JavaScript SDK Changelog

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Changelog for MapsIndoors SDK for JavaScript. This document structure is based on Keep a Changelog and the project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

[4.18.1] - 2022-09-07

Fixed

  • Labels are now centered when the icon is not visible.

[4.18.0] - 2022-08-31

Added

  • Support for wall extrusions, room extrusions, and 3D models on Mapbox maps.

[4.17.7] - 2022-07-12

Fixed

  • Device position dot and circle are now always shown no matter how PositionControl.watchPosition is invoked.

[4.17.6] - 2022-04-22

Fixed

  • Fix bug where Live Data badges on locations were not always removed when disabling a Live Data Domain.

[4.17.5] - 2022-04-13

Fixed

  • Creating MPBooking objects now works again.

[4.17.4] - 2022-04-11

Fixed

  • Animated directions will now always start when rendering a route, and will also render on a per-leg level.

[4.17.3] - 2022-04-05

Fixed

  • Renamed the labelTemplate property on the DefaultDisplayRule to label to match with the DisplayRule interface.
  • Fix bug where directions line on a Mapbox map in some instances would not be rendered.
  • Add missing documentation of required parameter in the mapsindoors.directions.MapboxProvider.
  • Fix bug where the set language was not used when requesting Mapbox directions.

[4.17.2] - 2022-02-03

Fixed

  • Locations receiving Live Data position updates will no longer disappear when panning the map.
  • Live Data is now correctly resumed with the most recent updates when changing user role.
  • Floor Selector styles are no longer missing.

[4.17.1] - 2022-01-13

Fixed

  • In some cases, the MapsPeople logo would not be visible.
  • All icons are now added to MapBox, to prevent the "Image ... could not be loaded." warning in the console.
  • strokeFill, strokeColor, and strokeWeight is now correctly applied when using setBuildingOutlineOptions().

[4.17.0] - 2021-12-21

Added

  • User authenticated booking.

Fixed

  • Label and icon can now be visible at different zoom level ranges.

[4.16.0] - 2021-12-07

Added

  • Disabling Live Data will now remove badges from icons when using the default callback.

Fixed

  • In some cases, when adding the MapsPeople logo to the map, the SDK would throw an error.
  • Live Data now sends correct Http headers.
  • LiveDataInfo.activeDomainTypes() now always returns a promise.

[4.15.0] - 2021-11-18

Added

  • Labels on Google Maps now support line breaks. A label containing \n will now be broken into two lines.
  • labelMaxWidth on DisplayRule sets the max-width in px for a label. Longer labels will be wrapped over multiple lines.

[4.14.1] - 2021-11-03

Fixed

  • AppUserRoles set via MapsIndoors.setUserRoles is now applied when calling DirectionsService.getRoute

[4.14.0] - 2021-09-13

Changed

  • Updated the JSDOC template used for the reference guide.

Added

  • The LocationsService now supports filtering by Location type. (mapsindoors.services.LocationsService.getLocations({types: ['Staris']})).
  • synchronizeContent() has been added to MapsIndoors as a static member. It will synchronize the MapsIndoors data from the backend to the client when called.

[4.13.0] - 2021-08-17

Added

  • Animated directions for MapBox

Fixed

  • The "Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: Cannot read property 'flush' of undefined" error.

[4.12.1] - 2021-06-24

Fixed

  • Location icons are now internally requested with size parameters instead of scale.

[4.12.0] - 2021-06-17

Added

  • Support for (and default rendering of) Live Data Domain Types co2 and humidity.
  • The Location id is now added to the request when deleting a booking.

Fixed

  • Reduce icon flicker when applying Live Data badges.
  • Default badge rendering of unknown Live Data Occupancy can now handle unknown number of people.
  • In some cases setting the stroke- and fill-opacity for a Location Type would fail.

[4.11.2] - 2021-06-03

Fixed

  • Calling mapsindoors.MapsIndoors.setLanguage() will now trigger a refresh of the cached Locations.
  • Reduces the amount of HTTP requests when using Live Data.

[4.11.1] - 2021-05-27

Fixed

  • The radius combined with the near parameter will now reduce the number of Locations returned by LocationsService.getLocations() to those within that radius from the location (MapsIndoors Location or latitude/longitude) specified by near.
  • The LocationsService will now log usage statistics.

[4.11.0] - 2021-05-20

Added

  • Support for (and default rendering of) Live Data Domain Types temperature and count.

Fixed

  • The default Live Data badge rendering is now based on Domain Type hierarchy: availability+occupancy > availability > occupancy > temperature > count.
  • The default label styling has been refreshed and is now aligned with out showcase web app.

[4.10.0] - 2021-05-18

Added

  • Animated directions for Google Maps.

Fixed

  • A bug that caused the outdoor parts of the directions polyline to not be shown if the current Floor Index wasn't 0.

[4.9.1] - 2021-05-05

Fixed

  • A bug that caused icons with Live Data badges to look unsharp/fuzzy.
  • A timing issue that could cause a TypeError: Cannot read property 'toString' of undefined error in the console.

[4.9.0] - 2021-04-28

Added

  • deallocate method on MapsIndoors class that will clean up and release resources associated with the MapsIndoors instance.

[4.8.1] - 2021-04-28

Fixed

  • A bug in the DirectionsService that would cause routes between Venues to fail.
  • A bug in the styling of labels that prevented the ShadowBlur from being changed.
  • A bug in the styling of labels where strokeStyle would not be applied for labels on Google Maps.

[4.8.0] - 2021-04-19

Added

  • SDK Event logging.

Fixed

  • Labels are now clickable on Google Maps.
  • The directions steps are now aligned across the different directions providers.

[4.7.0] - 2021-04-12

Added

  • Live Data icon badges can now show badges that combine info from both the Occupancy and Availability Domains.
  • The LocationsService will now emit a update_completed event when data has been synchronized with the backend.

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug in DirectionsRenderer, that could cause a route polyline not to be shown on the map.
  • Fixed label placement for Mapbox, so they are placed in the same location as labels on Google Maps.
  • Fixed a bug in the processing of display rules, that caused room polygons not to be clickable.
  • Fixed maxZoom offset for MapBoxView.

[4.6.2] - 2021-03-15

Fixed

  • A bug in the processing of display rules caused some locations to be missing from the map.

[4.6.1] - 2021-03-11

Fixed

  • Fixing an issue where the Location Service in some circumstances wouldn't return Locations
  • Fixed bug where Live Data was not shown

[4.6.0] - 2021-03-01

Added

  • Areas - It's now possible to render Areas on the map using Display Rules.

[4.5.2] - 2021-02-23

Fixed

  • MICommon updated to 2.1.0 with improved distance/text ranking correlation.

[4.5.1] - 2021-02-16

Fixed

  • A bug in the directions renderer where directions going from a POI not on the ground floor to an external address would not render correctly on the map.

[4.5.0] - 2021-02-01

Added

  • Booking service - Adds support for booking of Locations. It requires integration to a calendar provider e.g. Google Calendar for this to work. For more information about our Booking service and how to get started, please contact our sales team.

Fixed

  • Prevent crash in case of nonexisting venue on location
  • Prevent crash in case of rendering badge on nonexisting icon
  • Improved distance/text ranking correlation (micommon)
  • In some cases the route step would have a wrong travel mode when routing from one venue to another.

[4.4.0] - 2021-01-11

Added

  • fitBoundsPadding has been added as an optional parameter to the DirectionsRenderer constructor. It can be used to add a padding around the route when the map is fitted to a route leg or route step.
  • Step switching has been added to the DirectionsRenderer. It is now possible to call nextStep() or previousStep() to navigate between each step of the route. setStepIndex(stepIndex, legIndex) can be used to set the renderer to a specific step on a specific leg. If the legIndex is not specified then the current legIndex is used.

Fixed

  • External IDs are now searchable.
  • Updated the documentation for the BuildingOutlineOptions.
  • getBuildingOutlineOptions() no longer returns undefined.
  • The optional parameters for DirectionsRenderer will now have an effect when set in the constructor.
  • Updated the documentation for LabelOptions. Added missing fontWeight property. Do note that fontWeight is not supported by MapBox.

[4.3.1] - 2021-01-06

Fixed

  • Fixed wrong icon scale calculation.

[4.3.0] - 2021-01-04

Added

  • LiveDataInfo class for checking if live data domain type is available on the loaded solution.

Changed

  • LiveDataManager enableLiveData() and subscribe() will no longer attempt to make subscription if the live data domain type is not available on the solution.

Fixed

  • Prevent faulty travel modes when getting directions inside MapsIndoors venues.

[4.2.1] - 2020-12-17

Fixed

  • The Directions Service would in some cases not return the most optimal route.

[4.2.0] - 2020-12-16

Added

  • Support for Live Data via a new mapsindoors.LiveDataManager class. For more information about Live Data and how to get started, please contact our sales team.
  • mapsindoors.BadgeRenderer helper class to apply a badge onto an image.
  • Support for overriding a display rule and removing the override again (overrideDisplayRule(), revertDisplayRule()).
  • Optional ignoreOverrides parameter on getDisplayRule (defaults to false).

[4.1.5] - 2020-12-17

Fixed

  • The Directions Service would in some cases not return the most optimal route.

[4.1.4] - 2020-12-16

Fixed

  • Google Maps will enable zoom level 22 by default if the maxZoom is not specified. The SDK will now set maxZoom to 21 if maxZoom hasn't been specified when creating the MapView.

[4.1.3] - 2020-12-15

Fixed

  • An issue where the default styling of labels would render almost unreadable labels.
  • An issue where the My Position icon didn't follow the users' movement.
  • Improved internal caching of the services to reduce network traffic.
  • Improved performance of the ViewState.

Changed

  • The SDK will now check if the 'z22' module is enabled and set the max zoom on the MapView to 22 unless the MapView is initialized with max zoom specified. (Contact our sales team to hear more about this feature).
  • The default color of the building outlines to #EF6CCE.
  • The default color for the Directions Renderer to #3071D9.
  • MICommon has been updated to the latest version.

[4.1.2] - 2020-12-03

Fixed

  • An issue where directions between two venues would cause an error.

Changed

  • Minor updates of the documentation.

[4.1.1] - 2020-11-20

Fixed

  • An issue where the Directions polyline would visible on all floors.

[4.1.0] - 2020-11-12

Added

  • Added static functions setUserRoles and getUserRoles to the MapsIndoors object. mapsindoors.MapsIndoors.setUserRoles() and mapsindoors.MapsIndoors.getUserRoles().
  • Added start_context and end_context properties to MapsIndoors directions steps. The properties contain references to the venue, building, and floor for a given start or end location for a given step.

Changed

  • The MapsIndoors Directions Provider now uses the globaly set userRoles. The userRoles parameter on the Directions service if set will override this.
  • MICommon have been updated to the latest version.

Fixed

  • The Google Map is now properly shown even though map center is not set.
  • An issue when the user clicked a room on a Google Map the click event would return null as the location property.
  • An issue where settting floor early would cause wrong map tiles to be shown.

[4.0.0] - 2020-10-29

The MapsIndoors JavaScript SDK V4 can now be used with Google Maps and Mapbox GL JS. It introduces several breaking changes, so read this carefully.

Added

Classes

mapView classes that acts as map library adapters (map creation and common interface) to MapsIndoors:

  • mapsindoors.mapView.GoogleMapsView: mapView for Google Maps.
  • mapsindoors.mapView.MapboxView: mapView for Mapbox GL JS.

Methods

  • mapsIndoors.getFilter() returns the array of locations ids that the locations on the map are currently filtered by.

Events

  • venue_changed event on MapsIndoors that fires if the venue changes after calling mapsIndoors.setVenue().

Changed

MapsIndoors class

Instantiation:

  • Create an instance of a mapView, either mapsindoors.mapView.GoogleMapsView or mapsindoors.mapView.MapboxView.
  • Then create an instance of MapsIndoors like this: const mapsIndoors = new mapsindoors.MapsIndoors({mapView: mapViewInstance});.

Methods:

  • setApiKey() is renamed to setMapsIndoorsApiKey().
  • getMapStyle() is renamed to getMapIndoorsStyle().
  • getMapStyles() is renamed to getMapIndoorsStyles().

Services

  • All services (DistanceMatrixService, GeoCodeService, LocationsService, AppConfigService, DirectionsService, ShareService, SolutionsService, VenuesService) must now be accessed by the mapsindoors.services namespace, eg. mapsindoors.services.AppConfigService.

DirectionsService

  • The class must now be instantiated and given an instance of en external directions provider, either mapsindoors.directions.GoogleMapsProvider or mapsindoors.directions.MapboxProvider.
  • A route Leg now encompasses a part of a route until a change in floor level, no matter the travel mode.
  • Step.abutters is changed to Step.route_context, and the value OutsideOnVenue is now always Outside.
  • All steps from an external directions provider will have routeContext set to Outside.
  • The route results (and the legs) now includes a geometry object that contains a GeoJSON LineString for the route or leg.

Directions renderer

  • DirectionsRenderer class must now be accessed under the directions namespace, i.e. mapsindoors.directions.DirectionsRenderer.
  • DirectionsRenderer no longer requires the map as a constructor parameter.

Removed

  • MapsIndoors.setMap() is removed.
  • DirectionsRenderer.getMap() is removed.
  • zIndex is removed on DirectionsRendererOptions.

[3.12.1] - 2020-10-06

Fixed

  • The search algorithm in MICommon has been updated so a partial match on the start of a word would be ranked higher.

[3.12.0] - 2020-08-18

Added

  • Locations for Venues, Buildings, and Floors is now included in the results from LocationsService.getLocations().
  • getFieldForKey on Locations objects for getting data for custom property with key, disregarding casing of key.

Fixed

  • Filtering locations using categories in LocationsService.getLocations().
  • Filtering locations using venue or building had no effect in LocationsService.getLocations().
  • Sometimes querying using the take parameter would return fewer results than expected.

[3.11.0] - 2020-07-27

Added

Fixed

  • Fixed issue where the SDK would throw an error if locations were requested before data had been loaded.

[3.10.0] - 2020-06-11

Added

  • Added option to DirectionsRenderer to control if the map's viewport will be fitted to the bounds of the rendered route.

[3.9.0] - 2020-05-02

Added

  • This release is build on MICommon

[3.8.1] - 2020-04-01

Fixed

  • Inaccessible localStorage in the browser will no longer crash the SDK.

[3.8.0] - 2020-03-02

Changed

  • Added externalId property on location properties object. roomId is now deprecated.

[3.7.1] - 2020-02-06

Fixed

  • PositionControl no longer regards saved position permission as invoked by clicking on the position control.

[3.7.0] - 2020-01-31

Added

  • PositionControl to show device position on the map.

Fixed

  • Error response body is now relayed correctly.

[3.6.0] - 2020-01-02

Changed

  • ShareService.directionsToPhone now requires country code to be provided seperately.

[3.5.1] - 2019-12-19

Changed

  • Changed the locations service to utilize the new backend apis new url structure.

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug where VenuesService.getBuildings calls for solutions/venues with no buildings caused rejection.

[3.5.0] - 2019-12-17

Added

  • Share service with function to send route directions via text message to phone.

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug where user roles were not passed along to distance matrix call.
  • Fixed bug where getBuilding returned undefined until the map had been moved.

[3.4.1] - 2019-10-30

Added

  • Client side caching. Most request are now beeing cached in the browser.
  • Added support for separate visibility control of label and icon

Fixed

  • The DirectionsService will now return a route object with the status "ZERO_RESULTS" if no route could be calculated. Before it unintentional threw an error.
  • Fixed a bug where the imageURL property on locations sometimes would be named imageurl.

[3.4.0] - 2019-08-28

Changed

  • Floor calculation when building comes into focus according to agreed upon strategy, including respecting default floor of a building.
  • The filter method now respects the fitView boolean also when clearing filter.

Fixed

  • Make sure selected/highlighted floor is always visible (no need to scroll) when focusing building.

[3.3.2] - 2019-08-15

Fixed

  • App config cache is now based on solution to avoid misconfiguration when switching solution.

[3.3.1] - 2019-07-31

Fixed

  • No longer assume that location imageURL always is received in lowercase from the backend.

[3.3.0] - 2019-07-15

Added

  • SolutionsService.getUserRoles() gets a list of user roles that can be used for filtering the directions result. This prevents routes from going through restriced areas.

Changed

  • userRoles parameter added to DirectionsService.getRoute() for filtering the directions result. The userRoles paramter takes a array of user role ids.
  • Directions to a venue can now make directions via a parking lot when driving or bicycling.

[3.2.3] - 2019-06-27

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug in mapsindoors.DirectionsRenderer. When setRoute(null) was called to remove the route from map it would throw an error.
  • Fixed the "Cannot read property 'toJSON()' of null" error caused by looking for buildings in view before the map has a bounding box.

[3.2.2] - 2019-06-24

Changed

  • Fixed build toolchain to prevent IE11 crash.

[3.2.1] - 2019-05-24

Added

  • Added the ability to change the api key at runtime via mapsindoors.MapsIndoors.setApiKey(key);
  • Added the functions to get and set the language at runtime:
    • mapsindoors.MapsIndoors.setLanguage(language);
    • mapsindoors.MapsIndoors.getLanguage();

Changed

  • The SDK now selects the fastest backend server based on a latency test.
  • A list of known backends is stored in localStorage for the SDK to choose from. The list of known backends are updated automatically as part of the latency test.

[3.1.1] - 2019-03-14

Fixed

  • Fixed a crash caused by setting mapStyle via the MapsIndoors constructor.

[3.1.0] - 2019-03-13

Changed

  • It's now posible to set a displayRule for a list of location ids or types. myMapsIndoors.setDisplayRule(["abc", "cde", "fgh"], { visible: false });

Added

  • Added the functions setMapStyle, getMapStyle and getMapStyles to MapsIndoors.
    • setMapStyle() set a new indoor map style.
    • getMapStyle() get the current style of the indoors map.
    • getMapStyles() get a list of availeble indoor map styles.

[3.0.5] - 2019-02-27

Fixed

  • Optimized map performance by reducing the amount POIs

[3.0.2] - 2019-02-19

Fixed

  • Support for IE 11

[3.0.0] - 2018-10-23

Changed

  • Script must now be loaded with apikey parameter instead of solutionId, e.g. https://app.mapsindoors.com/mapsindoors/js/sdk/mapsindoors-3.0.0-rc0.js?apikey=57e4e4992e74800ef8b69718
  • All services are now shared instances, so they cannot be newed. E.g. you must rewrite let directionsService = new mapsindoors.DirectionsService(); to let miDirectionsService = mapsindoors.DirectionsService;
  • Location click events for a MapsIndoors instance are now subscribable with the event name click instead of location_click, e.g. google.maps.event.addListener(myMapsIndoors, 'click', (poi) => { console.log(poi.id); });
  • DirectionService.route() has been renamed to DirectionService.getRoute().
  • DirectionRenderer.setDirections() has been renamed to DirectionRenderer.setRoute().
  • DirectionService.getRoute() request parameter travelMode has been renamed to mode.
  • DirectionRenderer.setDirections() now only accepts a single route instead of a route result, e.g. DirectionRenderer.setRoute(myRouteResult.routes[0]).
  • To highlight locations on a map through a MapsIndoors instance, instead of providing a query object to MapsIndoors.find(), you must now pass a list of locationId's to MapsIndoors.filter().

Removed

  • Removed MapsIndoors.find(), use MapsIndoors.filter() instead
  • Removed MapsIndoors.locate(), use MapsIndoors.filter() instead

Added

  • Icons for single Locations can now be updated independantly, by referencing the location id. E.g. myMapsIndoors.setDisplayRule('some-location-id', { icon: { url: 'https://icon.url' } });

Fixed

  • Fixed a rendering bug that was causing MapsIndoors' map markers to occasionally disappear