QiscusCore 3.0.0-beta.16

QiscusCore 3.0.0-beta.16

Maintained by Ashari Juang, Arief Nur Putranto, Arief Nur Putranto, Qiscus.

Depends on:
QiscusRealtime= 1.6.1
SwiftyJSON>= 0

QiscusCore 3.0.0-beta.16

  • By
  • Qiscus

QiscusCore - Messaging and Chat Core API for iOS

Qiscus Enable custom in-app messaging in your Mobile App and Web using Qiscus Chat SDK and Messaging API

Platform Languages CocoaPods

Main Features

Feature Description
Lite Version Chat SDK Qiscus Chat SDK without UI.
Realtime Event QiscusCore handle realtime event like publish typing or online status and Automatic subscribe all Qiscus Messaging Event(incoming message, change message status, etc).
Local Database Save Room and Comment in local db.
Local Storage Manage downloaded file and uploaded file.


  • Create Chat Room, 1 on 1, group, and channel
  • List Chat Room
  • Receive Message
  • Debuger true or false
  • Set AppID
  • Login or Register
  • Login with JWT
  • Register DeviceToken Apns nor Pushkit
  • Receive Realtime Event(new message, message status, etc)
  • API Reference

Component Libraries

In order to keep QiscusCore focused specifically on core messaging implementation, additional libraries have beed create by the [Qiscus IOS] (https://qiscus.com).

  • QiscusRaltime - An realtime messaging library. Already handle realtime event like user typing, online status, etc.
  • QiscusUI - An chat component library, make it easy to custom your chat UI.
  • Qiscus - An chat sdk with complete feature, simple, easy to integrate.


CocoaPods is a dependency manager for Cocoa projects. You can install it with the following command:

$ gem install cocoapods

To integrate QiscusCore into your Xcode project using CocoaPods, specify it in your Podfile:

source 'https://github.com/CocoaPods/Specs.git'
platform :ios, '10.0'

target '<Your Target Name>' do
    pod 'QiscusCore',

Then, run the following command:

$ pod install


Init AppId

Initiate qiscus with app id

QiscusCore.setup(WithAppID: "yourAppId")


Authentication with UserID & UserKey

QiscusCore.login(userID: userID, userKey: key) { (result, error) in
    if result != nil {
    }else {
        print("error \(String(describing: error?.message))")

Authentication with JWT

QiscusCore.login(withIdentityToken: identityToken, completion: { (result, error) in
     if result != nil {
        print("error \(String(describing: error?.message))")


send message

  • Text comment:
let message = CommentModel()
message.message = "textComment"
message.type    = "text"
QiscusCore.shared.sendMessage(roomID: roomId comment: message) { (message, error) in
    if let message != nil {
        print("error \(String(describing: error?.message))")
  • Custom type

How to send comment with your mimetype or comment type. You can defind type as string and payload as Dictionary [String:Any]. type can be anything except: text, file_attachment, account_linking, buttons, button_postback_response, replay, system_event, card, custom, location, contactPerson, carousel. the comment types already used by Qiscus SDK with specific payload.

let message = CommentModel()
message.type = "Coupon/BukaToko"
message.payload = [
    "name"  : "BukaToko",
    "voucher" : "xyz"
message.message = "Send Coupon"
QiscusCore.shared.sendMessage(roomID: "roomId", comment: message) { (result, error) in
    if let result != nil {
        print("error \(String(describing: error?.message))")

load messages

  • Get rooms from server
QiscusCore.shared.getAllRoom(limit: 50, page: 1) { (rooms, meta, error) in
    if let results = rooms {
        // success load rooms
    }else {
        // failed load rooms
  • Get from local

Get all rooms from local

 let rooms : [RoomModel]? = QiscusCore.database.room.all()

Get room by room id

let rooms : RoomModel? = QiscusCore.database.room.find(id: "room id")

load messages

  • Get message from server
QiscusCore.shared.loadComments(roomID: id, limit: limit) { (result, error) in
    if result != nil{
        print("error \(String(describing: error?.message))")
  • Get from local

Get all comments from local

 let comments : [CommentModel]? = QiscusCore.database.comment.all()

Get comments by room id

 let comments : [CommentModel]? = QiscusCore.database.comment.find(roomId: "123")

File Management


Qiscus uploader, upload your file as Data to Qiscus. Example:

let data = UIImageJPEGRepresentation(YourImage, 0.5)!
let timestamp = "\(NSDate().timeIntervalSince1970 * 1000).jpg"
QiscusCore.shared.upload(data: data, filename: timestamp, onSuccess: { (file) in 
}, onError: { (error) in
}) { (progress) in
    print("upload progress: \(progress)")


Download file from url and save to Qiscus Local Storage. Cache file already active by default.

QiscusCore.shared.download(url: URL(string: url)!, onSuccess: { (localPath) in
    print("download result : \(localPath)")
}) { (progress) in
    print("Download Progress \(progress)")


You can download example how to use QiscusCore with advance usage from QiscusUI Example.

Security Disclosure

If you believe you have identified a security vulnerability with QiscusCore, you should report it as soon as possible via email to [email protected]. Please do not post it to a public issue.


When we use QiscusCore intead Qiscus?

QiscusCore is lite version chat sdk, if you wan't to build your own chat ui best option is use QiscusCore. But, if you need in App chat quickly use Qiscus Chat SDK(build in UI and simple configuration). please visit Qiscus to use qiscus chat sdk.