Forward Compatibility and Regressions
Some of you might recall a post in which I hoped to have a new version of Typica out last week. While it’s available now (go get it) it was released later than I had hoped. There’s a good reason for this, and I hope you’ll agree that delaying the release was the right decision. I recently switched to a laptop running Windows 7 as my primary computer after several years on a Mac....
The beginning is the most important part of the work.– Plato (The Republic)
Update on Typica Development
I had previously warned that I would be releasing a new version of Typica to take advantage of performance improvements provided by the recently released Qt 4.7.2, but I didn’t want to put that out without some bug fixes and new features. Here are some of the things that I can confirm will be in the next release. Bugs Fixed Midnight roasting bug fixed: Previously there was a bug which...
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re...– Woody Allen
Recently the people behind Qt released version 4.7.2 of that framework. I decided that I’d take a look at that and see how Typica behaves with that on Windows 7. After using that at the roaster today, I was unable to find any regressions (though I did not test every feature) but I did find that loading a target roast profile happens much faster than the most recent release version. Since...