AppStudio 7.3.3 Released!

We’re pleased to announce that 7.3.3 has been released.

This release has new features and bug fixes.

Google has a newish tool called Lighthouse. You can run it in the Chrome Developer Tools, in the Audits tab. It checks your app for a number of good practices. This build has a number of features to improve your score.

Here’s what is new and fixed in the new release:

  1. Controls: Allow multiple GoogleMaps in one project
  2. Deploy: png files were sometimes being translated to .js.
  3. Electron: Fix already declared variable.
  4. Installer: Installer enhanced for new MacOS requirements
  5. Project Properties: manifest has been renamed extraFiles. It still works the same way.
  6. PWA: infrastructure roughed in – not usable yet
  7. Runtime: Add HTML lang attribute (For Lighthouse)
  8. Runtime: Add meta description and theme-color (for Lighthouse)
  9. Runtime: Fix error in SQLite error handling
  10. Runtime: Improvements for Google Lighthouse audit
  11. Samples: Add BASIC library to some samples which need it.
  12. Samples: New PhoneGapZebraPrint sample, showing Bluetooth printing.
  13. Samples: PhotoGallery updated

The easiest way to get the update is on the Help menu – “Check for Updates…”