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    Chromecast Plugin Changelog

    The following tracks changes to the plugin:


    8 Sep 2020


    • Re-implemented Chromecast receiver using CAF API

    21 May 2020


    • SSAI and catalog integration for default player

    7 May 2020


    • Retry player init on error and lock default player version

    21 Apr 2020


    • Added shadow to Casting overlay text, increasing visibility on white background
    • Bug fix: Button not visible if FreeWheel ad fails to play
    • Fixed an occasional persistent loading state
    • Added receiver catalog test

    5 Mar 2020


    • Fixed incompatibilities between Chromecast receiver and Player v6.39+

    14 Feb 2020


    • Added Arabic translations
    • Bug Fix: Prevent append buffer errors by setting max goal buffer length to 30
    • Show the whole device name rather than the first letter
    • Updated README with new testing procedures
    • Updated the README with steps for insecure content testing

    27 Aug 2019


    • Added translations for Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Japanese, and Korean

    22 Jul 2019


    • Fixed an error that could be thrown when disposing a player using the Chromecast receiver

    19 Apr 2019


    • Do not attempt to run in non-secure contexts, log a warning when the plugin fails to initialize

    20 Feb 2019


    • Fixed an issue where DRM content would not resume after a session was disconnected
    • Updated the API docs

    31 Oct 2018


    • Fixed a syntax error on the receiver, causing it to fail to load

    12 Oct 2018


    • Features
      • Add a splashScreen to show an image when a player is not loaded
      • UI improvements
      • Use a default player if one is not given
    • Bug Fixes
      • accountId not being passed correctly to receiver
      • Pass withCredentials into player.src on the receiver
      • Prevent registering receiver player twice, on new videos
      • Report sender data for analytics
      • Seeking issues caused by errors being thrown
      • Switching to another catalog video
    • Chores
      • Update using plugin generator v7.2.4

    26 Jun 2018


    • Bug fix: Pass withCredentials during load and source change and use it on the receiver

    27 Feb 2018


    • HTML special characters in Chromecast name
    • Re-request catalog data so DRM can work

    23 Feb 2018


    • Use JavaScript and CSS plugin options

    22 Dec 2017


    • Initial release

    Page last updated on 30 Sep 2020