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Version 2.5.5.1

Build Date: 27.11.2018

  • = Fixed, ADvantage plug-in loader script issue (visibility interval property)

Version 2.5.5.0

Build Date: 19.10.2018

  • + Added, new feature Corner Ad
  • = Fixed, javascript evaluation bug
  • = Updated, target and compile SDK version to 28

Version 2.5.4.3

Build Date: 03.09.2018

  • = Fixed, interstitial javascript issue
  • = Enhanced, smart ad server targeting

Version 2.5.4.2

Build Date: 05.06.2018

  • + Added, basic support for SmartAdServer

Version 2.5.4.1

Build Date: 30.03.2018

  • = Fixed, MRAID events bug

Version 2.5.4.0

Build Date: 14.03.2018

  • = Updated, error event handler

    @Override
    public void adError(Advantage advantage, String msg, Enum.ErrorCategory errorCategory) {...}
    
  • = Fixed, minor webview background issue

  • = Enhanced, memory footprint and resource management
  • + Added, new property to enable/disable internal targeting parameters:

    Advantage ad = new Advantage(this, "XXXXXXXX", "XXXX", "XX");
    
    //Disable the semi-sensitive targeting parameters!
    ad.setSensitiveTargetingParamEnabled(false);
    

Version 2.5.3.1

Build Date: 20.01.2018

  • = Avoiding, memory leak in worker threads.
  • = Updated, the URL encoding mechanism in order to support Google DFP.

Version 2.5.3.0

Build Date: 15.11.2017

  • + Added max publisher ad space size (for understitial banners (Read more...)
  • + Added new targeting parameters (NFC, Bluetooth, Volume info, GPS)
  • + Supported MRAID 3.0
  • = Fixed understitial issue in recyclerview (Android 7.0+)
  • = Enhanced cookie management
  • = Fixed minor bugs

Version 2.5.2.1

Build Date: 10.07.2017

  • = Minor bugfixes!

Version 2.5.2.0

Build Date: 28.03.2017


Version 2.5.1.1

Build Date: 10.03.2017

  • = Minimized Main thread processing.
  • = Fixed Minor Android 5.x bugs.

Version 2.5.1.0

Build Date: 23.11.2016

  • = Enhanced debugging and inspecting mechanism.
  • = Fixed Minor bugs.

Version 2.5.0.4

Build Date: 15.08.2016

  • = Enhanced Android 6.0+ performance.
  • = Enhanced HTTP request handling.
  • = Enhanced Event handler arguments. (It might also be noted that, ADvantage's previous event handler(s) MUST be updated because of this enhancement)

    @Override
        public void adError(Advantage advantage, String errorMsg) {}
    
        @Override
        public void adClosed(Advantage advantage) {}
    
        @Override
        public void adLoaded(Advantage advantage, ENUM.LoadingStatus loadingStatus) {}
    
        @Override
        public void adExpanded(Advantage advantage) {}
    
        @Override
        public void adResized(Advantage advantage) {}
    
  • = Fixed interstitial pre-fetching issue (White blank screen issue)


Version 2.5.0.3

Build Date: 01.06.2016

  • = Fixed Minor issue related to the interstitial banners (creatives which do not use the MRAID or the ADvantage creative development standard)

Version 2.5.0.2

Build Date: 21.04.2016

  • = Enhanced Javascript interface

Version 2.5.0.1

Build Date: 04.04.2016

  • + Added New in-app deep link feature.

Version 2.5.0.0

Build Date: 25.03.2016

  • = Enhanced the dispose mechanism (Please check: How to dispose an ADvantage banner?)

    • New public method is added to destroy an ADvantage instance (dispose())
    • closeCurrentAd() method is now removed from the ADvantage SDK.
    • destroy() method is now removed from the ADvantage SDK.
  • + Added New Native Ad feature

** Due to the recent updates the Android Support Library V4 is required. See also Import ADvantage into your project

  • + Added New targeting parameters.
  • = Fixed some minor bug and flaws.
  • = Enhanced Java code structure.
  • = Enhanced no campaign detection

Version 2.4.9.1

Build Date: 18.11.2015

  • = Enhanced update layout mechanism.

Version 2.4.9.0

Build Date: 02.11.2015

  • = Enhanced MRAID V2.0
  • + Added Secure communication over TLS/SSL connection

Version 2.4.8.1

Build Date: 14.09.2015

  • = Enhanced parallax and inRead Ads.

Version 2.4.8.0

Build Date: 10.08.2015

  • + Added New targeting parameters:

    • Default language.
    • Temperature sensor value.
    • Device size and density DPI.
    • Device information (model & manufacture)
    • Battery level and status.
  • + Added New environmental sensors

    • Temperature
    • Humidity
    • Pressure
  • + Added access to the battery level and status

  • + Added support for parallax and inRead Ads
  • = fixed Profile Targeting for Adition
  • = fixed MRAID problems

Version 2.4.7.1

Build Date: 22.06.2015

  • = Structure enhancements
    • + Added Click Actions

    • Mail

    • Social Media (Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare)

Version 2.4.7.0

Build Date: 27.03.2015

  • Memory usage and structure enhancement.
  • + Added New feature to enable vertical scrolling while ADvantage object is handling (listening) the touch events (see Cookbook)).
  • + Added New feature to open Google play store directly.
  • + Added New sensors (see Cookbook):

    • Light sensor
    • Proximity sensor
    • Step detector sensor
    • Barometer sensor
  • = Ad server parameters optimization.

  • = Custom permissions enhancement (see Cookbook).

Version 2.4.6.1

Build Date: 16.12.2014

  • Feature enhancement

Version 2.4.6.0

Build Date: 23.09.2014

  • MRAID 2.0 optimizations

Version 2.4.5.1

Build Date: 03.09.2014

  • = Workaround fix for character problems with the Adition Ad server's targeting parameter(s).

This Workaround is highly recommended for all Adition clients who uses the SDK Version 2.4.5.0. Please check that you don't use any special characters in the targeting.


Version 2.4.5.0

Build Date: 12.08.2014

  • = Fixed "java.lang.NullPointerException at android.webkit.WebViewClassic.loadUrlImpl()" in WebView class.
  • + Added New targeting parameters.
  • = Fixed Interstitial's unwanted visibility problem.

Version 2.4.4

Build Date: 18.07.2014

  • + Improved memory usage.
  • + Enhanced ADvantage lifecycle monitoring.
  • + Performance optimization for Javascript on Android version 4.4+
  • + Improved MRAID handling

Version 2.4.3.2

Build Date: 26.06.2014

  • + Added new event handler: adLoaded(LOADING_STATUS) with new parameters:

    • LOAD_WITHOUT_ERROR
    • LOAD_WITH_ERROR
    • LOAD_WITHOUT_CAMPAIGN
  • - Removed adNoCampaign()

  • - Removed adLoaded()

Please take a look at the Event handlers


Version 2.4.3.1

Build Date: 23.06.2014

  • = Fixed "java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: android.webkit.WebSettings.getDefaultUserAgent" in WebView class.

Version 2.4.3

Build Date: 13.06.2014

  • + Added a set of new Ad server parameters

    • ADDate for better Second Screen Targeting
    • ADos for better Device Targeting e.g. iPhone, iPad, Android ...
    • ADosversion for better Device Version Targeting e.g. 4.4.2 or 7.1
  • + Enhanced code security.

  • + Added Real Webview Useragent for better device detection on the Adservers
  • = Fixed java.util.ConcurrentModificationException in ADvantage plugin.
  • = Fixed java.lang.NullPointerException in Log class on Kindle Devices
  • = Fixed Frequency Capping Problem if Cookies are used from the adserver.
  • = Fixed problems with inventory calculation on the Realmedia adserver.

Version 2.4.2

Build Date: 09.05.2014

  • = Fixed Routed event handlers.
  • = Fixed Interstitial Ads sizes.

Version 2.4.1

Build Date: 05.05.2014

  • = Fixed NullPointerException in some specific cases when losing network connection

Version 2.4.0

Build Date: 23.04.2014

  • + Added a new feature (Store Picture) to the Advantage plugin.
  • = Fixed initial sizing's structure of Advantage.
  • + Added support for API level 18+
  • + Updated Advantage's debuging mechanism.
  • + Added default targeting options

    • WLAN/Network targeting (ADNetwork)
    • Orientation targeting
    • Minute targeting
    • Advertising ID targeting

Version 2.3.2

Build Date: 24.03.2014

  • allowing empty strings for siteId and positionName. (fix for Adition Adserver)
  • debug mode can only be en-/dis-abled by method ad.setDebugEnable(true/false);