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Desktop App Beta 2 is out

May 30, 2018 at 7:07pm

Desktop App Beta 2 is out

May 30, 2018 at 7:07pm
Note: we're still figuring out how our autoupdater will work - in the meantime, it appears that we don't have something configured quite right so if you want to get the latest version you'll need to re-install the desktop app manually from that link above.
Sorry for the hassle, but we'll get this figured out asap!
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May 30, 2018 at 8:25pm
Maybe 48 instead of 40.
then the traffic lights make it feel janky
Yeah. They are an odd size. Like 13 or 14 px or something I think.
Whoah strange does a refresh make the logo reappear for you?
hm not for me
it just logs me out :P
That would not be the functionality one would want. haha.
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Oh man, this is great 🙌 One less thing to keep open in the sea of tabs in my browser. Working well for me so far 👍
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I will say the Android pinned shortcut version is almost like an app. Much better than iOS equivalent.
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It feels too big, especially on a 27" monitor. 1280x900px feels like a nice size to start with, allows users to go smaller (hides sidebar) or larger.
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For example Slack / Hipchat are also smaller at start.
Definitely - I'm going to change this behavior back, thanks for the feedback!
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May 31, 2018 at 9:38am
Thanks for the tip, PRs up! https://github.com/withspectrum/spectrum/pull/3223 This will be out in the next beta release 👌
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Noticing that the desktop app lags a bit compared to the browser version. I'm having slower stuttered typing as well.
Haha that's super weird! They're the same thing 🙃
I did have it open all night.
You'd think the Electron wrapper would get more computing power than a browser tab, but maybe not 🤔
Ohh maybe it's taking up a ton of memory after being open for that long? That's possible!
Awww the logo appeared for me now. haha.
Very odd. Since I didn't close the app.
Maybe I resized, and it came out of hiding?
Did you refresh by chance?
I think I know what's causing this and have a fix open, will see after it's deployed to prod!
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