Release Notes

Release 1.6.7


2018-03-18

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug when resizing and then docking AnyStatus Desktop window.

Release 1.6.4


2018-03-06

Bug Fixes

  • #80 Fixed a copy-paste bug.
  • #60 Redundant Jenkins jobs in Jenkins view widget.

Release 1.6.2


2018-02-25

Features

  • #9 Copy and Paste dashboard widgets.
  • #65 Added Enable All and Disable All buttons to the dashboard context menu.

Improvements

  • Slightly faster startup.
  • More unit and integration tests.

Changes

  • Removed help button from Visual Studio extension toolbar. Help and support information is available in the Options window.

Release 1.5.32


2018-02-20

Features

  • #72 Run AnyStatus Desktop when Windows starts.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in activity log context menu.

Release 1.5.29


2018-02-18

Features

  • #42 Copy rows from activity log to clipboard in AnyStatus Desktop.

Release 1.5.24


2018-02-11

Features

  • HTTP/S - Option to use default credentials. Thanks to Nietha.
  • AppVeyor - Optionally trigger specific branch. Thanks to Matt McKinstry.

Release 1.5.21


2017-12-22

Features

  • #59 Dock dashboard window to the side of the screen in AnyStatus Desktop
  • Auto-hide dashboard when window is docked in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Added an option to show or hide desktop notifications when errors occur and recover. By default, all widgets will show error notifications except builds. To reduce the number of notifications during network failures.
  • Added help tab to options page in AnyStatus for Visual Studio.

Changes

  • Removed Help button from main menu in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Replaced About page with Help page.

Bug Fixes

  • #61 Don’t report build failure if network has problem

Release 1.4.101


2017-11-03

This release includes an update for TeamCity builds thanks to Shmueli Englard and other minor changes.

Features

  • Added support for branches in TeamCity builds. You can now monitor builds of specific branches.
  • Added more information to TeamCity build failed notification.

Changes

  • API Token is no longer required for AppVeyor builds. You can now monitor any public AppVeyor build.
  • Visual Studio package manifest.
  • Increased properties window size.

Release 1.4.96


2017-10-31

Features

  • Trigger VSTS Build.
  • Open VSTS Build in browser.
  • Open VSTS Release in browser.

Improvements

  • Context menu actions such as, trigger a build, will be disabled when the status is None or Error.
  • Improved build notifications text and behaviour - will not show notifications when the status change from Error to Ok.
  • Disable “check for updates” feature when running as UWP.

Release 1.4.87


2017-10-23

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed build status issue in VSTS Build plugin (preview).
  • Fixed tooltip text of Jenkins Job plugin when job is running.

Improvements

  • Larger status icons
  • Changed import/export success messages.

Release 1.4.66


2017-09-22

Features

  • VSTS Build Plugin (Preview).

Improvements

  • Added “Parameterized Build” property to Jenkins Job plugin - the default behaviour has changed.
  • Added support for personal access tokens in VSTS plugins.
  • Improved help text in VSTS plugins.

Release 1.4.63


2017-09-21

Features

  • VSTS Release Plugin (Preview).
  • Jenkins View Plugin by Alexander Kolky (Preview).
  • Added test button to properties window.
  • Press F5 to refresh the entire tree or selected node in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Added a link to downloads page when a new version is available in AnyStatus Desktop.

Improvements

  • Added support for plugins to add/remove other plugins at runtime.
  • Added lots of unit tests, integration tests and automated UI tests.
  • Added icons to context menus in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Dynamically generated context menus.
  • Jenkins plugins refactoring.
  • Added CSRF protection support to Jenkins Job plugin.
  • Improved general options UI.
  • Highlight tree node on mouseover.
  • Changed tree nodes size, colors, margin and cursor.
  • Added success message to restore defaults command.
  • Removed Visual Studio dependencies from core project.
  • Added window shadow and border to AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Added version number at the bottom of the main window in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Custom scrollbar colors in AnyStatus Desktop.

Bug Fixes

  • #33 Trigger new build for Jenkins throws an exception.
  • #32 Left mouse click on background doesn’t unselect node.
  • #31 Drag and drop issue.
  • #26 Context menus not opening in some areas in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • #25 Notifications tray icon remains after closing.
  • Fixed expand/collapse issue in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Fixed a bug when tree nodes are clicked but not selected.

Release 1.3.45


2017-08-22

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue 22: When creating two items of the same type, the second item overwrites the first one.

Release 1.3.44


2017-07-02

Features

  • SQL Scalar Query - Show the return value of a scalar SQL query in the dashboard.
  • Check for new updates at startup. New version details is shown in the activity log.
  • Show success message after restoring default settings.
  • Use interval 0 to bypass monitors. Monitor check will run once and when refreshing the status.

Changes

  • Open source AnyStatus API library.
  • Open source AnyStatus Plugins library.
  • Changed notification messages text.

Improvements

  • Removed unused assembly references to reduce package size.
  • Cleaner “Add new item” user interface.
  • Show one group at a time in “Add new item” user interface.
  • Improved assembly scanning during startup.
  • Dynamic source code plugin method signature validation.
  • User interface and general options refactorings.

Release 1.2.33


2017-06-07

Features

  • Added an option to specify build parameters for Jenkins builds.
  • Added an icon to AnyStatus tool window to support Visual Studio Iconizer.

Release 1.2


2017-05-28

Features

  • New Metrics and Monitors
    • Custom monitor using C#/VB.NET file.
    • SQL Server connection monitor.
    • IIS application pool monitor.
    • Network Upload/Download speed metric.
  • Added a new toolbar button called “Activity Log” that opens AnyStatus pane in the Visual Studio output window.
  • Custom actions like “Open in browser” and “Trigger a new build” are now disabled when the status is Error.
  • AnyStatus Desktop (standalone version).
  • Bold folder names.

Bug Fixes

  • VS crash when opening options page after first installation.
  • Help button now links to AnyStatus documentation.

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Release 1.1


2017-03-19

Features

  • Desktop notifications.
  • Encrypted configuration file.
  • Folder status summary.
  • Sort statuses by priority in Color Theme options page.
  • NuGet packages upgrade (scheduler, wpf toolkit, vs sdk build tools).
  • Added “Queued” status to indicate a build has been queued but not started (currently used only in AppVeyor build monitor).

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed folder width issue when disabled.
  • Fixed TeamCity authentication bug.
  • Fixed “Move Down” context menu command.
  • Fixed “Remove” context menu command confirmation text.
  • Changed restore default settings confirmation text.

Known Issues

  • Notifications may be published more than once when using multiple Visual Studio instances.

Release 1.0


2017-01-31

Features

  • Visual Studio 2017 RC support.
  • Pingdom integration.

Bug Fixes

  • “Delete” changed to “Remove”.