Defold 1.2.177 BETA

Defold 1.2.177 BETA

The latest beta is now released, and we invite those interested in beta testing the new features in the editor and engine to join now.
The beta period will be 2 weeks and the next planned stable release is two weeks from now.

We hope this new workflow will highlight any issues earlier, and also get valuable feedback from our users. And please comment if you come up with ideas on improving on this new workflow.

Please report any engine issues in this thread or in issues using Help -> Report Issue

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This is a BETA release, and it might have issues that could potentially be disruptive for you and your teams workflow. Use with caution. Use of source control for your projects is strongly recommended.

Access to the beta

Download the editor or bob.jar from

Set your build server to

Release notes

This release we’ve updated the Info.plist for iOS, fixing an issue with uploading new builds to App Store.

We also added some 3D shape primitives to the builtins to make it easier for your to prototype.

For native extensions, we’ve added the dmWebServer api. It let’s you hook into the engines webserver (in debug mode), to handle http requests. Documentation is here and an example is here.


  • Issue-5138 - Added: Added cube, sphere and quad to builtins
  • Issue-5314 - Fixed: Return values from the gui script doesn’t crash
  • Issue-5320 - Fixed: Dns lookup now uses the timeout from the http request
  • Issue-5329 - Fixed: Html5: Allow requesting full screen on a custom DOM node
  • Issue-5339 - Fixed: iOS: Unable to upload iOS build to appstore
  • Issue-5180 - Added: NE: Added dmWebServer to dmSDK
  • Issue-5306 - Fixed: NE: Added C++ namespace to miniz

Additional release note: The beta build server supports the Jetifier tool to automatically migrate Android dependencies to Android X. More information here: Migrating to AndroidX