iOS AppMaker Release Notes

The iOS AppMaker release notes describe recent improvements, fixes, and new features for iOS AppMaker, which includes White-label apps and AppViewer.

AppMaker (iOS)

Includes White-Label and AppViewer.

October 26, 2017 - 3.9.0

  • Fixed: Some events weren't showing up on Pages when they should have been.
  • Fixed: The Send Email link was opening View on Map, instead of opening an email.
  • Fixed: The AppViewer login error wasn't very friendly. It's more informative now about what went wrong.
  • Improved: Updated messaging to clarify how the app uses location services and notifications.

October 10, 2017 - 3.8.1

  • Improved: A minor UI issue.

October 10, 2017 - 3.8.0

  • Fixed: If a web page couldn't load, there wasn't an error message stating that.
  • Fixed: iOS 11 Location Service permission updates.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

August 28, 2017 - 3.7.0

  • Fixed: A bug related to internal testing servers.
  • Improved: We've replaced deprecated UIAlertViews and UIActionSheets with UIActionController.

August 2, 2017 - 3.6.0

  • Fixed: A bug causing the Amenities tab to be replaced when Location Sharing was enabled.
  • Fixed: A crash related to viewing a Tag on a map or getting directions to it.
  • Fixed: An issue related to Nearest search results.
  • Improved: Better messaging when a user tries to access an inaccessible location.
  • Improved: The "Learn More" link points to a more informative page.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

June 20, 2017 - 3.5.0

  • Fixed: Expiring OAuth tokens were causing Location Sharing issues.
  • Fixed: In AppViewer, it wasn't possible to search for Tags by label.
  • Fixed: Location Sharing links were broken.
  • Fixed: Moving to new locations and pages API endpoints.
  • Fixed: The Meridian Editor's app sharing link wasn't opening AppViewer.

June 8, 2017 - 3.4.1

  • Fixed: Event pages were showing Directions to Here and Show on Map when there was no placemark present.

May 26, 2017 - 3.4.0

  • Fixed: It was possible to create routing that would go off the screen.
  • Fixed: On some devices, logging in with credentials on the Account screen wouldn't create an account on the Friends screen.
  • Fixed: There was an issue preventing the sandbox API from working.
  • Fixed: We're no longer querying for unnamed placemarks.
  • Fixed: When switching locations the app would sometimes crash.
  • Improved: A class related to Location Sharing would fail silently.
  • Improved: Much better support for accessibility.
  • Improved: Search support for an upcoming feature.
  • Improved: Using the REST API endpoints for placemarks and events.

April 20, 2017 - 3.3.0

  • Fixed: "Directions to Here" is coming back.
  • Fixed: A minor issue with Location Search results.
  • Improved: FlightStats has been deprecated.
  • Improved: Internal testing tool.
  • Improved: The map label now shows app loading activity.
  • Improved: We're hiding a new feature until it's ready to be rolled out.

February 23, 2017 - 3.1.0

  • Fixed: Event time zones weren't working quite right.
  • Fixed: In Location Sharing, the friends list was being carried over from previous account logins.
  • Fixed: On Amenities and Search pages, there was an incorrect blue tint being used.
  • Fixed: The app handled invalid default maps more gracefully.
  • Improved: Directions to Here is now consistently View on Map.
  • Improved: In Location Sharing, offline users are sorted to the bottom of the list.

January 27, 2017 - 3.0.0

  • Fixed: For routes begun from a detail page, the back arrow/text was still there even after the route had been plotted.
  • Fixed: On iPod Touch, descriptions weren't loading on Image + Text pages.
  • Fixed: When two placemarks had the same custom name, the app was only showing one of them.
  • Improved: Placemark icons now use fill, instead of stroke.
  • New: New white-label apps default to using SSL.
  • New: Support for an upcoming feature.
  • New: White-label apps have a flag to turn on the new blue dot compass.

December 22, 2016 - 2.6.1

  • Fixed: In some cases, it wasn't possible for users to update the Location Sharing profile image.
  • Fixed: In some cases, the Location Sharing friend list wasn't displaying.
  • Fixed: One of the loading spinners was off-center.
  • Fixed: The Location Sharing user name was displayed incorrectly.
  • Fixed: There was a crash on launch.
  • Fixed: There was a crash when switching locations.

December 7, 2016 - 2.6.0

  • Fixed: Links with custom URL schemes work now.
  • Fixed: Location Sharing guest profile images weren't visible.
  • Fixed: Placemarks that are associated with map levels wouldn't open when the level callout was tapped.
  • Fixed: Some background images were displaying pixelated.
  • Fixed: The crashed when View on Map was tapped on hidden placemarks. Hidden placemarks don't show on the map.
  • Fixed: The loading spinner sometimes wouldn't animate.
  • Fixed: Trying to open a placemark detail page from the map would generate a 'Loading Error'.
  • Improved: Event detail pages now have View on Map.
  • Improved: Logos look better on Detail pages.

November 4, 2016 - 2.5.0

  • Fixed: There was a problem with location search on devices set to non-English languages.
  • Improved: Location Sharing profiles now use a single full name field.
  • New: iOS 8.0 is the minimum supported version.
  • Updated: Meridian SDK 2.12.0.

September 27, 2016 - 2.4.0

  • Fixed: Apps contained translations for unsupported languages.
  • Fixed: On the Location Sharing splash screen, there was a color theming mismatch.
  • Fixed: There was a crash related to logged-in user profile images.
  • Fixed: There were issues when uploading a GIF as a featured image.
  • Updated: Meridian SDK 2.11.0.

August 2, 2016 - 2.2.2

  • Fixed: AppViewer wasn't keeping track of token expiration dates. It will now proactively refresh the token when it expires.
  • Fixed: In German, "Fuß" was used instead of "Meters".
  • Fixed: In multi-location apps, it wasn't possible to swipe-to-delete friends from the friends list. This is now possible.
  • Fixed: In Portuguese, "pés" was used instead of "metros".
  • Fixed: Some of our white-label apps were crashing on opening.
  • Fixed: The wrong messaging was being sent when a user attempted to log in without a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Fixed: There was a crash when a route had been plotted and the user accepted a share request from someone they'd already shared their location with.
  • Fixed: There were times when error conditions would generate an endless spinner.
  • Fixed: When manually entering a starting location for a route, the app would crash.
  • New: AppViewer now uses the iOS Meridian SDK 2.9.3.

May 20, 2016 - 2.2.1

  • Fixed: Events weren't showing the correct time.
  • Fixed: Some non-standard URLs weren't opening correctly.
  • Fixed: There was a crash issue related to visitor login.
  • Fixed: When revoking invitations with a swipe, the app would crash.
  • Fixed: When searching events, past events would be shown too.
  • Improved: Various minor improvements.
  • Updated: Translations.

April 28, 2016 - 2.2.0

  • Fixed: 1Password integration was crashing on iPad using iOS 9.2.1.
  • Fixed: AppViewer was sometimes crashing on iOS 7.x when interacting with the login fields.
  • Fixed: For Location Sharing, friends weren't showing in the Map Picker until their map was selected and loaded.
  • Fixed: If a one day event started before 7am, the date/time wasn't showing correctly.
  • Fixed: If an app was opened with data disabled, the app wouldn't load content when data was restored.
  • Fixed: It wasn't possible to zoom in on images, either singly or in galleries.
  • Fixed: On iPhones, the Cancel button wasn't visible when entering a starting point to get directions.
  • Fixed: On the Account screen, the More Info section was truncated and inaccessible.
  • Fixed: Smoky Tiles weren't displaying correctly if a tile was missing an image URL.
  • Fixed: Spaces in phone numbers were rending as %20 in the phone number modal.
  • Fixed: The Location Sharing Friends List would crash when revoking invitations and then canceling that action.
  • Fixed: There was a screen flicker when swiping right in the Location List.
  • Fixed: When sharing was paused, it was still possible to use Show on Map and Get Directions.
  • Fixed: White-label builds using AppViewer 2.0.3 would sometimes hang on the splash screen.
  • Improved: AppViewer now uses SDK 2.9.0.
  • Improved: If you have access to multiple locations, AppViewer now loads the last opened location.
  • Improved: There are now "Today" and "Tomorrow" event labels.
  • Improved: There is a loading indicator when opening web pages.
  • Improved: We've added acknowledgements to AppViewer's Settings.

March 16, 2016 - 2.1.0

  • Added: An internal tool to indicate what server is being used by the app.
  • Added: iPad Pro icons for Meridian-powered white-label app submissions.
  • Added: New Location Sharing feature.
  • Fixed: A minor issue causing crashes on iOS 7.
  • Fixed: After logging out, it was possible to log back in simply by tapping Log In.
  • Fixed: An internal debugging tool caused a crash.
  • Fixed: An internal server issue.
  • Fixed: For maps without Beacons, tapping "Directions to Here" would close the keyboard before anything could be input.
  • Fixed: Grouped lists in iOS were arranged differently than on Android and in the Editor.
  • Fixed: Issues related to an upcoming feature release.
  • Fixed: It was possible to interrupt a route by interacting with placemarks.
  • Fixed: Links to YouTube 360 wouldn't launch in browser mode. Links now open in the YouTube app, if it's installed.
  • Fixed: No error message appeared if a webpage couldn't be loaded. Now there is one.
  • Fixed: Opening a URL with directions would cause a crash.
  • Fixed: Phone links failed to dial because of URL parsing errors.
  • Fixed: Tapping a placemark with a default name showed a list instead of the placemark detail page.
  • Fixed: Tapping the Overview map button would bring up the Overview map with the directional text still visible.
  • Improved: Partial search terms are correlated to what the user taps on. This will make the Editor's Search report more useful.

December 21, 2015 - 2.0.5

  • Fixed: Minor bugs.
  • Improved: Search report analytics.

November 3, 2015 - 2.0.4

  • Added: iOS 9 split screen support.
  • Fixed: Crash when opening certain pages from search.
  • Fixed: Miscellaneous bugs and improvements.
  • Improved: Localization updates.
  • Improved: Scrolling performance.

October 14, 2015 - 2.0.3

  • Added: Support for iOS 9.
  • Fixed: Miscellaneous minor bugs and improvements.
  • Improved: Right-to-left localization.

July 30, 2015 - 2.0.2

  • Added: Support for multi-day events.
  • Added: Support for overview maps.
  • Fixed: HTML tags and entities appearing in list descriptions.
  • Fixed: iPad rotation issues.
  • Fixed: Occasional missing tint colors.
  • Fixed: Username/password fields clearing on failed sign-ins.
  • Improved: Miscellaneous minor issues and improvements.

June 25, 2015 - 2.0.0

  • Added: Location selection search and browse.
  • Added: Support for new Meridian Editor AppMaker features.
  • Added: Support for new Meridian Editor Reports feature.
  • Improved: UI and visual design.
  • Updated: Included Sample app.
  • Updated: Meridian SDK.

June 18, 2015 - 1.24.2

  • Updated: Embedded Meridian SDK to 2.6.7.

May 4, 2015 - 1.24.1

  • Added: Crash reporting.
  • Fixed: Several translation issues.
  • Fixed: Minor bugs.
  • Updated: Meridian SDK.

April 20, 2015 - 1.25.0

  • Fixed: Google Analytics bug.

April 14, 2015 - 1.24.0

  • Fixed: Several minor bugs.
  • Fixed: Several translation issues.
  • Improved: Analytics reporting.
  • Updated: Embedded Meridian SDK to 2.6.6.

March 17, 2015 - 2.0.0

  • Added: Flight stats page.
  • Added: Campaign reset button.
  • Added: Zone support.
  • Fixed: Placemark page links with incorrect titles.
  • Fixed: "Cannot reach server" error for white-label apps with a custom WHITELABEL_CLOUDSERVER.
  • Improved: Design tweaks.

March 3, 2015 - 1.23.0

  • Added: Support device registration for Campaign notifications via RTLS zones.
  • Fixed: Analytics reporting compatibility issue.
  • Fixed: Problem with French translations

February 9, 2015 - 2.0.0

  • INITIAL RELEASE.

February 9, 2015 - 1.22.0

  • Fixed: Placemark annotations could be mislabeled.
  • Fixed: No default map crash.
  • Fixed: Restored some missing placemark map icons.
  • Improved: Now 64-bit compatible.
  • Improved: Translations updated, now including British English.

January 26, 2015 - 1.21.0

  • Fixed: Better handling of map callouts during directions.
  • Fixed: Better rotation handling.
  • Fixed: Campaign session tokens are now sent properly.
  • Fixed: Campaign-based notifications now display a "View" button to launch associated content while the app is running.
  • Fixed: Displays map title in Map tab header.
  • Fixed: Event times are now displayed correctly for non-US time zones and locales.
  • Improved: Directions controller now themed to match the rest of the app.
  • Improved: Passes any custom editor URL from MeridianOptions.xml to the SDK.
  • Improved: Placemark style is now the original themed style with a background that works with any map colors.