February 2015 Keeping it Rolling Update

February 2015 was quite the month for SocialEngine. We are happy to see such a positive response to our activities.
We were working hard, but what was most tiring was cleaning the car off from the crazy snowfalls in Boulder.
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The list is long, so let’s get to it:
Here’s the Skinny:
SocialEngine PHP

  • Released SocialEngine PHP 4.8.7 which is one of the biggest updates we’ve (new ownership) ever done
  • Brought in Shivani as a PHP Product Owner and Manager. She’s been busy consolidating SocialEngine PHP feedback, streamlining development and prioritizing defining features for 4.9.0 and 4.10.0
  • Feature identification and prioritization of product roadmap
  • Moved public bug tracking to github
  • Released the much needed and very big Facebook Custom App Setup knowledge base article

SocialEngine Cloud

  • Announced product roadmap
  • New code base for SocialEngine Cloud – Laravel 4
  • Fixes to LinkedIn and Facebook
  • More bug fixes and smaller improvements — check out our Release Notes
  • Increased # of members exported to 10,000
  • Launched new responsive themes
  • Enabled legacy themes
  • Hired a pro dev on toptal to work on specific features, first priority is post editing
  • Nailed down list of events to track in Intercom
  • Set up an integration with Ramen.is for an improved customer experience
  • Developed a wireframe/design for internationalization and phrasing (here’s a rough sneak peek, not final version). Soon you’ll be able to see these mocks inside the product roadmap.
  • Wrote and released three knowledge base articles for cloud: How to Add Category to Main Menu, How to Add a Favicon  and Enabling Legacy Themes

SocialEngine Website

  • Our creative team has been working overtime producing high quality assets and content for the new marketing site
  • Development of the marketing website continues to accelerate


On Tap for March:
SocialEngine PHP

  • Bug fix release for issues introduced with our ambitious SocialEngine 4.8.7 release
  • Continue to build out product roadmap and assign features to 4.9 and 4.10 releases

SocialEngine Cloud

  • Hiring a junior dev dedicated to Cloud
  • Releasing post editing, and potentially comment editing features
  • Integration of Intercom

SocialEngine Website

  • Finishing up content and graphical assets for the new site
  • Beta of the new site for our experts to start populating the (very cool looking) experts sections

 

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