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react-native-blue-manager

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react-native-blue-manager

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This is a porting of https://github.com/don/cordova-plugin-ble-central project to React Native.

Supported Platforms

  • iOS
  • Android (API 18)

Install

npm i --save react-native-blue-manager

iOS

  • Open the node_modules/react-native-blue-manager/ios folder and drag BleManager.xcodeproj into your Libraries group.
  • Check the "Build Phases"of your project and add "libBleManager.a" in the "Link Binary With Libraries" section.

Android

Update Gradle Settings
// file: android/settings.gradle
...
 
include ':react-native-blue-manager'
project(':react-native-blue-manager').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir, '../node_modules/react-native-blue-manager/android')
Update Gradle Build
// file: android/app/build.gradle
...
 
dependencies {
    ...
    compile project(':react-native-blue-manager')
}
Register React Package
...
import it.innove.BleManagerPackage; // <--- import 
 
public class MainApplication extends Application implements ReactApplication {
 
    ...
 
    @Override
    protected List<ReactPackage> getPackages() {
        return Arrays.<ReactPackage>asList(
            new MainReactPackage(),
            new BleManagerPackage() // <------ add the package 
        );
    }
 
    ...
}

Basic Example

class BleExample extends Component {
 
    constructor(){
        super()
 
        this.state = {
            ble:null,
            scanning:false,
        }
    }
 
    componentDidMount() {
        this.handleDiscoverPeripheral = this.handleDiscoverPeripheral.bind(this);
 
        NativeAppEventEmitter
            .addListener('BleManagerDiscoverPeripheral', this.handleDiscoverPeripheral );
    }
 
    handleScan() {
        BleManager.scan([], 30, true)
            .then((results) => console.log('Scanning...'); );
    }
 
    toggleScanning(bool){
        if (bool) {
            this.setState({scanning:true})
            this.scanning = setInterval( ()=> this.handleScan(), 3000);
        } else{
            this.setState({scanning:false, ble: null})
            clearInterval(this.scanning);
        }
    }
 
    handleDiscoverPeripheral(data){
        console.log('Got ble data', data);
        this.setState({ ble: data })
    }
 
    render() {
 
        const container = {
            flex: 1,
            justifyContent: 'center',
            alignItems: 'center',
            backgroundColor: '#F5FCFF',
        }
 
        const bleList = this.state.ble
            ? <Text> Device found: {this.state.ble.name} </Text>
            : <Text>no devices nearby</Text>
 
        return (
            <View style={container}>
                <TouchableHighlight style={{padding:20, backgroundColor:'#ccc'}} onPress={() => this.toggleScanning(!this.state.scanning) }>
                    <Text>Scan Bluetooth ({this.state.scanning ? 'on' : 'off'})</Text>
                </TouchableHighlight>
 
                {bleList}
            </View>
        );
    }
}

Methods

scan(serviceUUIDs, seconds)

Scan for availables peripherals. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • serviceUUIDs - Array of String - the UUIDs of the services to looking for. On Android the filter works only for 5.0 or newer.
  • seconds - Integer - the amount of seconds to scan.
  • allowDuplicates - Boolean - [iOS only] allow duplicates in device scanning

Examples

BleManager.scan([], 5, true)
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Scan started');
  });
 

stopScan()

Stop the scanning. Returns a Promise object.

Examples

BleManager.stopScan()
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Scan stopped');
  });
 

connect(peripheralId)

Attempts to connect to a peripheral. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral to connect.

Examples

BleManager.connect('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX')
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Connected');
  })
  .catch((error) => {
    // Failure code
    console.log(error);
  });

disconnect(peripheralId)

Disconnect from a peripheral. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral to disconnect.

Examples

BleManager.disconnect('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX')
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Disconnected');
  })
  .catch((error) => {
    // Failure code
    console.log(error);
  });

checkState()

Force the module to check the state of BLE and trigger a BleManagerDidUpdateState event.

Examples

BleManager.checkState();

startNotification(peripheralId, serviceUUID, characteristicUUID)

Start the notification on the specified characteristic. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral.
  • serviceUUID - String - the UUID of the service.
  • characteristicUUID - String - the UUID of the characteristic.

Examples

BleManager.startNotification('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX')
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Notification started');
  })
  .catch((error) => {
    // Failure code
    console.log(error);
  });

stopNotification(peripheralId, serviceUUID, characteristicUUID)

Stop the notification on the specified characteristic. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral.
  • serviceUUID - String - the UUID of the service.
  • characteristicUUID - String - the UUID of the characteristic.

read(peripheralId, serviceUUID, characteristicUUID)

Read the current value of the specified characteristic. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral.
  • serviceUUID - String - the UUID of the service.
  • characteristicUUID - String - the UUID of the characteristic.

Examples

BleManager.read('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX')
  .then((readData) => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Read: ' + readData);
  })
  .catch((error) => {
    // Failure code
    console.log(error);
  });

write(peripheralId, serviceUUID, characteristicUUID, data, maxByteSize)

Write with response to the specified characteristic. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral.
  • serviceUUID - String - the UUID of the service.
  • characteristicUUID - String - the UUID of the characteristic.
  • data - String - the data to write in Base64 format.
  • maxByteSize - Integer - specify the max byte size before splitting message

To get the data into base64 format, you will need a library like base64-js. Install base64-js:

npm install base64-js --save

To format the data before calling the write function:

var base64 = require('base64-js');
var data = base64.fromByteArray(yourData);

Examples

BleManager.write('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', data)
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Write: ' + data);
  })
  .catch((error) => {
    // Failure code
    console.log(error);
  });

writeWithoutResponse(peripheralId, serviceUUID, characteristicUUID, data, maxByteSize)

Write without response to the specified characteristic. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • peripheralId - String - the id/mac address of the peripheral.
  • serviceUUID - String - the UUID of the service.
  • characteristicUUID - String - the UUID of the characteristic.
  • data - String - the data to write in Base64 format.
  • maxByteSize - Integer - specify the max byte size

To get the data into base64 format, you will need a library like base64-js. Install base64-js:

npm install base64-js --save

To format the data before calling the write function:

var base64 = require('base64-js');
var data = base64.fromByteArray(yourData);

Examples

BleManager.writeWithoutResponse('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', 'XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', data)
  .then(() => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Writed: ' + data);
  })
  .catch((error) => {
    // Failure code
    console.log(error);
  });

getConnectedPeripherals(serviceUUIDs)

Return the connected peripherals. Returns a Promise object.

Arguments

  • serviceUUIDs - Array of String - the UUIDs of the services to looking for.

Examples

BleManager.getConnectedPeripherals([])
  .then((peripheralsArray) => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Connected peripherals: ' + peripheralsArray.length);
  });
 

getDiscoveredPeripherals()

Return the discovered peripherals after a scan. Returns a Promise object.

Examples

BleManager.getDiscoveredPeripherals([])
  .then((peripheralsArray) => {
    // Success code
    console.log('Discovered peripherals: ' + peripheralsArray.length);
  });
 

isPeripheralConnected(peripheralId, serviceUUIDs)

Check whether a specific peripheral is connected and return true or false. Returns a Promise object.

Examples

BleManager.isPeripheralConnected('XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX', [])
  .then((isConnected) => {
    if (isConnected) {
      console.log('Peripheral is connected!');
    } else {
      console.log('Peripheral is NOT connected!');
    }
  });
 

Events

BleManagerStopScan

The scanning for peripherals is ended.

Arguments

  • none

Examples

NativeAppEventEmitter.addListener(
    'BleManagerStopScan',
    () => {
        // Scanning is stopped
    }
);

BleManagerDidUpdateState

The BLE change state.

Arguments

  • state - String - the new BLE state ('on'/'off').

Examples

NativeAppEventEmitter.addListener(
    'BleManagerDidUpdateState',
    (args) => {
        // The new state: args.state
    }
);

BleManagerDiscoverPeripheral

The scanning find a new peripheral.

Arguments

  • id - String - the id of the peripheral
  • name - String - the name of the peripheral

Examples

NativeAppEventEmitter.addListener(
    'BleManagerDiscoverPeripheral',
    (args) => {
        // The id: args.id
        // The name: args.name
    }
);

BleManagerDidUpdateValueForCharacteristic

A characteristic notify a new value.

Arguments

  • peripheral - String - the id of the peripheral
  • characteristic - String - the UUID of the characteristic
  • value - String - the read value in Hex format

BleManagerConnectPeripheral

A peripheral was connected.

Arguments

  • peripheral - String - the id of the peripheral

BleManagerDisconnectPeripheral

A peripheral was disconnected.

Arguments

  • peripheral - String - the id of the peripheral

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