Glo Release Notes

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Update - 10/18/2018

Improvements

  • The card details panel can now be resized on tablet devices.
  • Input boxes for renaming cards, columns, and boards now save instead of reverting text changes if you click away.
  • The Board Settings panel will now persist through refresh.
  • [GitHub Sync] You may now delete an empty column if there are archived cards still associated with it. These cards will also be deleted.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Fixed board names sometimes not displaying correctly in the subject line of board invite emails.
  • Fixed Add card not working on tablet devices when in calendar view.
  • Fixed UI not providing feedback when dragging attachments to cards on Firefox and Safari.
  • Fixed Archive panel not being scrollable on Firefox.

Update - 10/3/2018

Improvements

  • All @mentions are now highlighted in card descriptions and comments.
  • Glo will now alert you when you're disconnected from real-time sync.
  • Added a link to reload the app in the New Version Available notification.
  • [GitHub Sync] Issues created from GitHub will now land at the top of the main sync column instead of the bottom.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Fixed columns load issues containing a large amount of cards.
  • Fixed crash issues when real-time sync was re-connected while a card was open.
  • Fixed email validation under User Settings Profile not accepting emails with a TLD longer than 5 characters.
  • [GitHub Sync] Glo will now create a card for a reopened GitHub Issue that was closed before the board was created.
  • [GitHub Sync] Board owners can now delete a synced board even if owner is not currently connected to their GitHub account.
  • [GitHub Sync] Disabled the ability to delete a column when a column has archived cards, instead of silently failing.
  • [GitHub Sync] Fixed GitHub users sometimes getting listed under both the "Current Board Users" and "GitHub Collaborators" sections.

Update - 9/13/2018

Features

  • Calendar View added to all Glo boards, which show cards on calendar based on due date value.

Improvements

  • We added more date filters based on created date and due date.
  • You may now dismiss system notifications.
  • Labels dropdown menu on cards will now show checked labels at the top.
  • Due dates are now visible on cards without having to open it.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Fixed crash that occurred when a card was moved to another board as you were dragging it.
  • Fixed the / keyboard shortcut to focus the filter input.
  • Fixed the list of boards being cut off in the Move Card popup on mobile.
  • Fixed drag/drop visuals in Safari.
  • "Due date changed" notifications will now link to the card.
  • Font size has been corrected on mobile when opening a card.
  • The x button to clear a due date on a card now works in Firefox.

Update - 8/17/2018

Features

  • Cards now support due dates πŸ“…
  • Filter cards with due dates by using has:duedate and cards without due dates using -has:duedate

Improvements

  • Sections in the card details panel are now cleanly collapsed when empty.
  • On synced boards, the GitHub icon now links to the repo on github.com.
  • Added the ability to reset your password on mobile.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Fixed issue where activity would only show 1 label or assignee when multiple were added.
  • Board Activity panel now correctly updates if you switch boards while it is open.
  • Clicking a card link pointing to a deleted board will no longer error out.
  • Attempting to move a card to a column that has just been archived now shows an error message.
  • Fixed issue causing dropdowns to be cut off in mobile.
  • Fixed issue causing long users list to get cut off in Firefox.
  • Fixed issue creating new accounts on mobile.
  • Fixed duplicate card creation when quickly pressing ENTER in succession.

VS Code Fixes

  • Fixed issue with login not persisting after fully closing VS Code.
  • Fixed issue where Glo tab would reload every time it gained focus.

Update - 7/24/2018

Features

  • Like a seasoned chief of the pre-crime division, you now have the ability to move cards to different boards.
  • Having trouble accessing old memories? You can now archive, view, and unarchive boards.

Improvements

  • Timing and order of events is everything, so the assignee dropdown lists in card details should now show the current assignees first.
  • Historical records of duplicates are important, so duplicate card activity now includes a link to the original card.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • For those times when you're on the run, mobile UX updates were made.
  • No need for a minority report; comments should no longer be out of sync when a card is duplicated.
  • Precogs know all, so changing a user's role will no longer create undefined activity.
  • Duplicates need to be investigated too, so duplicating a card should now subscribe the user to the new card.
  • Still waiting on those retinal scanners, but your browser should now close when the GitHub login succeeds.

Update - 7/9/2018

Features

  • Ditto transformed! You may now duplicate cards in Glo.

Improvements

  • Nurse Joy is always close by. She left you a link to the Manage account site under Profile and Password.
  • We visited the name rater, and GitHub synced columns will now be named Issues.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Gengar's Mean Look πŸ‘β€πŸ—¨ kept users from leaving a GitHub synced board. We gave it a Roar 🦁 and sent it away.
  • Get the badge count right! The card count under Archive Columns will now update if you delete an archived card.

Update - 6/28/2018

Features

  • Set the cadence! You may now change the frequency of mobile notifications from User Notifications Mobile Settings πŸ””

Improvements

  • Molto Allegro! 🎻 We've improved the tempo speed for Show all activity card option.
  • Need a cue? In-app notifications will now always link to the card in your Glo board.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • [GitHub Sync] Watch the conductor! Creating a card with a label in the title will now sync the label with GitHub πŸ”„
  • Users sometimes encountered a Card Not Found message when using the Back button to close a card. Backstage access has been restored πŸŽ‰

Update - 6/18/2018

Features

  • You may now invite non-Glo users to your GitHub synced Glo boards 🍻
  • New sexy Glo theme available under your Glo settings ✨

Improvements

  • Filtering received a speed boost ⚑️
  • Pressing the keyboard shortcut / will now focus the search bar.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • It looks like boards were blank on the initial load when launched inside of Gitkraken. This has been fixed!
  • We addressed the crashing that occurred after adding a label and then selecting another board. 🌈
  • Glo's Copy Link misbehaved by copying the current board instead of the board link you meant. A little timeout has restored order.
  • You may now type a ? in the "add card" title input without popping the Keyboard Shortcuts panel open.
  • Sometimes comments would not load when you follow a link to a card without a refresh. You should see them now when you try again πŸ’¬
  • Task checkboxes will no longer shrink when label line wraps.
  • We fixed the crash that occurred when clicking a link to a deleted Glo board.
  • Users should no longer receive @mentions notifications for boards they're not in.
  • Adding a new column will no longer crash other users on the same board.
  • User filtering has been fixed for GitHub synced boards.
  • You may now join GitHub synced board as collaborator by clicking on the join link. Yay! πŸŽ‰

Update - 5/1/2018

Features

  • Quickly add an assignee or label to new cards by including @username or #label in the card title to conveniently pre-fill these fields 🌈
  • You may now Delete Card tasks directly from the Tasks List section.
  • Bring it back! You may now unarchive a card by dragging the card into a column πŸ‘Ό
  • Press Ctrl+/, Cmd+/, or ? to open a modal displaying the currently support keyboard shortcuts.
  • We added support for H,J,K,L keys for changing the currently open card.
  • Glo will now display a confirmation message after successfully deleting or archiving a card βœ…
  • Glo will post a notification when a new version of Glo is available ✨
  • [GitHub Sync] Quickly invite GitHub collaborators to a synced board via Board Settings > Users

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Have yourself a Rhapsody in Blue! You may now add blue and light blue labels 🎹
  • We fixed the error caused by double-clicking on the x icon to remove a label from a card.
  • Fixed users with View role being able to see and click the Assign yourself link on cards.
  • Fixed display issues in notifications with long board names.
  • We also fixed the scrolling issue in the board list in Firefox and Internet Explorer.
  • Fixed display issues in the repo select dropdown when creating a GitHub-synced board.
  • Performance improvement for showing the delete/archive card prompt πŸš„

Beta Update - 4/19/2018

Features

  • GitHub Sync now available to every Glo user πŸŽ‰
  • Added a Copy Link menu option to boards in the board panel πŸ”—
  • You may now upload multiple attachments at once πŸ“„

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Notification emails for updating card labels or assignees now include a link to the card in Glo πŸ“§
  • Left and right arrow keys no longer change your selected card when an input is focused.
  • The board panel now scrolls to newly created boards if they are out of view.
  • Having the Delete card prompt open no longer hides the card's details.
  • When uploading attachments over 10MB, Glo now displays error information instead of getting stuck in a broken state.
  • Turning on Show all activity on a card should no longer hides old comments.
  • It looks like the UI didn't update when you opened a card and changed the column from the dropdown menu. That's fixed. πŸ› 
  • If you're linked to a board you were invited to, the link will now correctly open that board instead of leaving you in the β€œNo board open” state.
  • [GitHub Sync] Import now works on boards with more than 30 labels 🎨
  • [GitHub Sync] We've improved the loading performance for the Create a Synced Board dropdown menu.
  • [GitHub Sync] Fixed the double slash typo in the link.

Beta Update - 4/16/2018

Features

  • Users will now get a browser tab indicator for unread notifications πŸ–₯
  • Notification bell now shows a count of important notifications (such as @ mentions and board invitations) πŸ””
  • Attachment viewer now shows the uploader's name and the upload date πŸ“Ž
  • [GitHub Sync] Glo will now show import progress when creating a synced board
  • [GitHub Sync] Added visual indicator when cards go out-of-sync, which also has a button that re-syncs those cards.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • App no longer crashes if it was left alone for a while with a card open πŸ‘»
  • You can now remove a board owner who hasn't accepted their board invitation yet from the board βœ„ πŸ₯€
  • [GitHub Sync] Images added to cards on Glo no longer show up as broken images on GitHub πŸ–Ό

Beta Update - 4/6/2018

Features

  • Pressing Ctrl + Enter (or Cmd + Enter in OS X) when creating a card will immediately open its card details.
  • You may now change the currently open card via arrow keys ⬆️ ⬇️
  • Filter cards via description (using desc:foo or description:foo format)
  • Added link to manage notification settings from the Notifications panel.
  • For Glo accessed via GK/Atom/VSCode, we added a button to open Glo in the browser ↗️
  • Glo now shows issue number next to title for GitHub synced cards πŸŽ‰
  • You can now filter synched cards via GitHub issue number (either by itself or with issue:1 format).
  • If viewing a GitHub synched card, we added a View On GitHub option to the card menu.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Assignees in the edit assignees dropdown are now listed alphabetically.
  • Fixed weird scrolling behavior that sometimes occurred when opening the prompt to delete a comment.

Beta Update - 3/27/2018

Features

  • Added in-App file/image viewer for attachments
  • You may now access a copy link from card menu.
  • Archive column management now available.
  • Updated board UI. It's sleeker!
  • We added a Markdown cheatsheet link when editing description or adding comment.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • When using a touch screen with mouse the drag and drop breaks. No more!
  • Editing username or email will now update in a snap.
  • User who disable notification will now NOT get notification on their cards.
  • User name and image will now display if user was removed from a board.
  • Images will no longer append to tasks lists if user edited description then added image next to a task.

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