Features & Improvements:

  • New syntax for requests
  • ARC support for new API
  • Switched from delegates to block-based API
  • JSON requests
  • Added CocoaPods distribution
  • New API covered with tests
  • General re-architecture
  • Old API is fully supported + marked as deprecated

Other Chat related features which we also included in this release:

  • Added the ability to track ‘user is typing’ status
  • Added the ability to track ‘delivered’ status
  • Completely supports TLS negotiation
  • Added ‘markMessagesAsRead’ method to QBChat
  • Added ‘createMessage’ method to QBChat

How to get it

To install QuickBlox framework using CocoaPods – you should just add following line in your Podfile:

pod 'QuickBlox'

Or download it from the iOS SDK documentation page: Download Quickblox iOS SDK 2.0

We’ve also made a  transition guide from version 1.9 to 2.0 and updated all of the code samples too.

Conquer the world with QuickBlox!