RoboVM 1.14.0 released – Cross-platform RoboPods, bug fixes

RoboPods This release contains the first iteration of the cross-platform Billing RoboPod! We are in the process of documenting the pod and adding samples. For now, you can check out the sources and the first sample to get a feeling for the API. Another new cross-platform pod is our Dialog RoboPod. It allows you to show dialogs straight from your core project’s code. See the source code and the sample for more information. The last new cross-platform pod is our Settings RoboPod. It allows you to store objects and values serialisable to JSON via GSON in platform specific storage locations, straight from your core project’s code. See the sources and...

RoboVM 1.13.0 released – Fabric RoboPod

Fabric RoboPod This release contains the first iteration of the Twitter Fabric RoboPod. This version is mainly concerned with the iOS side of Fabric, providing you bindings to the following Fabric services: Digits for phone number based sign-up and login MoPub for ads TwitterKit for Twitter integration Answers for mobile analytics Follow the links above to the official documentation! We are currently working on RoboVM samples for Fabric to make it even easier for you to use these bindings. Bug Fixes & Enhancements As always, we squashed bugs, improved performance and added some bells and whistles. Here are the most important changes: Fixed an issue with...

Kotlin Contest – And the Winner is!

From November 25th to December 14th we held a Kotlin contest together with our friends over at JetBrains. Participants were asked to write cross-platform mobile apps using Kotlin and RoboVM for a chance to win some nice prizes. Today we are happy to announce the winners of the contest! Grand Prize Prat Tanapaisankit (@pt2121) submitted Summon, a cross-platform mobile app to call an Uber for your friends. Want to invite friends but aren’t sure how to get them to your place? Summon is the app for you! We selected Summon as the grand prize winner as it’s a great learning resources and also serves as a perfect example of how to share code across...

RoboVM 1.12 released – Experimental tvOS support

Experimental tvOS Support Niklas failing at RoboMission on tvOS Last release we added experimental Bitcode support for iOS, a precursor to tvOS support. Today we are super excited to announce experimental tvOS support! Here’s how you can try it out, even without a tvOS device. In RoboVM Studio/IntelliJ IDEA, simply create a new project and select one of the tvOS templates! Once the project is created, you can find two new run configurations, one for any connected Apple TV device, and one for the Apple TV simulator. You can treat this just like any old iOS run configuration! In Eclipse, create a new project and select one of the tvOS templates. Right...

Pull Request Contest Winners

A little over two weeks ago we announced our pull request contest. Today, we are happy to announce the winners of the contest! Watch the video below to see all the awesome submissions and find out who the winners are! Thanks to all participants! If you missed this contest, worry not! We just announced our first ever Kotlin contest together with JetBrains. Give it a...