Web Client

Release notes for the Skylight client for web browsers.

0.5.0

Released

Compatibility Version

March 25, 2021

4

New Functionality

  • Support for application.users object

  • Support for responsive card sizes

Enhancements

  • User interface updated with a new look and feel

  • Improved media capture user experience

Supported Browsers

Browser

Version

OS

Google Chrome

84 (2020-07-14) or newer

macOS, Linux, and Windows

0.4.0

January 27th, 2021

New Functionality

  • Language support - French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish

  • Support for custom application icons

Enhancements

  • Improved media capture UX

Compatibility Version

3

Supported Browsers

Browser

Version

OS

Google Chrome

84 (2020-07-14) or newer

macOS, Linux, and Windows

0.3.0

December 10th, 2020

New Functionality

  • Generate one-time links for sharing with guest users to join a call

  • Support for glyphs on the card badge and accessory properties

  • Support for the status property for user presence on application.participants user object

Enhancements

  • Improved UX for when a card is focused, unfocused, disabled, or pressed

Bug Fixes

  • Various fixes and stability improvements

Compatibility Version

3

Supported Browsers

Browser

Version

OS

Google Chrome

84 (2020-07-14) or newer

macOS, Linux, and Windows

0.2.0

October 28th, 2020

New Functionality

  • Support for title and description properties on views

  • Support for startVideoCapture method

  • Support for startMediaViewer method

  • Support for application.participants object

  • Chrome notifications now appear for incoming calls with the option to Answer or Ignore and a ringtone sound is played.

Enhancements

  • The image card now supports video files and displays an animated gif thumbnail.

  • A prompt is now displayed when there is a new application version.

  • Skylight Live: The camera can now be switched during a Skylight Live Calls.

  • Skylight Live: Media can now be uploaded from the device.

Bug Fixes

  • Various fixes and stability improvements

Compatibility Version

2

Supported Browsers

Browser

Version

OS

Google Chrome

84 (2020-07-14) or newer

macOS, Linux, and Windows

0.1.1

September 2nd, 2020

New Functionality

  • Support for global property that allows a developer to attach a function that can be executed from any script.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Screen sharing could not be stopped after minimizing a call.

  • Fixed: Signing out when in an application would bring the user back to that application when they didn't in even if they don't have permission.

0.1.0

August 26th, 2020

First general release of the web client for next-gen Skylight applications.

New Functionality

  • Card Support: Text, HTML, Table, Image.

  • View Support: List, Collection.

  • Video Calling: Make and receive "see-what-I-see" video calls. Features include: 1:1 or group calls, core call controls, call notifications, snapshots, media gallery, and screen sharing.

  • Data & Media Capture: Capture photos, scan barcodes, input text, and input data from Bluetooth devices.

  • Health Tests: Run network, API, and MQTT health tests.

Known Issues

  • Card size is not currently supported.

  • Using the browser back button with some activities can cause the application to be stuck in the current view. We recommend using the in-app navigation.

Compatibility Version

1

Supported Browsers

Browser

Version

OS

Google Chrome

84 (2020-07-14) or newer

macOS, Linux, and Windows