Beta Release Notes

This file contains information about new features, bug fixes and known issues with Beta releases of the Forge platform.

When reporting issues, please include:

  • Your application's src/config.json and src/identity.json files.
  • Your host operating system. (e.g. OSX)
  • Details of the Android hardware you are testing on. (e.g. Samsung S6)
  • Which version of Android you are testing on (e.g. Android 5.1)
  • Any log output leading up to your issue. (e.g. output from the forge command, the contents of forge-error.log and/or any relevant output from adb logcat)
  • Any sample code we can use to replicate the error.

Platform v2.5 Beta

Forge 2.5 Beta focuses on Apple's upcoming iOS 10 release and contains a number of breaking changes.

For more information please see the Forge 2.5 Beta and iOS 10 Migration Guide.

If you have questions or run into issues please check out the Forge v2.5 Beta Topic on the community forum.


v2.5.1beta-2 Latest Version

Released: 08 September 2016

Features:

  • New build step: ios_add_i8n_plist (Documentation)
  • Updated Xcode version to final 8.0 GM release.

Bug Fixes:

  • iPad Pro simulator wouldn't launch if Xcode 8.0 beta had previously been installed.

Known Issues:

  • Apps do not produce logging output when run on hardware.

v2.5.1beta-3 Staging

Features:

  • Updated Swift extension sample code for target: ios-native
  • New iOS ForgeEventListener events: willTransitionToTraitCollection, viewWillTransitionToSize

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: iOS launch image did not respect app status bar style

Known Issues:

  • Apps do not produce logging output when run on hardware.

v2.5.1beta-1

Released: 06 September 2016

iOS 10 Support:

  • New iOS module build step: ios_configure_ats (Documentation)
  • Enable Application Transport Security (ATS) for iOS and allow arbitrary loads in web content.
  • Update ios-deploy for Xcode 8 and iOS 10 betas.
  • Replace deprecated splash screen resources with a launch image StoryBoard.
  • Added iPad Pro icon resource.
  • Update build system and projects to Xcode 8 beta 6
  • Minimum iOS target is now iOS 8

Other Features:

  • New Android module build step: android_add_gradle_exclude_jar (Documentation)
  • Modules can now declare dependencies in the module/manifest.json file.
  • Updated Javascript minifier to yuicompressor-b3de528

Known Issues:

  • Apps do not produce logging output when run on hardware.