Release Notes

Release 2.9


2019-10-21

Features

  • #109 Start AnyStatus minimized when Windows starts
  • #35 NuGet Package Widget

Release 2.8


2019-09-06

Features

  • #160 Elasticsearch plugins by Fatih Boy.
  • #161 Redis plugins by Fatih Boy.
  • #170 Kubernetes plugins by Fatih Boy.

Bug Fixes

  • #169 Fixed parent widgets folder summary alignment.

Release 2.7


2019-08-28

Features

  • Azure DevOps plugins are now shipped out-of-the-box. Please uninstall Azure DevOps Plugins installation before installing AnyStatus v2.7
    • New Widgets
      • Pull Requests Widget.
      • Work Items Query Widget.
  • Logical Drive Usage widget.
  • Active TCP Connections widget.

  • Added a link to Feedback page from left menu.
  • #165 Configuration settings encryption is now optional. You can now enable or disable encryption in the settings window. Encryption is enabled by default.

Bug Fixes

  • #153 Display correct temperature values on non-english machines in Weather widget.
  • #158 Sparkline chart does not re-scale.
  • Fixed left menu background color in Light Theme.

Changes

  • Added sparkline chart to Upload and Download widgets.
  • Use default widget name when adding new widgets.
  • Minor user interface changes.
    • Changed Add Widget toolbar icon.
    • Removed window border.
    • Changed widgets background and mouse-over colors.
    • Changed toolbar and left menu colors.
  • Removed success messages when importing and exporting settings.
  • Renamed Ok button to Save in Settings window.
  • Renamed Options to Settings in various places.

API Changes

  • “Symbol” property of Metric is now obsolete.

Release 2.6.13


2019-06-14

Bug Fixes

  • #147 Window size and location not saved when exiting from system tray.

Improvements

  • Added vertical scrolling to left menu.

Release 2.6.10


2019-06-11

Features

  • #141 System Information widgets category.
  • #142 GitHub Repository Issues widget.
  • #134 RAM Usage widget.
  • #123 Process CPU Usage widget.
  • #138 Page File Usage widget.
  • #135 Process Count widget.
  • #136 Thread Count widget.

Changes

  • Minor UI changes in Options window.

Credits

  • Special thanks to Toby Smith for contributing several plugins and bug fixes in recent releases.

Release 2.5.22


2019-05-26

Bug Fixes

  • #126 Window always opens in dark theme.
  • #125 Window always docks to primary window.
  • #122 Window is off screen when disconnecting extended monitor.
  • #121 Stuck sub-pixel in application icon.

Changes

  • Removed “Show debug information in the output window”.

Release 2.5


2019-05-06

Features

  • New User Interface. Read more.
  • #120 Battery Meter Widget.
  • Added read-only Priority column to Color Theme table in settings window.
  • Allow metrics to have child nodes.

Changes

  • Code signing certificate has been renewed.
  • Removed minimize button from all windows.
  • Auto-size dialog boxes to fit content.
  • Options has been renamed to Settings.
  • Widgets can now replace the default tooltip text with custom text.
  • Slightly darker window background.
  • Trim long widget names instead of horizontal scrolling.
  • Added RestSharp for plugins who use REST calls.

Bug Fixes

  • No confirmation dialog when restoring default color theme.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 or above.
  • Added Visual Studio 2019 support.

API

  • Allow widget handlers to invoke other widget handlers to support use-cases such as refreshing a build status before starting a new build.
  • New IUiAction interface for invoking actions on UI thread.

Release 2.4


2019-02-16

Changes

  • Themed dialog windows in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Folders such as Azure DevOps (VSTS) Release and Jenkins View are now collapsed by default.
  • Changed “Units” to “Interval Units” in widget properties window.
  • Hide interval-units when editing folders.
  • Changed widget category “Code” to “Custom”.
  • Moved “Options” from context menu to main menu.
  • Changed default interval of performance counters to 30 seconds.
  • Changed default sparkline colore to green.
  • Changed window close and minimized button colors in light theme.
  • Shorten text for widgets with very long name to prevent horizonal scrolling.
  • Trim whitespace from tooltips.

Bug Fixes

  • #104 Bug: VSTS build names with special characters fail.
  • #112 Bug: Folder name is not saved when clicking on window background while editing folder name.

Breaking Changes

  • TFS extension pack has been retired and replaced with Azure DevOps Plugins.
  • Minor API changes.

Release 2.3.26


2018-11-21

Changes

  • Added sparkline to Performance Counter widget.
  • Round metric value.

Release 2.3


2018-08-26

Features

  • Light and Dark themes for AnyStatus Desktop (beta).
  • API support for sparklines (line chart).
  • Added a sparkline to CPU Usage widget.
  • Allow user to specify interval units of seconds or minutes (default).
  • VSTS Releases: Use “All Tasks -> Start” to create a new release.
  • VSTS Release Environment: Use “All Tasks -> Start” to deploy latest release to selected environment.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in root context menu after selecting a widget.
  • Hide error dialog when checking for updates fail.

Improvements

  • Show “pause” icon when a metric widget is disabled.
  • Minor UI improvements.

Changes

  • When refreshing, write a single line to the activity log instead of one for each widget that is being refreshed.

Release 2.2


2018-08-16

Features

  • #85 Trigger scripts, executables and custom notifications on any status change.
  • #44 Use Alt+Up and Alt+Down to move widgets.
  • Auto-download AnyStatus updates when a new version is available.
    • Include pre-release versions when checking for updates.

Bug Fixes

  • #99 Performance Counter widget fails due to “The network path was not found”.

Changes

  • TeamCity build: hide user name and password when “Use guest user” is checked.
  • Jenkins job: hide parameters when “Parameterized Build” is unchecked.
  • Categories in “Add Widget” window have changed to DevOps, Health Checks, Metrics and Other.

Improvements

  • Minor UI performance improvements.

Release 2.1.23


2018-06-16

Features

  • #64 Persist AnyStatus Desktop window size, position and docking.

Release 2.1.18


2018-06-15

Features

  • #91 Enable customizing status icons via Color Theme tab in Options window.

Bug Fixes

  • #90 AnyStatus Desktop window disapears when docked in high DPI displays.

Improvements

  • Changed the default status color of statuses: Unknown, Canceled, Disabled and None.
  • Show an empty circle when status is “None”. Reset or edit your Theme in the Options window, to use the new icon.
  • Disable “All Tasks” when no tasks are available.

Release 2.1.12


2018-05-30

Improvements

  • #88 Changed the order of items in the context menu and moved tasks such as Start, Stop, Restart in to “All Tasks” group. Read more

Release 2.1.9


2018-05-25

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Jenkins Job progress indicator.

Release 2.1


2018-05-16

Features

  • AnyStatus extension packs support.
  • TFS extension pack (currently available for Visual Studio only).
  • Open AnyStatus extension from Tools menu in Visual Studio.
  • Job History (histogram) support - widgets can now show recent history of jobs such as builds, releases, etc.
  • Added “Open” and “Save As” buttons to AnyStatus Desktop toolbar.
  • Added more options to the system tray icon of AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Allow pasting widgets on the dashboard.

Improvements

  • Simplified error messages.
  • Improved VSTS Release status.
  • Minor UI changes and improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug when closing Activity Log window in AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Fixed a bug when clicking on the tray icon to show or hide AnyStatus Desktop.
  • Fixed a bug when minimizing AnyStatus Desktop window.

Release 2.0.62


2018-04-18

Bug Fixes

  • #83 Fixed “Open in Browser” of various widgets, including VSTS. Thanks to Patrick Kalkman.

Changes

  • #82 Moved Port health check widget to Network category.

Release 2.0.57


2018-03-29

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed VSTS build widget.

Release 2.0.55


2018-03-23

Improvements

  • AnyStatus API 2.0
  • Improved overall performance, stability and memory utilization.
  • Changed dependency injection framework to SimpleInjector.
  • Changed AnyStatus custom mediator with MediatR.

Changes

  • Dashboard UI tree-view node fills more space.
  • Several activity log messages text has changed.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or above