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We apologize for not releasing updates during the last months, but we've been too busy refining the blueprints and starting the project of the BardCanvas Mobile platform.

We've wrapped up all the changes and updated the packages. Here's the list:

Updated components

Core updated to version

  • Fixed wrong logic on URL forging of the module class.
  • Added extension point before loading user session to allow overrides by other modules (like the upcoming Mobile Controller 😊).
  • Tuned filename sanitization function.
  • Added support to paste data images in TinyMCE.

Accounts module updated to version 1.15.4

  • Added cache purging after accounts disabling/deletion so effects are applied immediately.

Settings module updated to version 1.8.0

  • Added support to hide settings that require other modules to be active.
  • Added support for decimals in "number" types.

Categories module updated to version 1.9.4

  • Improved ordering on the listing widget.
  • Added widget classes to ease CSS formatting.

Gallery module updated to version 1.12.0

  • Fixed missing check for private media items on the embedded browser.
  • Added filters for settings that depend on other modules.
  • Added internal flag to disable click trigger from the video items.
  • Added checks to prevent recently disabled users to access the module.
  • Added option to avoid autolinking of images from the gallery inserted in contents.

Comments module updated to version 1.11.5

  • Added filters for settings that depend on other modules.

Posts module updated to version 1.27.1

  • Added required module details for settings with external requirements.

Search module updated to version 1.4.2

  • Added missing params on search form.

"Responsive" template updated to version 1.1.4

  • Minor CSS tweaks.

Updated Premium modules

Categories Forumizer module updated to version 0.0.4

  • Improved default ordering and details display.

External User Tags module updated to version 1.4.3

  • Added check to avoid errors when managing hashtags.

Triklet module updated to version 1.16.3

  • Tuned ticket submission form for users.
  • Minimal layout improvements.

Remote Profiles for Triklet module updated to version 1.2.1

  • Fixed issue in error showing logic.

What lies ahead

While coding the modules for the mobile platform, we might need to make other changes and push them without notifications. If that's the case, we'll wrap up all updates in a single article.

We plan to release the changes of the mobile platform no later than the end of this year. The roadmap at this point is simple:

  1. Finish the modules required for the BardCanvas websites to export stuff to the mobile platform.
  2. Finish the coding of the hybrid app for both Android and iOS.
  3. Test everything at home.
  4. Register on Google and Apple to get signing certificates.
  5. Start the test and debug protocols to ensure approval on Google Play and iTunes.
  6. Release the Kraken!

If everything goes as planned, by the beginning or the middle of January of the next year we'll be launching a campaign for our app in all our media channels. Make sure to follow us on Facebook or Twitter if you want to receive the update 😊

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