Web Client News

We've recently made some changes to the BrainJogger Web Client, some on purpose, others... were.. let's just say little gifts from the typo monkey clan.
  • Web client updates (Client/Server bug fixes) - (No client update required)
    • Added ability to "mass-edit" page to sort (order) tasks by target date
    • Modified "mass edit" banner page to apply category and project filters (if defined by current page)
      In other words, if you are in the PC view screen and have filtered by project, then click MASS EDIT, the edit screen will auto-filter on the project.
      Update: Category filters are also now supported.
    • Modified "mass-edit" function to support filtering by project
      (Also added "Return to edit screen" for easier navigation.)
    • Enabled project filters for mass-add and PC edit screens (Request/Task Number #4304)
      Coder comment: May be extended to mass-edit in the future.
    • Added ability to change default context for tasks
      Previously, default task could only be changed audibly through through mobile client
    • Enhanced post mass-add screen to provide additional options (ease of navigation improvement)
  • Web client updates (April, 2021)
    • Added new "To-do" capability, allows for calling up a todo list for easy checking off of completed items.
      Note: This format is also printer-friendly for those that need a physical "to do" list. Programmer's note: Also supports Task and Category filtering from the "PC" screen
    • Corrected URL bug that was preventing "PC" updates (website) from properly sorting column headers
    • Added "Tasks (Mobile)" link to main page for easier access to task list from mobile web browsers
    • Added ability to filter on category and project in PC update screens (both PC and mass edit) Coder comment: Similar functionality may be extended to mass-edit in the future.
    • Corrected issue on date edits not being processed for projects with more than 4000 tasks.
      Coder comment: Issue was no calendar pop-ups for due dates or target dates from tasks numbers > 1000
    • Added entry count report line to bottom of mass update / PC edit screens.
    • Added limit of no more than 200 "mass edit" entries at a time.
      Recommend using filtering options but a pagination system is also being considered.

Infrastructure Change Log

Various changes since the last build:

  • Corrected URL bug that was preventing "PC" updates (website) from properly sorting column headers
  • Adjusted "morning report" to no longer play news casts on weekends that only update M-F
  • Adjusted "morning report" to not include news broadcasts before they update for the day (i.e., 8 AM podcasts don't play until after 8 AM)
  • Added "Tasks (Mobile)" link to main page for easier access to task list from mobile web browsers
  • Improved Wikipedia search functions (no longer case sensitive). Commands are "research quantum entanglement" vs. "full research quantum entanglement"
    Note: The command is research to read results (versus search which will just do a URL query and display the bing search page)
  • Fixed bug in stock price beta code causing some stocks not to have prices (those with a . in their symbol)
  • Fixed bug in stock price beta database causing BRK-A to not populate.
    Coder Comment: Database structure didn't support a single stock prince > $99,999.99. Sorry Warren, our bad.
  • Added web search commands to bring up browser on screen ("[search the web|do a web search|search] [for], look up, google XXX")
    Coder comment: Ironically, due to Google over thinking URL searches, Amadeus uses bing....
  • Reward category now supported in mobile client (add task with negative point values)
  • Fixed problem with morning report (Daily Bible verse is no longer read first)
  • "Phase of the moon" is now supported.

Mobile Client News

We've recently made some changes to the BrainJogger Mobile Client, some on purpose, others... not so much.

  • Mobile client updates (Client/Server bug fixes) - (Client update recommended) V2_010921b
    • Enabled ability to have reminders be generated from databases on a per client basis.
      This allows messages to be assigned to specific mobile clients, useful in locations where multiple Amadeus clients are in use simultaneously.
      Usage: Enable reminders (default off) by toggling the reminder button on the main screen.
      Note: This requires an update to allow each client to have a unique identifier. Older clients will continue to pull from the database on a first come, first serve basis.
    • Various UX enhancements: default settings now show as DEF until manually updated, INFO screen supports client config updates, text responses now wrap
      Coder comment: This was a user-submitted request, please keep 'em coming!
    • Enhanced debugging information added to "Don't Panic!" button.
    • New command: "Make me smile" has been added (recommend volume up, listen til then end)
    • Change "search the web" command to launch external browser (in addition to in-app browser at the bottom of the main screen)
      Coder comment: This was a user-submitted request, thank you.
    • Corrected timing issue with new "Reminder" options. This will result in less delays between events (smoother TTS from one event to then next)
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