The tchop ChangeLog

This change log gives a short overview about the development of the tchop ecosystem. Latest versions come first. We focus on information that is relevant to clients, editors and administrators using the platform, so we exclude technical stuff and details that are not relevant.

For each release updates are structure in the following technical parts of the platform:

  • tchop backend and the editorial dashboards as well as of
  • the native apps for
    • iOS and
    • Android

Updates regarding the API´s are left out here for reason of simplicity.

Each release and updated is structured into the following sections:

  • Added
  • Changed
  • Deprecated
  • Removed
  • Fixed
  • Security

This makes it much easier to scan the changelog for the type of entries you’re currently interested in.

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Version 1.3.0

Released on May 18th 2020

tchop backend

  • New feature
  1. Comment: Now, comment is available in backend. Curators can write, reply or like a comment. Admins can hide a comment so that the comment is not displayed to the other users.
  • Enhancement
  1. Gallery card: Added additional step to open the option to add multiple images to save some space in the view port and improve user experience
  2. Invitation email: Updated invitation email text with correct wordings in German

tchop app

  • iOS:

Enhancement:

  1. Video is scrollable in the detailed view of the video card. Previously the video was stick at the top which covered half the view port in small phones

Bug fixes:

  1. Video keeps playing when user click ‘Back’ button from detailed view issue is now fixed. Now, when you click back button from the detailed view of the video card, the video will stop playing.

Version 1.2.0

Released on May 11th 2020

tchop backend

Enhancement:

  1. Updated invitation emails and notification emails text and design to make it look nicer in different types of email apps in different devices

Version 1.1.0

Released on April 21st 2020

tchop backend

  • New feature
  1. Gallery card: Now, curators can add up-to 10 images in a single card to create gallery card.

    Note: Only updated native apps will support gallery card. Old apps will display gallery card as image card

tchop app

  • iOS:

Enhancement:

  1. Improved spacing in text card when Headline and source is missing.
  2. Improved spacing at the top of comment screen

Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixed the issue with article card where the single word in the last line was ignored which cropped the UI of the emoji reactions.

Version 1.0.0

Released on April 1st 2020

tchop backend

  • New feature:
  1. Podcast integration: User can set up podcast integration out of Apple podcasts. Article cards are created automatically when there is new podcast available in the channel which was connected.
  2. Newsletter integration: User can contact us to set up email newsletter integration. Once setup every incoming newsletter which matches the template automatically creates requested text, image, article or social cards.
  3. Bulk edit: Now admin can perform bulk edit function from organisation dashboard. Admin can select multiple user and add to or remove from channels in bulk.
  • Enhancement:
  1. Adding video and audio via URL: User can create audio and video cards via URL.
    Supported formats are:
    Audio: ALAW, WAV, AIFF, MP3, AAC, OGG (Vorbis), WMAV2, FLAC, ALAC, WMA (Lossless)
    Video: MP4, AVI, MOV and QT (Quicktime formats), FLV and SWF (Flash formats), MKV (matroska format), AVCHD (advanced video coding, high definition), WEBM
  2. Integration pages styling: We updated the font and styling on all the integration pages which were missing before.
  3. New filter option: Admin can now filter users with additional filter options based on department, position.
  4. Implement ‘Notify existing user’ option in channel dashboard: Channel admin can now also decide whether they want to sent a notification email to the existing user or not if they add the user to a new channel. Previously it was only available at organisation dashboard.
  5. Show notification whether the invited user is already registered in tchop DB or not: Admin now gets on screen indication if the user is already registered in tchop database and they will not receive new password
  • Bug fixes:
  1. Sending channel id with standard pushes: before channel id was missing in standard pushes due to which user was not re-directed to the channel from where the push was send on opening the app via push
  2. Fixed typo in code for sending push-note deep-linked with deleted content: before when a user sent the push note deep-linked with content card which was deleted later, user used to see error on opening the app via push
  3. Fixed small teaser in embed: before small teaser in article cards was not showing image in embed iframe
  4. Fixed broken UI in push note and embed tab: before ‘Show more’ button UI was broken

tchop app

  • Android:

New feature:

  1. Gallery card: New version of Android apps will support gallery cards.

Enhancement:

  1. Refreshing content after every 3 mins: Now, app refreshes every 3 mins when the app is running in background so that user can always see updated content.
  2. Ability to hide ‘Edit’ button in the app to prevent user from editing their profile information.
  • iOS

New feature:

  1. Gallery card: New version of iOS apps will support gallery cards.

Enhancement:

  1. Refreshing content after every 3 mins: Now, app refreshes every 3 mins when the app is running in background so that user can always see updated content.
  2. Increased comment typing field tap area for better user experience
  3. Ability to hide ‘Edit’ button in the app to prevent user from editing their profile information.
  4. Adopted to the updated push note structure so that user is directed to the right channel from where the push note is sent