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ConnectyCube team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Posted by awesomecube on December 24, 2019

 

The holiday season brings thoughts of joy and gratitude, and there’s no better time to express our thanks and sincere appreciation for doing business with us this year.

The team at ConnectyCube wishes you abundance, happiness, and peace and prosperity throughout the coming year. May your holiday and the New Year be filled with joy and success.

Thank you for your partnership!

We look forward to working with you in the coming year. 

 

Kind regards,

ConnectyCube team.

 

 

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ConnectyCube to release Flutter SDK and close the circle of its cross-platform apps development tools stack along with React Native, NativeScript and Cordova already on the table.

Posted by awesomecube on December 23, 2019

         Greetings to everybody!

 
         For the past time we received lots of requests for Flutter support from our existing and new customers. The main question was like ‘Guys, your API is awesome, why don’t you have Flutter SDK?’

         We are constantly improving our services and we believe in cross-platform apps development future, so we are glad to announce that we started development of Flutter SDK. Release scheduled for the Q1 2020.

         Flutter is Google’s mobile app SDK, complete with a framework, widgets, and tools for building high-performance, high-fidelity apps for iOS, Android, and Web from a single codebase. It means that you can use one programming language (Dart) and one codebase to create two different apps (for iOS and Android).

         For developers, Flutter means faster & more dynamic mobile app development  because it allows make changes in the code and see them straight away in the app.

         Flutter is now the top 11 software repos based on GitHub stars.

         Keep an eye for further updates at our blog https://connectycube.com/blog/ 

 

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(RESOLVED) An incident with ConnectyCube payment service

Posted by awesomecube on October 31, 2019

Due to the fact that we had a simplified payment system for our services, which allowed our users to authorize their payment details in a few clicks, we had an incident yesterday: more than 2000 new subscribers were added into our system by an unknown way. 

Some newly subscribed users received a message that funds (~ 1$) was debited from their bank cards by our system. But in fact, our system did not charge any money. 

       – Our team has taken the necessary measures already to eliminate this incident.

       – We assure no personal or bank data leakage has occurred at our side.

       – If you got an SMS regarding funds debited – it means your credit card details leaked and now is a part of some public cards list. We highly recommend you to contact your bank and change the credit card details.  

We have collected enough information about this incident and a person who performed this attack and will conduct further action.

We’re really sorry about this incident and will do our best to eliminate things like this in future.

 

ConnectyCube team. 

 

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Facebook Account Kit deprecated: ConnectyCube has Firebase phone number authentication as an alternative.

Posted by awesomecube on October 28, 2019

Recently Facebook announced they will deprecate Account Kit by March, 2020.

Here is the information they posted on their official page:

Starting in March of next year, we will no longer offer the app login product Account Kit. In order to provide our valued developers and partners with adequate time to prepare for the change, the deprecation will occur in multiple phases:

  • September 9, 2019: Account Kit will stop integrating with new apps. Existing integrations will continue to function normally.
  • December 9, 2019: If you’re using SMS as a means to verify phone numbers, the daily SMS limit will be reduced to a maximum of 1,000 messages per app ID per day.
  • March 9, 2020: Account Kit will no longer be available for developers and partners.
  • June 2020: Developers and partners will have until this date to retrieve data and information from the Facebook platform unless they initiate deletion before the deprecation, in which case their data will be retrievable for 30 days before being deleted from our system.

Of course it’s sad news for mobile app developers who use Facebook Account Kit for mobile phone number authentication because Account Kit helps them quickly register for apps using just phone number – no password needed. It’s reliable and easy to use. And quite a cheap solution – 100 000 free SMS per month. What could be easier? 

This news also upsets the ConnectyCube team, because as many other developers we also widle use Account Kit for authentication via phone number.

But, as an alternative, ConnectyCube platform has Firebase phone number authentication, which can be used for the same purpose. 

The whole guide on how to create Firebase project, connect Firebase SDK and implement authentication via phone number is available at our Firebase Setup Guides: 

for iOS: https://developers.connectycube.com/ios/firebase-setup-guide

for Android: https://developers.connectycube.com/android/firebase-setup-guide

for Web/JS/RN: https://developers.connectycube.com/js/firebase-setup-guide

Feel free to use it in your project.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We are always happy to help you with the development.