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Desktop App Beta 3 is out

May 31, 2018 at 9:21pm

Desktop App Beta 3 is out

May 31, 2018 at 9:21pm
Thanks everyone for all the feedback yesterday on Beta 2! This bumps us to version 1.0.1. which we think will fix the autoupdater functionality. You may have to delete your old version of the app and re-install this one, and hopefully all future releases will be auto updated for you. We'll learn more as we go along here, so thanks everyone for your patience!
Beta 3 also fixes a few things:
  • Should hopefully fix the menu bar acting up and showing the logo at times, or being the wrong dimensions
  • The app will now persist the window size between sessions as well as has a smaller initial start window size. H/t
  • Hides the prompt to enable desktop push notifications in the app, as this was confusing behavior since Electron supports the push notifications out of the box
  • We've switched to landing new people directly on the login screen when they open the app for the first time
We've got a few more backlogged bugs ya'll have reported, and will be working through those in the next few days to gear up for the first official release. In the meantime, thanks for keeping the feedback and reports coming!
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May 31, 2018 at 10:31pm
- we don't have application settings yet, but notification settings are on our list - we have an open PR to provide customizations for push notification delivery, although those settings will end up inside your user settings view
So... tried logging in with Twitter to start out and it sorta got stuck in a weird state when I entered the wrong password. Was able to close/open it to get it up and running, though!
Also... this is slick!
Yeah, this is a fairly annoying problem with oauth flows where they break their redirect rules if someone types in the wrong password, or the wrong 2fa code. Very frustrating. I'm putting in a menu item to 'go home' which will let you return back to the starting point without having to quit/re-open, but it's still not ideal :/
sweeet this app is feeling really good

June 1, 2018 at 1:43pm
Yeah seems to be working pretty good for me now! I also ran into that login issue a few days ago. I think the home button should help. The only thing that has thrown me off a few time is the solid dark header bar. It might just be me but it gets lost visually in the background, more so than any other app that I use.
Ran Appcleaner to dust things off, and installing now.
Running all smooth and buttery.
Btw. you can sign it for gatekeeper I believe this is the one that we use
It's a minor annoyance, and I know it's beta. But it would be slick to make it easier for Mac users. Those of us that leave Gatekeeper on anyway.
Nice! Window size, and position is saved! FTW :) gj guys :)

June 2, 2018 at 8:06am
Trying to install and got this
on windows
Extra space before home tab in windows.
Hide Spectrum option doesn't work.
Add the option to hide the menu bar.
How we will get notifications on desktop?
Do we need to keep the Spectrum application open in the background?
Yes! As long as you have it open in the background you should get push notifications
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