Changelog

Welcome to the HotMic changelog, where we post the versions of the different applications and what was changed.

June 21, 2022 - Android SDK Version 1.4.2-rc.2 (Release Candidate)

This update contains a series of bug fixes for issues found, as well as a previously mentioned known issue. We consider this a release candidate at this time, and will either publish a new version or update this to live if no issues are found in production.

Improvements

  • Improved the way YouTube videos look in streams in a variety of ways.
  • Improved the syncing of YouTube volume changes triggered by the host.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a chat reaction triggered the AE_VIDEO_PUBLISH_END instead of the Chat Reacted event. It now triggers the proper event.

  • Viewers joining a stream after the host has started playing YouTube will now see the YouTube video in sync right away.

Known Issues

  • The Guest Call-In Feature is experiencing some rare stability issues we are investigating and expect a fix soon.

Update Instructions

To update to this version, simply make sure that your build.gradle(app) includes the following dependency:

implementation 'io.hotmic.player:hotmic-android-sdk:1.4.2'

June 12, 2022 - Android SDK Version 1.4.1-rc.1 (Release Candidate)

This update contains much more control over the HotMic SDK. We consider this a release candidate at this time, and will either publish a new version or update this to live if no issues are found in production.

Features Added

  • Major Design Revamp - We have updated the UI based on feedback from our users, please give us your feedback! The biggest differences are in poll pages and the user profile pages.
  • More font controls - We significantly revamped our font controls to allow you to input many more controls. View our Android SDK Documentation for more details.
  • Added new Ads API to display ads from Google Ads. View the Android SDK Documentation for more details.
  • Allowed apps to pass follower count, following count, and following status into the HotMic SDK in the new getFollowData in the callback interface. This is great if you are managing following statuses in another application. Check out the getFollowData callback in the Android SDK documentation for details.
  • Chat reactions have changed. Users now tap on a message to react.
  • A new full screen option was added for users. To use this, users just tap the icon in the bottom right of the stream.
  • We have added "Tags" and "Description" to the streams object. This means if a creator or admin on a stream adds tags or descriptions (outside the SDK), these will be returned in the streams objects.
    • Tags are an array of strings, and can be anything set by the user.
    • Description is a string, that can be used to describe a stream in more detail.

Removed

  • isFollowing was removed. It was replaced with getFollowData.
  • We removed the polls from the chat feed, since they now appear in the toolbar.

Bug Fixes

  • We made a variety of performance improvements to loading the streams page.
  • We solved several UI bugs that could occur on a stream in some cases. some items to improve accessibility across several pages, including polls.
  • We resolved some rare issues involving co-hosts streaming on top of YouTube.
  • We resolved some issues with going on break while on YouTube.

Known Issues

  • Viewers cannot currently view a YouTube video that a host has started prior to them joining the stream. We expect to fix this in our next patch release.
  • The Guest Call-In Feature is experiencing some rare stability issues we are investigating and expect a fix soon.

Update Instructions

To update to this version, simply make sure that your build.gradle(app) includes the following dependency:

implementation 'io.hotmic.player:hotmic-android-sdk:1.4.1'

May 31, 2022 - iOS SDK Version 3.0.1-rc. 2 (Release Candidate)

This contains a minor update to ensure compatibility across devices.

Bug Fixes

  • There was a missing framework file that was re-added.

May 31, 2022 - iOS SDK Version 3.0.0-rc. 1 (Release Candidate)

This update contains much more control over the HotMic SDK. We consider this a release candidate at this time, and will either publish a new version or update this to live if no issues are found in production.

Features Added

  • Major Design Revamp - We have updated the UI based on feedback from our users, please give us your feedback!
  • More font controls - We significantly revamped our font controls to allow you to input many more controls. We improved our documentation about the theme options here Custom Themes so you can review where your font selections will appear in the HotMic SDK.
  • Added new Ads API to display ads from Google Ads. See Ads for more details.
  • Allowed apps to pass follower count, following count, and following status into the HotMic SDK. This is great if you are managing following in another application. see Social Features for more details.

Removed

  • We removed the polls from the chat feed, since they now appear in the toolbar.

Bug Fixes

  • We updated some items to improve accessibility across several pages, including polls.
  • We resolved some rare issues involving co-hosts streaming on top of YouTube.
  • We resolved some issues with going on break while on YouTube.

Update Instructions

To update to this version, run pod update HotMicMediaPlayer or update your Podfile.lock.



Earlier Changelogs Available Upon Request

We changed our documentation system May 31, 2022. Versions of the docs prior to that point are available upon request.