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Release notes for the Skylight client for web browsers.

21.9.0

Released
Supported Browsers
September 2021

New Functionality

    Added ability to inspect and view the current user’s account & platform version details from the left-hand navigation drawer
    Added support for section cards - Allows for view-based content to be nested underneath a collapsible section, such as a named step. Expanded sections anchor to the top of the current view, providing context to the expanded content as the user scrolls
    Added support for icon cards - Dedicated card for displaying text and for glyph-based icons (same text-based icon set used by accessories, badges, and menus across the client)
    Added diagnostic tools to detect and troubleshoot network connection issues

Enhancements

    Added automatic detection of overflowing text content on text cards. Users can now tap on the card to view the overflowing content in a dialog.
    Added support for the routeParam property in the openView function

Bug Fixes

    Text cards with right-aligned text no longer overlap a visible badge icon
    Dialogs are no longer truncated when shrinking the vertical size of the containing browser window

21.7.0

Released
Supported Browsers
August 2021

New Functionality

    Added support for viewing, creating, and editing annotations on media inside the media viewer activity
      Added ability to inspect a media files metadata right from the media viewer

Enhancements

    Media Viewer: Developers can now set a media gallery to be read-only, preventing accidental deletion or annotations
    Media Viewer: Added ability to remove session media along with associated annotations

Bug Fixes

    Resolved issue where images were getting cropped at native size rather than being scaled and cropped using the expected center-crop method
    Fixed an issue where the character counter inside a text input would break if special characters were entered in the input

21.6.2

Released
Supported Browsers
July 2021

Enhancements

    Increased the default thickness for lines rendered in annotations

Bug Fixes

    Resolved a crash that occurred when showNotification() did not have the icon property specified
    Annotations captured from mobile devices are now correctly positioned when viewing in the client

21.6.1

Released
Supported Browsers
July 2021

Bug Fixes

    Resolved console errors appearing in the Wire Harness Quick Start Application (QSA)
    Fixed an issue that was occurring with MQTT messages during session syncing
    Resolved issue with data bound captured session media order
    Resolved issue where the last line of an HTML card was cut off if the card was sized to responsively size itself (auto size)
    Fixed an issue with snackbar button layouts
    Corrected the default color of snackbar icons

21.6.0

Released
Supported Browsers
July 2021

New Functionality

    Added ability for app developers to present users with event-driven dialogs and confirmation prompts
    Added ability to dynamically change the list of card-based actions and app menu actions based on application state

Enhancements

    Added additional properties to showNotification, such as addition of button-based actions, allowing for better end user and developer experience
    Additional improvements added to capture media gallery

Bug Fixes

    Resolved known issue where annotations from a call were displayed below the media when viewed in the call media gallery

21.5.0

We are changing the format for web-based product versions to eliminate confusion caused by the delta from our other web service-based releases.
The new format is as follows: {Year}.{Month}.{Patch#}. eg, 21.5.0
Released
Compatibility Version
Supported Browsers
May 13, 2021
4

New Functionality

    Fixed and custom constrained card sizes are now supported on all card types

Enhancements

    The media gallery has been updated with a new look and functionality to deliver a better experience on desktops

Bug Fixes

    Icons and text now align property inside text cards
    Removed the large amount of extra space that appeared at the bottom of application views
    Line breaks are now respected on text cards
    Read-only html cards no longer cause the cursor to behave like they have associated actions

Known Issues

Visit Known Issues page.

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
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