Mapbox GL v8.3.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-07-31 // 11 months ago
  • 🚀 Changes since Mapbox Maps SDK for Android v8.2.0:

    🔋 Features

    • 0️⃣ Do not include CJK ideographs in the offline packs by default. This decreases overall offline download size but changes appereance by a default set local glyph generation #14269
    • ⚡️ Update target SDK to 28, update support library and fix gradle warnings #15135
    • Introduce VertexVector::extend() and use it in placement code #15194

    🐛 Bug fixes

    • 💾 Save location animation timestamp only when fed. Fixes an issue where external camera updates impacted location animation duration#15265
    • 🛠 Fixed flickering on style change for the same tile set #15127
    • 🛠 Fix location render/camera modes being reinitialized even when the new mode is the same #15266
    • 0️⃣ Ensure default local ideographs font family is not overwrote. Fix a bug that prevented local CJK glyphs generation. The local generation is now enabled by default and the font family used for generation is set to "sans-serif. #15253
    • 🛠 Fix int overflow issue in GridIndex #15245
    • 🚚 Align gesture animation reason for onCameraMoveStarted #15218
    • ✂ Remove layers first when clearing the style, fixes unnecessary log dumps #15191
    • ✂ Remove unused field from icon buffer #15189

    🐎 Performance improvements

    • 🚀 Release quad data after vertex buffers are created #15189
    • ⬇ Decrease size of SymbolBucket #15178
    • Avoid geometry collections copying #15201

Previous changes from v8.1.1

  • 🚀 Changes since Mapbox Maps SDK for Android v8.1.0:

    🐛 Bug fixes

    • 🛠 Fixed rendering layers after fill-extrusion regression caused by optimization of fill-extrusion rendering #15065
    • 🛠 Fixed a map update bug caused by the render tiles and the render passes getting unsynchronized #15092
    • 🛠 Fixed collision with content insets #15130
    • 🛠 Fixed a custom geometry source bug caused by using the outdated tiles after style update #15112
    • 👍 Allow map panning after quick zoom is disabled but a phantom gesture is executed #15093
    • Ensure location shadow's gradient radius is greater than 0 #15099
    • 🚚 Ensure that move detector is enabled if double-tap is interrupted #15103