Changes Introduced in APL Version 1.2

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Alexa Presentation Language 1.2 introduces new features and capabilities for APL.

General updates

All components now have new properties for displaying shadow effects:

All components now have new properties for cursor handlers:

The set of filters now includes a Noise filter you can use to add generated noise to images. Use this with the Image component.

APL now provides support for keyboards and keyboard events. You can define handlers for KeyUp and KeyDown events at both the component and document level. See Keyboard.

Components that can respond to touch, cursor, and keyboard events now have additional actionable component properties such as onFocus and handleKeyDown. The following components are actionable:

  • Pager
  • ScrollView
  • Sequence
  • TouchWrapper

See Actionable Component Properties for the new properties available on these components.

Work with APL versions

For details about how to check the APL version, see What's New in APL.

Previous APL versions