A change that was introducted to make the dictation back navigation work again, is being reverted.
As part of the Kankoda Black Week campaign, KeyboardKit Pro is 50% off through Sunday 26th!
This article discusses a crash that can occur whenever a text input in a custom keyboard extension receives focus in iOS 17.
This article discusses how to type into a text input within a keyboard extension.
A KeyboardKit 7.9.7 hotfix is out, that adds a fix for an occasional crash that can happen the keyboard hosting controller is deinitialized.
KeyboardKit 8 is finally out! This is a huge update with lots of changes and improvements. Let’s take a look at what you can expect.
KeyboardKit 8 RC 3 is out for public access! It adds more migration guides, makes system keyboard previews easier to use and makes the emoji keyboard resolve automatically even for custom views.
KeyboardKit 8 will make some really exciting changes to the KeyboardKit Pro license model, that will make it possible to finally offer immediate license activation, free trials, and a monthly plan.
KeyboardKit 8 RC 2 is now out for public access! This is an update to release candidate 1 (rc1) and adjusts a few things to prepare the library for the upcoming release.
KeyboardKit 8 RC 1 is out! This is a huge update with lots of improvements. Let’s take a look at what you can expect.
A new version of the KeyboardKit app is out! It adds a bunch of new features, such as a new theme and new settings.
KeyboardKit 7.9 is out! This release prepares the library for the upcoming major version bump, by deprecating a lot of stuff. It also adds a bunch of new features, adjusts things and fixes a couple of minor bugs.
The upcoming KeyboardKit 7.9 will introduce a new theme with a bunch of style variations. Say hi to Colorful!
The brand new KeyboardKit app is out! Download it today and let us know what you think.
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KeyboardKit 7.8 is out! This release adds more action, style and theme features and fixes a couple of minor bugs and annoyances.
The brand new KeyboardKit app is now in open beta! Download it today to try it out and let us know what you think, before it goes live.
KeyboardKit 7.7 is out! This release provides a much better fast-typing experience by introducing a release outside tolerance, tweaks the emoji keyboards and has many other nice features and fixes.
KeyboardKit 7.6 is out! This release fixes a dictation-related problem when submitting apps to the App Store Connect and has a bunch of dictation and emoji-related features and fixes.
KeyboardKit 7.6 will fix a dictation-related problem, where you had to add dictation permissions to your app when submitting it to the App Store, even if you didn’t use the dictation feature.
KeyboardKit 7.5 is out! It improves the dictation and theme engines and makes them easier to use. It also greatly improves the way KeyboardKit handles locales. It now correctly changes the primary language, which affects text direction, spellchecking and more.
KeyboardKit 7.3 added a beta version of a new dictation engine, that lets you start dictation from a keyboard, perform dictation in the app, then handle the result in the keyboard. Let’s take a look.
The upcoming KeyboardKit 7.4 adds many new style variations to the existing themes, as well as a brand new Aestetic theme from the community.
The upcoming KeyboardKit 7.4 adds new emojis that were added in iOS 16.4, macOS 13.3, tvOS 16.4 and watchOS 9.4, as well as new emoji version tools.
KeyboardKit Pro 7.3 introduces test and development licenses and additional bundle IDs, which can be added to a base license at a discounted price.
KeyboardKit 7.3 is out, with many new features. Say hello to dictation support, theme collections, theme variations…and more.
KeyboardKit 7.2 is out, with many appearance and autocomplete news. It makes the KeyboardKit Pro autocomplete available on all platforms and make it easier than ever to style your keyboard.
The local KeyboardKit autocomplete provider will soon be available on all platforms, which means that
watchOS (stubbed) will have it as well.
The KeyboardKit autocomplete experience will be drastically improved in the next minor version. Let’s take a look at what it does and how you can try it out and provide feedback before it goes live.
KeyboardKit 7.1 is out! This minor release fixes a few bugs that were introduced in the 7.0 release, adds a brand new autocomplete experience, improves the locale picker context menu and makes it easier than ever to setup KeyboardKit.
KeyboardKit 7.1 will patch a few things that were overlooked in the 7.0 release. One such thing is improving the locale context menu that is presented when long pressing a locale switcher button.
KeyboardKit 7.0 is out! This major release cleans up and streamlines the library and adds a bunch of new features and improvements that will help taking KeyboardKit to the next level.
KeyboardKit has utilities to easily let you open your app’s System Settings screen. However, you may have noticed that it behaves a little random, and sometimes open the System Settings root instead of your app. Let’s take a look at how to improve this.
The KeyboardKit 7.0 Release Candidate is finally out and ready to be tested! There many changes and a fair share of breaking changes, so make sure to test it and reach out with feedback, bugs etc.
With KeyboardKit 6.9 out, work will now begin on the next major version. Keyboard 7 is a couple of weeks away, but here are some things to expect from it.
KeyboardKit 6.9 is out, with many new features, as well as changes and deprecations that will help you prepare for and transition to KeyboardKit 7.0, which will be a big step forward for the library.
KeyboardKit 6.8 is out, with many new locales and a new pro keyboard layout provider setup. This release adds 5 new locales, which brings the number of supported locales to 60!
KeyboardKit 6.7 is out, with a bunch of new emoji capabilities as well as various adjustments.
KeyboardKit 6.6 is out, with a brand new gesture engine, new emoji capabilities and a bunch of adjustments and bug fixes to make the typing experience better than ever before.
KeyboardKit is getting a new gesture engine that will make the typing experience a lot closer to the one in native iOS keyboards. But have you ever considered what is involved in typing on a software keyboard? It’s actually a complex combination of gestures and features. Let’s take a closer look at it.
KeyboardKit 6.5 is out, with a bunch of changes to the Pro license model. The release also improves the library documentation by introducing namespaces.
KeyboardKit Pro 6.4.2 has been extended with new text document proxy extensions that let you read all text from the proxy.
KeyboardKit 6.4 is out, and it’s a pretty big one! It provides a new locales, makes a bunch of stuff available on more platforms and converts a bunch of extensions to protocols, so that they show up in the documentation and more types can use them.
KeyboardKit Pro licenses can now be purchased via Gumroad. This will make purchasing a license much easier than before, when you had to use services like Xoom or PayPal or use bank transfer.
KeyboardKit 6.4 will unlock a bunch of types, extensions, mocks and tests for all platforms, which will give you more tools if you develop for macOS, tvOS and watchOS.
KeyboardKit 6.3 is out, with new locales, a bunch of locale-specific input sets, new input sets for QWERTY, QWERTZ and AZERTY, standard numeric and symbolic input sets, new locale and layout utilities and more standard KeyboardKit Pro autocomplete provider improvements.
KeyboardKit 6.2 is out, with a bunch of new emojis, input set updates and more improvements made to the standard KeyboardKit Pro autocomplete provider.
KeyboardKit 6.1 is out, with improved preview capabilities, a bunch of autocomplete improvements and support for Kurdish Sorani (Arabic).
KeyboardKit 6.0 is out, with features such as multi-platform support and new features, adjustments and bug ixes! 🚀 This post describes what it contains and how to best migrate from 5.x.
KeyboardKit 6.0 is just around the corner! This post explains what to expect in this major bump.
KeyboardKit 5.9 is out! 🚀 It adds support for 11 new locales and makes the library build on more platforms.
KeyboardKit 5.8 is out! 🚀 It adds support for 9 new locales and renames a bunch of things in preparation for the upcoming 6.0.
KeyboardKit 5.7 is out! 🚀 It adds support for 🇧🇾 Belarusian, 🇨🇿 Czech and 🇷🇴 Romanian, adjust emoji keyboard styles on iPad and much more.
KeyboardKit 5.6 is out! 🚀 It adds support for for 🇧🇷 Brazilian, 🇮🇪 Irish, 🇵🇹 Portuguese and 🇹🇷 Turkish and makes it easier to setup system keyboards.
KeyboardKit 5.5 is out! 🚀 It adds overall RTL support and support for 🇦🇪 Arabic, 🇹🇯 Kurdish Sorani and 🇮🇷 Persian.
KeyboardKit 5.4 is out 🚀 It adds almost 300 new emojis, removes AnyView usage in many places and makes it possible to run KeyboardKit keyboards in the main app.
KeyboardKit 5.3 is out. This version adds support for 🇦🇱 Albanian, 🇮🇸 Icelandic and 🇵🇱 Polish and adds a bunch of new Pro and non-Pro features.
KeyboardKit 5.2 is out. This version adds support for 🇷🇺 Russian and 🇺🇦 Ukrainian and bumps the package’s Swift version to 5.5 to enable DocC support.
Sveika, Latvija! KeyboardKit 5.1 is out, with new features and support for 🇪🇪 Estonian, 🇱🇻 Latvian and 🇱🇹 Lithuanian. Sākam rakstīt!
After 6 months of KeyboardKit Pro development and new features, the license prices will be adjusted at October 31.
KeyboardKit 5.0 is out! Let’s take a look at some of the changes in this new, major release.
Work on KeyboardKit v5 has begun. This post explains what to expect in this new major release.
The KeyboardKit app has been finished and sent to the App Store for review. If approved, this app will let you create custom keyboards directly on your phone and iPad.
The KeyboardKit blog is now public, and with that we want post some updates regarding the project.
The KeyboardKit family has a new member - KeyboardKit Pro! It’s a closed-source extension to the open-source library and unlocks pro features that are not available in the core library.
This post will discuss why KeyboardKit will remove UIKit-specific tools from the library in the upcoming 4.0 release. You will still be able to use KeyboardKit with UIKit, but the library itself will not contain UIKit-specific tools, system keyboards, demo apps etc.