Black Screen After Launching

One common problem developers may experience is that after launching the Skillz portal, they only see a black screen with a welcome bar on top. It may look similar to this:



This is generally caused by not correctly importing the Skillz SDK in to XCode. When you download Skillz, it comes in a SkillzSDK-iOS.embeddedframework directory. You should drag that .embeddedframework directory straight in to XCode. After importing, it should look like this:




The black screen issue can appear if you only import the SkillzSDK-iOS.framework, but not the Resources directory. If you are experiencing this issue, make sure you import the .embeddedframework directory, including both SkillzSDK-iOS.framework and the Resources folder.