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Offline vletroye

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Notification when a new version is available
« on: November 08, 2013, 09:19:44 am »
It would be nice to see some notification (blinking icon, ...) in the Web UI if there is a new version released (as a fix, or whatever).
This would make the follow-up/maintenance easier for us... especially if the notification contains (or opens a popup with) a link to download the new release...

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Offline harpz

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Re: Notification when a new version is available
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013, 09:43:42 am »
It would be nice to see some notification (blinking icon, ...) in the Web UI if there is a new version released (as a fix, or whatever).
This would make the follow-up/maintenance easier for us... especially if the notification contains (or opens a popup with) a link to download the new release...

V.

Great idea, would me nice to see a change log or a link to one also, then we can decide if we want to update just yet or not.

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Re: Notification when a new version is available
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013, 09:53:47 am »
@vletroye
Agreed. It would be an opt-in feature. Some people don't like applications calling out.


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Re: Notification when a new version is available
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2013, 05:31:38 am »
+1 on this
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Re: Notification when a new version is available
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2013, 07:48:56 pm »
+1 one this aswell

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Re: Notification when a new version is available
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2013, 11:51:39 pm »
I think this can easily be done through a plugin.
I plan on simply putting a simple json file on the file server, which any Ajax client can call.
I will also add a service method in the next build to get the current version. (already there)

The actual plugin itself is not something I will personally tackle till much much later.
« Last Edit: November 27, 2013, 12:08:31 am by Brahim »