Change Log - freestarcapital/SDK_documentation_Android Wiki

6/23/2022

  • Core (freestar:4.6.5) corner case bug fixes
  • Yahoo Native Ads (freestar-yahoo-adapter:1.14.0.1)
  • Prebid Support (freestar-prebid-adapter:1.13.1.0)
  • Support for User-level Metrics via SDK (backend support coming soon!)

6/13/2022

  • Updated React Native for Android - expose winning bidder on fills.

4/5/2022

  • Support for Google Play Families policy compliance
  • freestar:4.6.4
  • freestar-admob-adapter:20.6.0.0
  • freestar-applovin-adapter:11.2.2.0
  • freestar-applovinmax-adapter:11.2.2.0
  • freestar-adcolony-adapter:4.6.5.0
  • freestar-google-adapter:20.6.0.0
  • freestar-unity-adapter:4.1.0.0
  • freestar-vungle-adapter:6.10.4.0

3/29/2022

  • updated native documentation to include the following permission in the AndroidManifest.xml:

    <uses-permission android:name="com.google.android.gms.permission.AD_ID" />

3/1/2022

  • freestar:4.6.3
    • Support new adapters
  • freestar-applovinmax-adapter:11.1.2.0
  • freestar-yahoo-adapter:1.14.0.0

1/24/2022

  • freestar-google-adapter:20.5.0.0
    • added new partner support
  • freestar-admob-adapter:20.5.0.0

1/08/2022

  • Unity Ads - Multiple Instance Support
    • freestar-unity-adapter:3.7.5.0
    • More potential revenue from Unity Ads

12/08/2021

  • added App Open Ads (new ad offering)
    • freestar:4.6.2
  • freestar-admob-adapter:20.3.0.1
  • freestar-google-adapter:20.3.0.1
  • removed some deprecated GDPR 1.0 code from core

11/17/2021

  • added tracking of the winning bidder
    • freestar-tam-adapter:8.4.3.3
    • freestar-nimbus-adapter:1.10.4.1
    • freestar:4.6.1

10/26/2021

  • freestar-hyprmx-adapter:6.0.1.0
    • added new demand source partner HyprMX

10/20/2021

  • freestar-vungle-adapter:6.10.2.2

    • fixed bug where rewarded completions could get called twice
    • added banner ads support
  • freestar-applovin-adapter:10.3.1.1

    • fixed 728x90 bug
  • freestar-adcolony-adapter:4.6.4.0

    • added banner ads support

10/06/2021

  • Freestar core SDK 4.6.0

    • Adaptive Banner Ad support
    • Disable Adaptive Banner by default
    • Detect and track connection type
    • Serve ads if non-GDPR country
  • Freestar Admob and GAM Adapter Updates

    • Adaptive Banner Ad Support
  • Freestar Vungle Adapter Update to Vungle SDK 6.10.2

9/23/2021

  • Freestar Mopub Adapter Updated to Mopub 5.18.0

    implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.mopub:freestar-mopub-adapter:5.18.0.0'

    implementation 'com.mopub.mediation:facebookaudiencenetwork:6.5.1.0'

8/16/2021

  • Freestar core SDK 4.5.0
    • Country filtering
  • freestar-pangle-adapter:3.6.0.0
    • new mediation adapter supporting banner, native, interstitial, and rewarded ads
  • freestar-tam-adapter:8.4.3.2
    • updated; interstitial test ads were not displaying
  • frestar-nimbus-adapter:1.10.4.0
    • updated nimbus adapter to their latest SDK

8/11/2021

  • Freestar core SDK 4.4.1
    • Fixed crash in onSharedPreferenceChanged where key is somehow null

7/22/2021

  • Freestar core SDK 4.4.0
    • Automated Test Mode
    • Enhanced Tablet Banner Support (728x90)

7/15/2021

  • Updated core sdk and all the adapters with better error reporting (pfr).
  • Updated Nimbus adapter to be able to work with Flutter.

6/29/2021

  • Updated admob adapter and gam adapter based on GMA SDK 20.2.0 (play-services-ads:20.2.0)
    • freestar-admob-adapter:20.2.0.0
    • freestar-google-adapter:20.2.0.0

6/11/2021

  • Released new mediation partner adapter: Amazon Transparent Ads Marketplace (TAM), along with minor changes to core SDK to support it
    • freestar-tam-adapter: 8.4.3.0
    • freestar:4.2.0
  • NOTE: Amazon TAM will replace the Amazon adapter (freestar-amazon-adapter:6.0.0.0) as these will not be able to run or even build together.

6/10/2021

  • Added multi instance support for banner and native ad units

    • freestar-mopub-adapter:5.16.4.1
    • freestar-admob-adapter:19.6.0.1
    • freestar-google-adapter:19.6.0.4
    • freestar-applovin-adapter:9.14.8.2
  • Added Facebook support to Nimbus adapter

    • freestar-nimbus-adapter:1.9.1.1

5/17/2021

  • Freestar core SDK 4.1.1

    • Bug Fixes server-to-server rewarded ads
  • Freestar Unity Ads Adapter 3.7.1.1

    • Bug fixes for rewarded ads
  • Freestar Adcolony Adapter 4.4.1.1

    • Bug fixes for rewarded ads

5/1/2021

  • Freestar core SDK 4.0.0
  • updated Unity Ads Adapter: implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.unityads:freestar-unity-adapter:3.7.1.0'

3/15/2021

  • Freestar core SDK v3.3.2
  • Updated our Criteo adapter to use the Criteo 4.2.1 SDK
  • Added new Nimbus demand source partner using Nimbus 1.9.1 SDK
  • Added Tablet banner 728x90
  • Added Skip button for preroll ads
  • Updated our React Native plugin offering
  • See Freestar-Ads-Mediation - Android integration instructions.

2/22/2021

  • 3.3.1 freestar mediation (core)
    • Allow all mediation SDK partners to participate in all auctions; no longer filter any out.

2/20/2020

Features

  • Verified Facebook Ads per FAN SDK v6.2.1
  • Updated freestar-adcolony-adapter:4.4.1.0 using Adcolony SDK v4.4.1

1/5/2020

Features

  • Updated freestar-google-adapter:19.6.0.0 to support preroll ads per Google IMA SDK v3.21.4

12/8/2020

Features

  • 3.3.0 freestar Native Ad Unit

10/16/2020

Bugs fixes

  • 3.2.9 freestar mediation (core)
    • fixed bug where startup pre-fetched Admob rewarded ad fails to display

10/07/2020

Features

  • Upgrade to Unity Ads 3.5.0 in our Unity Ads adapter
    • also improved Unity ads fetch efficiency

Bugs fixes

  • freestar-plugin-react v1.1.3
    • fixed bug where placement was not getting passed to client js

9/21/2020

Features Added support for Unity 3D!

8/19/2020

Features

  • 3.2.8 freestar mediation (core)
    • upgraded to AndroidX
    • improved auto-refresh behavior for banner, mrec ads
    • fixed bug when fullscreen ads are requested during SDK initialization
    • new domain for end-points Details below: The adapters (below freestar:3.2.8) had internal maintenance updates. implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads:freestar:3.2.8' //previously 3.2.7 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.admob:freestar-admob-adapter:17.2.0.4' //previously 17.2.0.3 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.applovin:freestar-applovin-adapter:9.13.1.2' //previously 9.13.1.1 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.amazon:freestar-amazon-adapter:5.9.0.3' //previously 5.9.0.2 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.adcolony:freestar-adcolony-adapter:4.1.4.2' //previously 4.1.4.1 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.google:freestar-google-adapter:17.2.0.5' //previously 17.2.0.4 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.criteo:freestar-criteo-adapter:3.4.0.3' //previously 3.4.0.2 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.unityads:freestar-unity-adapter:3.4.2.3' //previously 3.4.2.2 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.vungle:freestar-vungle-adapter:6.7.0' //not changed implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.facebook:freestar-facebook-adapter:5.8.0.4' //previously 5.8.0.3 implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.tapjoy:freestar-tapjoy-adapter:12.2.1' //not changed implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.mopub:freestar-mopub-adapter:5.8.0.3' //previously 5.8.0.2

7/28/2020

Features

  • freestar-vungle-adapter:6.7.0 - updated to Vungle 6.7.0 SDK

7/15/2020

Features

  • 3.2.7 freestar mediation (core) - Allow concurrent banner ad requests using an internal queue
  • AppLovin SDK dependency updated to AppLovin 9.13.1
  • internal maintenance enhancements for the following adapters:
    • freestar-applovin-adapter:9.13.1.1
    • freestar-admob-adapter:17.2.0.3
    • freestar-amazon-adapter:5.9.0.2
    • freestar-google-adapter:17.2.0.4
    • freestar-criteo-adapter:3.4.0.2
    • freestar-facebook-adapter:5.8.0.3
    • freestar-mopub-adapter:5.8.0.2

Bug Fixes

  • AppLovin adapter - fixed cache issue where sometimes an AppLovin ad would appear only once even across several requests.

7/1/2020

Features

  • 3.2.6 freestar mediation (core) - updated max concurrent request count from 3 to 5 for banner ads

6/28/2020

Features

  • Added React Native Support for Interstitial, Rewarded, Banner Ads 300x250 and 320x50

6/26/2020

Bug Fixes

  • 3.2.5 freestar (core) - fixed preroll ads where 300x250 preroll size was not reporting data properly

6/11/2020

Bug Fixes

  • 5.9.0.1 Amazon ads adapter - fixed bug in the Amazon ads SDK where it was calling setCookie in WebView across multiple instances too many times and causing many devices to ANR

5/28/2020

Features

  • Google Ads Manager adapter: preroll supports custom targeting parameters

5/20/2020

Features

  • Approved for Facebook SDK 5.9.0

Bug Fixes

  • 3.2.4: Fixed crash when using non-Activity context in BannerAd

5/19/2020

Features

  • Mopub 5.12.0 from Mopub 5.8.0
  • Must increase minimum Android SDK from 17 to 19

4/29/2020

Features

4/28/2020 - Freestar Native Android and Freestar Xamarin

Bug Fixes

  • fixed interstitial crash when receiving ad fill from facebook (freestar facebook adapter 5.8.0) Please use: implementation 'com.freestar.android.ads.facebook:freestar-facebook-adapter:5.8.0.1' Uploaded nuget package for Xamarin as well.

4/20/2020 - Freestar Native Android

  • freestar 3.2.3: Ads sdk initialization can now take any Context. Previously, initialization required Activity. AdRequest now allows adding custom targeting parameters. These will be passed along to the Google Ads Manager mediation adapter.
  • freestar-adcolony-adapter 4.1.4.1: Updated to AdColony 4.1.4 sdk. Initialize AdColony with application, not activity.
  • freestar-criteo-adapter 3.4.0.1: Initialize Criteo with application, not activity.
  • freestar-google-adapter 17.2.0.2: Utilize custom targeting parameters.
  • freestar-unity-adapter 3.4.2.1: Initialize UnityAds sdk at time of ad request since UnityAds can only be initialized via Activity.

4/8/2020 - Freestar Xamarin Android

  • Added Facebook Ads
  • Ingest changes from Freestar Native Android from 4/1/2020
  • Freestar Xamarin Sample updated

4/1/2020 - Freestar Native Android

  • freestar 3.2.2: Simplified AdRequest methods by removing cumbersome enums and replacing with primitives; this will make the core sdk more portable with other platforms. Previous integrations utilizing affected methods will encounter these protocol breaking changes, but the necessary adjustments are trivial.

  • freestar-adcolony-adapter 4.1.1.1: previous version 4.1.1. Conforms to the core changes.

  • freestar-mopub-adapter 5.8.0.1: previous version 5.8.0. Conforms to the core changes.

  • freestar-applovin-adapter 9.11.6: previous version 9.8.5. Upgraded from AppLovin 5.8.0 sdk. Requires adding applovin app id to AndroidManifest.xml

  • freestar-facebook-adapter 5.8.0: previous version 4.9. Upgraded from Facebook Audience Network sdk 4.9 to 5.8.0.

  • freestar-admob-adapter 17.2.0.1: previous version 17.0.2. Conforms to the core changes.

  • freestar-google-adapter 17.2.0.1: previous version 17.0.2. Conforms to the core changes.

  • Tapjoy - was previously using Tapjoy 12.2.1. Now can use Tapjoy 12.4.2.

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