Real-time Chat APIs - Utility

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Following are some of the utility APIs which you can use in your apps. Ensure that you have the necessary permissions from the app users to use these APIs.

Networking, Timings and other Utility APIs

getNetworkConnectivity [Android and iOS only]

Returns current network connectivity. It can be one of the following

  • CONNECTIVITY_UNKNOWN
  • CONNECTIVITY_DISCONNECTED
  • CONNECTIVITY_WIFI
  • CONNECTIVITY_2G
  • CONNECTIVITY_3G
  • CONNECTIVITY_4G

getTimestamp

Returns current timestamp in milliseconds.

It does not take any parameters.

getUpTime

Returns the time when Mesibo was initialized (in milliseconds).

It does not take any parameters.

getConnectedTime

Returns the timestamp when last connected to Mesibo cloud server or your on-premise server

It does not take any parameters.

random

Returns a new unique Message-ID (pseudo-random number) which you can use to send messages or for any other purpose.

It does not take any parameters.

isUiThread [Android and iOS only]

Returns true if the current thread is a UI thread.

It does not take any parameters.

loadImage [Android and iOS only]

Returns image from the file path

It takes the following parameters:

  • filepath, Full file path

getThumbnailBitmap [Android and iOS only]

Get thumbnail from an image

It takes the following parameters:

  • image, Bitmap (Android) or a pointer to UIImage (iOS) object

Filesystem APIs

createFile

Create a file|Filename and path|

It takes the following parameters:

  • filename, File name
  • path, Path where file is to be created

fileExists

Check if a file exists|Filename and path|

It takes the following parameters:

  • filepath, Full file path

renameFile

Rename a file

It takes the following parameters:

  • oldpath, Old File path
  • newpath, New File Path

copyFile

Copy a file

It takes the following parameters:

  • src, Source File path
  • dest, Destination File Path

deleteFile

Delete a file

It takes the following parameters:

  • filepath, Full file path
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