Changelog for PubNub JavaScript SDK

v8.2.4

June 17, 2024
Fixed
  • Subscription/SubscriptionSet's subscribe() method accepts timetoken parameter. Instead as in subscriptionOption.

v8.2.3

June 6, 2024
Fixed
  • Fix issue because of which single string sort option wasn't serialized properly.

v8.2.2

June 5, 2024
Fixed
  • Fix issue because of which heartbeatInterval wasn't computed if presenceTimeout provided during PubNub client configuration.

v8.2.1

May 22, 2024
Fixed
  • Fix revoke token method signature where mistakenly expected object with token field.

v8.2.0

May 21, 2024
Added
  • Add environment flags processing to opt-out feature modules from built bundles.
Fixed
  • Add application/json content type for Grant Token, Add Message Action and Generate File Upload URL endpoints.

v8.1.0

May 16, 2024
Added
  • Use SharedWorker instead of Service Worker for better PubNub client instances feedback.
  • Add configuration option to enable debug log output from the subscription SharedWorker.
Modified
  • Create types declaration files.

v8.0.1

April 23, 2024
Modified
  • Provider configuration option to set service worker from the URL (because of browser restrictions for worker files to be registered from the same domain).

v8.0.0

April 22, 2024
Added
  • Upgraded the network layer, replacing the superagent module with the Fetch API for browser integrations and node-fetch for npm integrations, ensuring enhanced performance and reliability.
  • Added service worker .
  • Enhanced the subscribe feature with service worker support, improving user experience across multiple browser windows and tabs. The client interface rewritten with TypeScript, which gives an up-to-date interface.

v7.6.3

April 18, 2024
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of add or remove listener of subscription to/from subscriptionSet.

v7.6.2

March 28, 2024
Added
  • Added support for pagination params for listChannels API of push notification devices.

v7.6.1

February 26, 2024
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of App context event handling for channel and membership.

v7.6.0

February 21, 2024
Added
  • Adding channel, channelGroup, channelMetadata and userMetadata entities to be first-class citizens to access APIs related to them. Currently, access is provided only for subscription API.

v7.5.0

January 16, 2024
Added
  • Added enableEventEngine, maintainPresenceState flags and retryConfiguration for retry policy configuration.
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of allowing duplicate listener registration.
  • Fixes file name conflict in lib directory.

v7.4.5

November 28, 2023
Fixed
  • Handle unencrypted messages in subscribe with cryptoModule configured.
  • Fixe for missing parameters to request or filter optional fields for App Context memberships api.

v7.4.4

November 14, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of getChannelMembers call not returning status field.

v7.4.3

November 8, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of not able to encrypt Blob file content in web.

v7.4.2

October 30, 2023
Modified
  • Changed license type from MIT to PubNub Software Development Kit License.

v7.4.1

October 17, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of pubnub.decrypt() returning wrong data format.

v7.4.0

October 16, 2023
Added
  • Add crypto module that allows configure SDK to encrypt and decrypt messages.
Fixed
  • Improved security of crypto implementation by adding enhanced AES-CBC cryptor.

v7.3.3

September 11, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of getting misleading error message when sendFile fails.

v7.3.2

August 31, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of having deprecated superagent version.

v7.3.1

August 21, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of missing get and set methods for userId field of PubNub configuration.

v7.3.0

July 26, 2023
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of severe vulnerability warnings for vm2 usage.

v7.2.3

June 19, 2023
Added
  • Added optional param withHeartbeat to set state through heartbeat endpoint.

v7.2.2

December 12, 2022
Fixed
  • Fixes a case in React Native with using an error interface in superagent.
  • Fixes issue of getFileUrl not setting auth value as token string when token is set.

v7.2.1

November 10, 2022
Fixed
  • Removes remains of Buffer from the crypto module.

v7.2.0

July 1, 2022
Added
  • Allows to specify users and spaces in grantToken method.
  • Allows to use userId instead of uuid in configuration.

v7.1.2

June 22, 2022
Fixed
  • Fixes parseToken issues on Web and React Native.

v7.1.1

June 14, 2022
Added
  • Added user and space memberships related methods.
  • Added type and status fields in User and Space. status field in memberships.

v7.0.1

May 24, 2022
Fixed
  • Fixes export issue for Node and update config for es module compatibility.

v7.0.0

May 24, 2022
Modified
  • BREAKING CHANGES: Removed objects v1 methods support.

v6.0.0

April 21, 2022
Added
  • Added a TypeScript build chain and moved from webpack to rollup.
  • Added an initial implementation of Event Engine.

v5.0.1

March 2, 2022
Fixed
  • Unsubscribe fix unsubscribe from channel group presence

v5.0.0

January 12, 2022
Modified
  • BREAKING CHANGES: uuid is required parameter in PubNub constructor.

v4.37.0

December 16, 2021
Added
  • Add revoke token feature.

v4.36.0

December 9, 2021
Fixed
  • Remove isomorphic-webcrypto polyfill for web Add buffer polyfill to react native.

v4.35.0

December 2, 2021
Added
  • Allows to specify multiple origins in the config, which enables domain sharding for custom origins.

v4.34.2

December 1, 2021
Fixed
  • Fix listener callback is invoked multiple times.

v4.34.1

November 19, 2021
Fixed
  • Update .npmignore and excluded resources from from NPM package.

v4.34.0

November 19, 2021
Added
  • Upgrade superagent.

v4.33.1

October 18, 2021
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of performing file publish message retry according to fileUploadPublishRetryLimit setting of PubNub instance.

v4.33.0

August 31, 2021
Added
  • Added support for Objects v2 in PAM v3 api.
Fixed
  • Fixes issue related to file decryption when cipherkey is provided in method.

v4.32.1

May 26, 2021
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of signature does not match error with getAllUUIDMetadata call.
  • Error handling with global hereNow call to provide detailed error message when feature not enabled.

v4.32.0

April 28, 2021
Added
  • Add grantToken support for channel and group resources.

v4.31.0

April 22, 2021
Modified
  • BREAKING CHANGE - Set true for useRandomIVs by default.
Fixed
  • Fix channel and uuid which is used with: files API, Objects and presence.

v4.30.1

March 30, 2021
Fixed
  • Revert v4.300.

v4.29.11

January 11, 2021
Modified
  • Set default increased limit for message count of History v3 api single call.

v4.29.10

November 30, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of missing more field in fetch messages response.

v4.29.9

October 5, 2020
Added
  • Adds timetoken of file publish in the sendFile response.
Fixed
  • Fixes getFileUrl so that it includes auth and signature query params.
  • Fixes downloadFile method to generate correct signature.

v4.29.8

September 21, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixes compatibility with @sentry/react-native library.

v4.29.7

September 14, 2020
Added
  • Added support for managing permissions of objects v2 while applying PAM v2.
Fixed
  • Fix uncaught promise exception in subscription manager caused by error in user code inside of subscription handlers. Error will be handled and returned to status handler with PNUnknownCategory category where errorData can be examined.

v4.29.6

September 8, 2020
Added
  • Add file download to Blob in React Native.

v4.29.5

September 1, 2020
Added
  • Add support for file upload via file URI in React Native.
Fixed
  • Fix file download to ArrayBuffer in React Native.

v4.29.4

August 14, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixes an artifact where ract-native entrypoint didnt use ssl.

v4.29.3

August 14, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixes an issue with react-native entrypoint where interfaces to File and Crypto are not included in the build.
  • Fixes the ability to sendByPost in publish.
  • Fixes an issue where getFileUrl returned and URI without a protocol.
  • Fixes an issue where storeInHistory false would not include the param.
  • Removes mime types dependency since that will be handled by the server.
  • Adds userMetadata to file event listener.

v4.29.2

August 5, 2020
Fixed
  • Move @babel/runtime to runtime dependency.

v4.29.1

August 4, 2020
Fixed
  • Release 4.291.

v4.29.0

August 4, 2020
Added
  • Allows to upload files to channels, download them with optional encryption support.
  • Allows to enable random IVs when encrypting messages.
Fixed
  • Fixes a bug with PAM and Objects v2.

v4.28.4

July 15, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixes issue of high cpu usage when heartbeat interval is not set.

v4.28.3

July 15, 2020
Fixed
  • getAllChannelMetadata no longer includes customFields by default.
  • removeChannelMetadata no longer hits wrong endpoint.
  • getMemberships and getChannelMembers now includes customFields by default.
  • getAllUUIDMetadata now includes totalCount by default.
  • getAllUUIDMetadata no longer includes limit by default.
  • all membership and channel members methods now accept a callback.
  • all objects v2 methods are properly typed now to include an optional callback.
  • getMemberships and getChannelMembers now include totalCount, prev, and next in the response.

v4.28.2

June 29, 2020
Fixed
  • Fixes a bug in removeChannelMembers and removeMemberships.

v4.28.1

June 19, 2020
Fixed
  • Ensure proper bytes padding in ArrayBuffer prepared for cbor-js library.

v4.28.0

June 3, 2020
Added
  • Added Objects v2 API and deprecated Objects v1 API.

v4.27.6

April 24, 2020
Added
  • Added support for delete permission in the grant method of accesses manager.

v4.27.5

April 21, 2020
Fixed
  • Update READMEmd CDN links during deployment.
  • Fix pre-compiled scripts update.

v4.27.4

March 18, 2020
Added
  • Add telemetry (latency) for all existing operation types.
Fixed
  • Replace cbor-sync module with cbor-js for client implementation for web to fix compatibility with Salesforce Lightning Web Components.

v4.27.3

January 6, 2020
Modified
  • Support for APNS2 Push API
Fixed
  • Restore functionality to set heartbeat interval when presence timeout is set below the default

v4.27.2

December 5, 2019
Fixed
  • disable presence heartbeats by default

v4.27.1

November 20, 2019
Fixed
  • Make changes in fetch_messages endpoint to move message actions (if any) for message from 'data' to 'actions' property (old 'data' will be in place for few updates to not break existing clients).
Modified
  • fix PAMv3 tests mocked signature
  • fix lint warnings for tests and code
  • fix gulp build so that failures in test and lint will trigger failure in travis

v4.27.0

October 8, 2019
Added
  • Add Message Actions API support which allow to: add, remove and fetch previously added actions
  • Add new arguments to fetch messages function which allow to fetch previously added actions and message metadata
  • Add new handler which can be used to track message actions addition / removal events

v4.26.1

September 27, 2019
Fixed
  • Ensures history response is an array before iterating it

v4.26.0

September 20, 2019
Fixed
  • Add support for auth tokens with Objects for Users, Spaces and Memberships

v4.25.2

September 3, 2019
Fixed
  • Fix issue with subdomains ending in 'ps'

v4.25.1

August 23, 2019
Fixed
  • Fix titanium build to support recent version

v4.25.0

August 16, 2019
Modified
  • Add Objects support for Users, Spaces and Memberships

v4.24.6

August 9, 2019
Fixed
  • Fix regression: 'PubNub is not a constructor' in Node.js

v4.24.5

August 7, 2019
Modified
  • Add Signals support

v4.24.4

July 26, 2019
Modified
  • Add minimum presence timeout

v4.24.3

June 19, 2019
Modified
  • Added support to enable heartbeat requests while subscribe when heartbeat interval is provided

v4.24.2

June 13, 2019
Modified
  • Added try catch block to handle exception for JSON.parse function
  • Updated default origin to ps.pndsn.com

v4.24.1

June 6, 2019
Modified
  • Maintains the state when the presence heartbeat is explicitly disabled

v4.24.0

May 9, 2019
Modified
  • Disables the presence heartbeat by default when a subscribe is called. Presence heartbeat can still be enabled explicitly.

v4.23.0

March 14, 2019
Modified
  • The timetoken parameter is deprecated in the message-counts function. Use 'channelTimetokens' instead, pass one value in 'channelTimetokens' to achieve the same results.

v4.22.0

March 4, 2019
Added
  • message counts
Modified
  • use null instead of '' for NativeScript networking module

v4.21.7

December 20, 2018
Modified
  • update dependencies
  • fix flow process on nativescript

v4.21.6

October 4, 2018
Fixed
  • fix POST for nativescript adapter over android

v4.21.5

August 6, 2018
Modified
  • update dependencies

v4.21.4

August 4, 2018
Modified
  • return error parameter into errorData when logVerbosity = true

v4.21.3

July 10, 2018
Modified
  • update dependencies

v4.21.2

June 12, 2018
Modified
  • add stringifiedTimeToken into the fetch endpoint

v4.21.1

June 8, 2018
Fixed
  • avoid security vulnerability in growl < 1.10.0

v4.21.0

June 6, 2018
Added
  • subscribe without using the heartbeat loop with flag withHeartbeats = false

v4.20.3

April 24, 2018
Fixed
  • fix timetoken announces
Modified
  • categorize ETIMEDOUT errors as PNNetworkIssuesCategory

v4.20.2

February 28, 2018
Fixed
  • fix signature to delete message

v4.20.1

January 29, 2018
Modified
  • allow set ssl to false for nodejs

v4.20.0

January 4, 2018
Added
  • add support for heartbeat sending without subscription via .presence()
  • add method setProxy for Nodejs
  • set ssl to true for nodejs by default

v4.19.0

December 5, 2017
Added
  • add support for Native Script
Modified
  • add missing flow types
  • upgrade superagent to ^3.8.1

v4.18.0

November 20, 2017
Modified
  • keepAlive is now initialized globally instead of per-call, allowing better connection reuse
Added
  • added sdkName configuration parameter which allow completely override pnsdk in request query

v4.17.0

October 19, 2017
Modified
  • allow disabling of heartbeats by passing 0 during initialization.

v4.16.2

October 19, 2017
Fixed
  • fix UUID library to work in browsers.

v4.16.1

October 12, 2017
Fixed
  • fix incorrect packaging of lil-uuid and uuid

v4.16.0

October 10, 2017
Added
  • support delete messages from history
Modified
  • swap uuid generator with support for IE9 and IE10

v4.15.1

August 21, 2017
Modified
  • fix typo to enable http keep alive support

v4.15.0

August 21, 2017
Modified
  • Support optional message deduping via the dedupeOnSubscribe config
  • Do not issue leave events if the channel mix is empty.

v4.14.0

August 14, 2017
Modified
  • Allow disable of heartbeats by passing heartbeatInterval = 0

v4.13.0

July 27, 2017
Modified
  • patch up 503 reporting
  • fix issue with where now and invalid server response
  • fix issue with here now and invalid server response

v4.12.0

June 19, 2017
Modified
  • fix issue of net with android for titanium
Added
  • add additional hooks for connectivity
  • add auto network detection

v4.10.0

May 23, 2017
Modified
  • fix issue of net with android for react-native

v4.9.2

Added
  • metadata is now passed on message envelope

v4.9.1

May 18, 2017
Added
  • add support custom encryption and decryption

v4.9.0

Added
  • integrate fetch for react-native SDK
Modified
  • announce when subscription get reactivated
  • stop heartbeats for responses with status PNBadRequestCategory

v4.8.0

April 6, 2017
Added
  • allow manual control over network state via listenToBrowserNetworkEvents

v4.7.0

March 30, 2017
Added
  • add support for titanium SDK
Modified
  • fix support for react-native SDK
  • add validation for web distribution

v4.6.0

March 27, 2017
Added
  • add support for presence deltas.
  • keep track of new and upcoming timetokens on status messages

v4.5.0

March 8, 2017
Added
  • add optional support for keepAlive by passing the keepAlive config into the init logic

v4.4.4

February 14, 2017
Modified
  • add guard to check for channel or channel group on state setting
  • add guard to check for publish, secret keys when performing a grant

v4.4.3

February 7, 2017
Modified
  • downgrade superagent to v2; add a new entry point for react native.

v4.4.2

January 31, 2017
Modified
  • adjust compilation for webpack based compilations

v4.4.1

January 31, 2017
Modified
  • proxy support for node

v4.4.0

January 23, 2017
Modified
  • upgrade dependencies; fix up linting.
  • handle network outage cases for correct reporting.

v4.3.3

December 16, 2016
Modified
  • bump version after v3 release.

v4.3.2

November 28, 2016
Modified
  • removes bundling of package.json into the dist file

v4.3.1

November 22, 2016
Modified
  • SDK now supports the restore config to allow message catch-up

v4.3.0

November 18, 2016
Modified
  • bulk history exposed via pubnub.fetchMessages
  • publish supports custom ttl interval
  • v2 for audit and grant; no consumer facing changes.
  • fixes for param validation on usage of promises

v4.2.5

November 4, 2016
Modified
  • SDK reports on the id of the publisher in the message

v4.2.4

November 1, 2016
Modified
  • Detection of support of promises improved.

v4.2.3

November 1, 2016
Modified
  • Fixes on encoding of apostrophes.

v4.2.2

October 31, 2016
Modified
  • Add promise support on setState operation (@jskrzypek)
  • Add hooks to stop polling time when the number of subscriptions drops to 0 (@jasonpoe)

v4.2.1

October 30, 2016
Modified
  • Encode signatures to avoid sending restricted characters

v4.2.0

October 26, 2016
Modified
  • Add optional support for promises on all endpoints.
  • History always returns timetokens in the payloads.
  • Optionally, if queue size is set, send status on queue size threshold

v4.1.1

October 17, 2016
Modified
  • Fix state setting for channels with reserved tags.

v4.1.0

October 13, 2016
Modified
  • Reset timetoken when all unsubscribes happen
  • Sign requests when a a secret key is passed

v4.0.13

October 5, 2016
Modified
  • Propagate status events to the status callback on subscribe operations.

v4.0.12

October 3, 2016
Modified
  • affectedChannels and affectedChannelGroups are now populated on subscribe / unsubscribe events

v4.0.11

September 27, 2016
Modified
  • Dependency upgrades

v4.0.10

September 14, 2016
Modified
  • Expose decryption and encryption as a global

v4.0.9

September 9, 2016
Modified
  • Channel / subscription items are populated in
  • Constants for operation and category are exposed on global object

v4.0.8

August 25, 2016
Modified
  • Re-publish of v4.0.7

v4.0.7

August 25, 2016
Modified
  • Dependency upgrades
  • Try..catch wrapped around localStorage for iframe compliance

v4.0.6

August 18, 2016
Modified
  • Adjustment of reconnection policies for web distributions.
  • PNSDK support for partner identification

v4.0.5

August 10, 2016
Modified
  • Stop exposing .babelrc which causes unpredictable behavior on react native.

v4.0.4

August 9, 2016
Modified
  • Adjust handling of presence payloads for state settings.
  • Triggering disconnect, reconnect events on Web distributions.
  • React Native adjustments to package.json information.
Added
  • Exposing generateUUID method to create uuids.

v4.0.3

August 7, 2016
Modified
  • Global Here Now parsing adjustments.

v4.0.2

August 3, 2016
Modified
  • Adjustments to internet disconnects on node.

v4.0.1

August 1, 2016
Fixed
  • Fixes to avoid double encoding on JSON payloads.

v4.0.0

August 1, 2016
Added
  • New iteration of JS / Node SDK family
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