Beta availability

ItsyUI release packages

Making ItsyUI framework beta available.

ItsyUI release packages

ItsyUI release packages

The beta SDK that we’re releasing today is the first big step on the SDK’s road to compatibility with 1.0. Since this is a beta release, applications developed with it may not quite be compatible with devices running the final ItsyUI v1.0. However, the APIs are now pretty stable and we don’t expect any major changes. If you’re one of the many developers who were waiting for something a bit more mature, this might be a good time to take another look.

Enough of that though – you’re probably wondering what’s actually new in the release. Well, you should read the Release Notes, but here are a few highlights:

  • First and most obviously, the full ItsyUI framework is included, along with a ton of UI changes for 1.0.
  • Several new development tools were added, such as a CRA templates for ItsyUI, Github samples.
  • A number of new APIs are fleshed out and improved, and others are now close to their final forms for 1.0. Tons of bugs were fixed, of course.

There are a lot of changes – the ones in the list above are just my personal favorites, so you should check out the links above for the full story. Not all the changes are additions. There’s a bit more detail in the links above, and we’ll follow up on those in particular here in this blog to give you the scoop. In fact, we’ve got a little list of topics we want to talk about here, so stay tuned.