ABMediaView v0.4.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-07-07 // over 4 years ago
  • โž• Added:

    • Setting the 'shouldDismissAfterFinish' variable on a mediaView will have it dismiss after it finished playing its video. This value take precedence over 'allowLooping' when mediaView is fullscreen.
    • Utilize the 'mediaViewDidFinishVideo:withLooping' delegate method to take action after a mediaView has completed playing of its video. This delegate also lets you know whether the mediaView will loop (this delegate is called before the video loops).

    โšก๏ธ Updated:

    • ๐Ÿšš Moved the following variables to public read-only so that they can be utilized:
      • 'minViewHeight' is the width the mediaView will be when fully minimized
      • 'minViewHeight' is the height the mediaView will be when fully minimized
      • 'maxViewOffset' is the maximum space between the top of the mediaView and the top of its superview, when fully minimized
      • 'offsetPercentage' is the fraction (0 to 1) by which the mediaView has completed minimization
      • 'superviewWidth' is the width of view which presents the mediaView
      • 'superviewHeight' is the height of view which presents the mediaView
    • Tune ups for caching

Previous changes from v0.4.1

  • Released : 3/4/17

    โž• Added:

    • Automated Caching for Images, GIFs and Videos, enabled by setting the variable 'setShouldCacheMedia' on the ABMediaView sharedManager.
    • Ability to preload video and audio before being shown by calling 'preloadVideo' or 'preloadAudio' on a mediaView, or automatically handled by setting 'shouldPreloadVideoAndAudio' variable on the ABMediaView sharedManager.
    • Ability to clear Documents directory and tmp directory cached files, by calling 'clearABMediaDirectory' class method of ABMediaView and providing one of the following:
      • 'VideoDirectoryItems' to remove cached videos on disk loaded from ABMediaView
      • 'AudioDirectoryItems' to remove cached audio on disk loaded from ABMedaiView
      • 'AllDirectoryItems' to remove cached videos and audio on disk loaded from ABMedaiView
      • 'TempDirectoryItems' to remove cached files in tmp directory folder
    • Functionality to not have a play button be visible by setting 'playButtonHidden' on the ABMediaView. Usefull if one is looking to use ABMediaView in a video background.
    • โœ… Tests added for loading and caching data.

    โšก๏ธ Updated

    • ๐Ÿ‘€ Media is checked to see if proper format is received from NSURL before downloading.
    • ๐ŸŒ Adjusted the following loader functions to seperate loading with a NSString and loading from a given NSURL (useful if specifying loading media from a location not on the web). Functions are available in ABCacheManager.
      • 'loadImage' with NSString, 'loadImageURL' with NSURL
      • 'loadVideo' with NSString, 'loadVideoURL' with NSURL
      • 'loadAudio' with NSString, 'loadAudioURL' with NSURL
      • 'loadGIF' with NSString, 'loadGIFURL' with NSURL
    • Detects if the video/audio failed to load, and shows a failed indicator. A custom failed indicator can be set with 'setCustomFailedButton' on the ABMediaView.
    • ๐Ÿ‘ 'hideCloseButton' was changed to 'closeButtonHidden' to match the new 'playButtonHidden' variable better.
    • ๐Ÿ‘ 'videoIndicator' (the view which held the play button image) was changed to 'playIndicatorView' to better encompass that it is visible when both video and audio is in the mediaView.

    ๐Ÿ›  Fixed

    • Media looking to be downloaded from ipod-library is now properly loaded and cached is specified.
    • AVURLAsset in export video method changed to AVAsset,