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[[Home| &raquo; Project Kenai Documentation and Training]] &nbsp; &nbsp; [[Howdoi| &raquo; How Do I ...]] <h1>Project Kenai New Features and Release Notes</h1> <h3>Latest Release</h3> '''Revision (20150123.fe7faa8) (Jan 23 2015)''' *7 issues resolved *Known issue: KENAI-4321- Unable to login via JIRA's login from search pages - Workaround - Sign in to Jira before using search or use the login link from the Jira dashboard page. <h3> Previous Releases</h3> __TOC__ ====Revision 20141107.ea35608 (Nov 7 2014)==== *9 issues resolved *Bugzilla updated to 4.4.6 *Known issue: KENAI-4321- Unable to login via JIRA's login from search pages - Workaround - Sign in to Jira before using search or use the login link from the Jira dashboard page. ====Revision 20140718.4a68f04 (Jul 18 2014)==== *11 issues resolved *Known issue: KENAI-4321- Unable to login via JIRA's login from search pages - Workaround - Sign in to Jira before using search or use the login link from the Jira dashboard page. ====Revision 20140620.2a42de8 (Jun 20 2014)==== *12 issues resolved. **Upgrade to Jira 6 **Known issue: KENAI-4321- Unable to login via JIRA's login from search pages - Workaround - Sign in to Jira before using search or use the login link from the Jira dashboard page. ====Revision 20140418.2d69abc (Apr 18 2014)==== *8 issues resolved. ====Revision 20131025.e7cbc9d (Nov 2 2013)==== *15 issues resolved. ====Revision 20131011.3c11dff (Oct 11 2013)==== *25 issues resolved. ** Session timeout consistency resolved ====Revision 20130802.c6cc023 (Aug 9 2013)==== *15 issues resolved. ** Upgrade Bugzilla to v 4.4 ====Revision 20130712.51c65e7 (Jul 19 2013)==== *20 issues resolved. ** Added support for Download feature statistics ====Revision 20130628 (Jul 5 2013)==== *13 issues resolved. ** Added search support to download feature ====Revision 20130614 (Jun 21 2013)==== *51 issues resolved. ====Revision 20130426.6818233 (May 4 2013)==== *39 issues resolved. ** Bugzilla Update to 4.0.10 **Jira Attachment feature re-enabled for project administator and software developer roles ====Revision 20130405.1fbc610 (Apr 17 2013)==== *19 issues resolved. ====Revision 20130208.5d7f765 (Feb 20 2013)==== *44 issues resolved. ====Revision 20130118.6c42fce (Jan 23 2013)==== *32 issues resolved. ====Revision 20130104.2659da7 (Jan 7 2013)==== * 32 issues resolved. ====Revision 20121214.f926c51 (Dec 19 2012)===== * 45 issues resolved. **Bugzilla Update to 4.09 ====Revision 20121116.2af7adc (Nov 19 2012)==== *37 issues resolved. ====Revision 20121102.4a5a4fb (Nov 5 2012)==== * 29 issues resolved. ====Revision 20121019.380e900 (Oct 19 2012)==== * 32 issues resolved. ====Revision20121005.ba0baf9 (Oct 5 2012)==== * 34 issues resolved. ====Revision 20120921.c32f061 (Sept 21 2012)==== * 33 issues resolved. ====Revision 20110408.2d19187 (April 14, 2011)==== * 15 issues resolved. ====Revision 20110325.a233f2f (March 29, 2011)==== * 20 issues resolved. ====Revision 20110225.f0e874f (February 25, 2011)==== * 30 issues resolved. ====Revision 20110211.11f2304 (Febuary 15th, 2011)==== * 58 issues resolved. ====Revision 20110114.5a5bc5d3 (January 19th, 2011)==== * 23 issues resolved. ====Revision 20101217.8ce8195 (December 17th, 2010)==== * '''Issue Tracking''': Upgraded BZ to 3.2.9. * 30 issues resolved. ====Revision 20101203.1c0758d (December 8th, 2010)==== * '''Project management''': Exposed Custom Layout feature on Kenai.com to allow customization of a project web site and default Kenai generated L&F (if desired). * 35 issues resolved. ====Revision 20101119.867468 (November 22nd, 2010)==== * 61 issues resolved. ====Revision 20101029.521ad70 (October 29th, 2010)==== * '''Project Management''': Allow a project admin to group one or more subproject projects under a parent project. * '''Downloads''': Upload an existing file will have correct uploaded time reflected * 53 issues resolved. ====Revision 20101008.cec0079 (October 12th, 2010)==== * '''Website''': new [[SCMWebsiteHooks|SCM Website Hook]] which allows automatic updates to the website contents via repository updates. * Upgraded to Bugzilla 3.2.8 * 86 issues resolved. ====Revision 20100827.958a3e4 (September 7th, 2010)==== * Upgraded to JIRA 4 * 71 issues resolved. ====Revision 20100521.d19488a (June 1st, 2010)==== * Fixed the IM LDAP object class mismatching. ====Revision 20100521.005288b (May 25th, 2010)==== * 39 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100507.00f638a (May 18th, 2010)==== * IM service is back on line for both new and existing chat rooms * 15 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100423.2260625 (May 2nd, 2010)==== * Data center move has been complete. * 9 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100326.e766faf (April 14th, 2010)==== * '''Mailing List''': Support text/plain and text/html message attachments as downloadable file links in the mailing list archive. * '''Bugzilla''': creating/updating/deleting an issue generates an event in the corresponding project chat room. * 18 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100312.9442df5 (March 17th, 2010)==== * '''Mailing List''': Added search by user name for mailing list configuration page. * Upgraded to JIRA 4 * 71 issues resolved. ====Revision 20100521.d19488a (June 1st, 2010)==== * Fixed the IM LDAP object class mismatching. ====Revision 20100521.005288b (May 25th, 2010)==== * 39 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100507.00f638a (May 18th, 2010)==== * IM service is back on line for both new and existing chat rooms * 15 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100423.2260625 (May 2nd, 2010)==== * Data center move was completed. * 9 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100326.e766faf (April 14th, 2010)==== * '''Mailing List''': Support text/plain and text/html message attachments as downloadable file links in the mailing list archive. * '''Bugzilla''': creating/updating/deleting an issue generates an event in the corresponding project chat room. * 18 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100312.9442df5 (March 17th, 2010)==== * '''Mailing List''': Added search by user name for mailing list subscription management. * 18 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100226.9e856ee (March 3rd, 2010)==== * '''Mercurial''': Upgraded to version 1.4.3. * 20 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100129.4b8e63d (February 17th, 2010)==== * '''Source Code Management''': Each repository can choose which mailing list to send commit notifications to instead of always default to commits mailing list. * 35 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20100127.c5638cbe (January 28th, 2010)==== * '''General Site''': Search issue has been fixed. * ''''Web Site'''': SiteCopy, Nauilius, Cyberduck, Finder 10.6.2. works w/ WebDAV connection to Web Site feature on Kenai. ====Revision 20100115.65999f2 (January 19th, 2010)==== * '''Web Service APIs''': Support create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) with member resources. See [http://kenai.com/projects/kenaiapis/pages/MembersAPI Members API documentation] for details. * '''Source Code Management''': Mercurial repositories can now support UTF-8 commit messages. * '''Mailing List archives''': When not valid, the ''Previous'' and ''Next'' links are greyed out. Also, the current month is now highlighted. * '''Issue Tracking''': Bugzilla now supports single sign-on like JIRA does. * '''Wiki''': A feed button is added for convenience for each wiki page. * 46 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20091211.aae2446 (December 15th, 2009)==== * '''Source Code Management''': Subversion repositories now support SSH access. You can add an SSH key as described at [[ProfileSettings#SSH_Keys_Tab|SSH Keys Tab]]. * '''Project Management''' ** Internationalization is now properly supported for the Website feature ** The lists of directories and files in a project's Download area can now be sorted by name in addition to the time the upload was done. ** Member roles now include the [[ManageProject#roledefs|Tester]] role, which has the same [[Projectpermissions|default feature permissions]] as the Software Developer role. * '''User Profile''': Added Serbia and Montenegro to the countries you can choose on the Manage Profile page's [[ProfileSettings#Settings_Tab|Settings Tab]]. * '''Wiki''': Links to wiki pages that don't exist are now <span style="color:red;">red</span>. * 64 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20091120.5da513d (November 25th, 2009)==== * '''Project Management''' ** The Sun Software Library tab on the Manage Project page, previously used to publish your project from Kenai to the Sun Software Library, has been disabled. You can still promote your project by going directly to the Sun Software Library at http://library.network.com. ** Public ssh key and user password validation has been improved. See [[ProfileSettings#SSH_Keys_Tab|SSh Keys Tab]]. ** An email to confirm project deletion is now generated when a project owner deletes a project. * 68 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20091030.f26b725 (November 3rd, 2009)==== * '''Session management''': SSO cookie default expiration changed. If login to JIRA or Bugzilla failed, log out of the Kenai site and log in again. * 41 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20091023.d0cdb92 (October 27th, 2009)==== * '''Project Management:''' ** Now the owner of a project can delete the project after removing all other members from it. See [[ManageProject#Deleting_a_Project|Deleting a Project]]. ** A project manager can now sort a project's member list based on user name or role. * '''Website and Download features:''' Support for showing md5, sha1, and asc signatures in plain text. * '''RESTful Web Service APIs:''' Added API for copying wiki images. * 77 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20091009.607eb8b (October 13th, 2009)==== * '''RESTful Web Service APIs:''' Added two APIs: ** Support for validating a Kenai SSO cookie against a user's session. ** Support for querying a single project member's information for a particular project. * '''General site:''' Added login/logout, Join In, Help links to an error page. * '''Bugzilla:''' Upgraded to version 3.2.5. * 63 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090925.17b3a2e (September 29th, 2009)==== * '''Issue Tracking:''' If your project uses an external issue tracker, you can now specify its type&mdash;Jira, Bugzilla, or Other&mdash;and Kenai can pass the type and URL back via its APIs. The primary use for this feature is to enable Kenai API clients like NetBeans to determine which issue tracker your project is using so that IDE support can be provided if it's available for that type of tracker. * 49 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090911.3ccef79 (September 15th, 2009)==== * '''Source Control Management:''' A committer name is included in the source control system notifications sent to a project's chat room (if the project has a chat room). * '''Project Management:''' Allow use of underscore character ( _ ) in a feature name. * '''Project Management:''' Enable sorting of each page of a project's member list. * 55 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090828.cb744ea4 (September 1st, 2009)==== * '''Source Control Management:''' Source control system notifications are now sent to a project's chat room if it exists. * '''RESTful Web Service APIs:''' Added a way to get a list of project members for a particular project. * '''Download Area:''' All downloads are now sorted in reverse chronological order for convenience. * '''Email Lists:''' You can subscribe and unsubscribe by using email. See [[MailingLists#Using_Email_to_Subscribe_or_Unsubscribe|Using Email to Subscribe or Unsubscribe]]. * 60 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090814.e08ab32 (August 18th, 2009)==== * '''RESTful Web Service APIs:''' The Project Kenai web APIs are available at [http://kenai.com/api]. API documentation is at [http://kenai.com/projects/kenaiapis/pages/Home].<br/> '''Note:''' All clients are required to use the HTTPS protocol to access the Project Kenai web APIs. * '''Source Control Management:''' If you use an external source code manager with a project, you can select which type it is: ''git'', ''hg'' (Mercurial), ''svn'' (Subversion), ''cvs'', or ''other''. This SCM type is available through the Kenai web APIs. For example, an IDE like NetBeans can use the APIs to provide the appropriate SCM client support. * '''Downloads Area: ''' You can now upload more than one file at a time to your project's Downloads area. See [[Downloads#Adding_a_File_to_the_Downloads_List|About Downloads: Adding a File to the Downloads List]]. * 41 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090731.cd69b47 (August 4th 2009)==== * '''Project Website: ''' You can create a web site for your project with a [[ManageProject#Website|customized theme and layout]]. You can also [[FAQs#How_do_I_display_Javadoc_for_my_project|upload and display your Javadoc]] or any other artifacts related to a project. * 33 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090721.74bba1e (July 22nd 2009)==== * '''Project Home Page: ''' You can customize your project's home page by [[ManageProject#WikiHomePage|replacing it with your Wiki Home page]]. * '''Project Usage Metrics:''' You can [[ManageProject#Analytics|connect your project to Google Analytics]] to get project usage data. * '''New Member Emails:''' You can now [[ManageProject#Emails|customize the email]] that is sent to new members of your project. * '''Download Area:''' You can [[Downloads#Replacing_a_File_in_the_Downloads_List|replace an existing Download Area file]] by editing the current item and uploading a new copy of the file. * 47 total issues resolved. ====Revision 20090703.3003656 (July 9th 2009)==== * '''User Interface Improvement:''' The left navigation bar can now be collapsed to give you more room to view a page. Just click the small triangle in the border between the page and the navigation buttons on the left (Home, My Page, Projects, and so on). Also, if you'd like to link to a page from an external site with the navigation collapsed, you can do so by adding <tt>?nav=off</tt> to the link's URL. * '''Download Area:''' You can now delete a folder that has something in it. You no longer have to delete all a folder's contents first before deleting the folder. * '''Commit Emails:''' Improvements to emails sent when a commit is made to a source repository * 37 total issues resolved ====Revision 20090619.d693f76 (June 23rd 2009)==== * '''Revision Numbers:''' The Project Kenai team switched its own source code repository to Git, so the revision numbers have changed from increasing integers to sprint date + hexadecimal hashes. * '''Source Code:''' Commit email inconsistencies have been corrected. ([http://kenai.com/jira/browse/KENAI-745 KENAI-745], [http://kenai.com/jira/browse/KENAI-655 KENAI-655]) * '''Source Code:''' Subversion has been updated on the server to version 1.5.5. * '''International:''' An issue with encoding text in our database has been corrected that would have prevented proper display of international and accented characters. If you have garbled text in project descriptions, forums, or wiki pages, please try re-entering the text and saving the results. * '''IM Chat:''' The Kenai IM Chat client is now available. For more information, see [[IMChat|About Instant Messaging (IM) Chat]]. * '''Downloads:''' Project Admins can now replace an existing Download area file just by editing it. See [[Downloads#Editing_a_File_or_Folder_in_the_Downloads_List|Editing a File or Folder in the Downloads List]]. * 58 total issues resolved. ====Revision 6082 (May 28th 2009)==== * '''Software Library''': The owner of a project can now publicize it by listing it on the Sun Software Library site. See [[ManageProject#Software_Library_Tab|Software Library Tab]] for more information. * 41 issues resolved. ====Revision 5993 (May 18th 2009)==== * 46 issues resolved. ====Revision 5945 (May 12th 2009)==== * '''Downloads''': The downloads feature of your project is now optional. If you don't have any files in your download area and don't want it to appear, you can delete the feature in the Manage Project -> Features tab. * '''Projects''': You can now create a project without making a project request if you do so from [http://wiki.netbeans.org/NewAndNoteworthyMilestone3NB67#section-NewAndNoteworthyMilestone3NB67-ConnectedDeveloperIntegrationWithKenai.com NetBeans 6.7 using the new Kenai support]. * '''Kenai''': We now have a [http://kenai.com/jira/browse/KENAI project in JIRA] for issues, support and feature requests for Kenai.com itself. You can create, view, watch and vote on issues to stay informed of updates as we continue to improve Kenai.com. * '''Site News''': A "More News" link has been added to the home page so that you can see all of the past news as well as links to what others are saying about Project Kenai on sites like Twitter, Delicious, Google, and Yahoo * 57 issues resolved. ====Revision 5844 (Apr 22nd 2009)==== * '''Projects''', '''Source Code''': [[Web Hooks]] are now available to send an HTTP callback to an external site when a commit is made to any repository in your project. Read the [[WebHooks|Web Hooks documentation]] for details. Web Hooks can be enabled in the Manage Project => Web Hooks tab. Please note that this is just the beginning of Kenai's use of web hooks: we plan to offer more events to hook and allow for more sites per project in the future. * '''Source Code''': Project developers using Git for their source code will note that we've improved the documentation stating that you must use the <tt>ssh://</tt> URL for pushing to your repository. <tt>git://</tt> URLs are for anonymous cloning only. * '''Source Code Browsing''': Git source code directory browsing performance has been improved. Previously some large repositories were unviewable and the requests would just hang. * 67 total issues resolved. ====Revision 5746 (Apr 6th 2009)==== * '''Projects''': The set of features created when you create a new project has been reduced. A new project will be mostly empty, except for a single forum, wiki, and download area. Visit the features tab in your project's manage page to add mailing lists, source code repositories, and an issue tracker. * '''Projects''': When you add a source code repository, a "commits" mailing list will be created for you (if it doesn't already exist). The list is configured to receive repository commit emails. * '''Projects''': When you add an issue tracker, an "issues" mailing list will be created for you (if it doesn't already exist). The list is configured to receive emails from the issue tracker. * '''Source Code''': A bug preventing display of diffs in commit emails has been fixed. * '''Login''': Many of you may have noticed login hiccups over the weekend and through the early part of the week. We're continuing to make improvements to the integration with Sun's identity server and have cleared up a few more issues that may have prevented successful login. * 51 issues resolved. ====Revision 5669 (Mar 24th 2009)==== * '''Source Code''': [[SourceControl#About_Git|Git repositories]] are now supported for project source code. * '''Source Code''': Mercurial and Git repositories can be accessed via SSH, allowing faster, password-less access to your source code. See the [[ProfileSettings#SSH_Keys|SSH key]] help pages for information on enabling SSH access for your account. * '''Signup''': The new account signup process is simpler; you can also reset your Sun Developer Network password during the signup process, without going to the SDN site first. * '''Forums''': Atom feeds are now available for each topic, allowing you to see new posts in existing discussions or across discussions. * 52 total issues resolved. ====Revision 5570 (Mar 9th 2009)==== * '''Wiki''': The print stylesheet for wiki pages has been improved so that navigation elements are removed and tables render better. * '''Source Code''': Directory navigation of source code repositories has been simplified, removing the AJAX tree widget. * '''Source Code''': Atom feeds are now available for source code repositories. There is an auto-discovery link available on the "Revision History" pages. * '''Downloads''': Download counts for all downloads are now tracked on the [[Downloads#Getting_Downloads_Data|downloads summary page]] as mentioned in the previous release. * '''Mailing Lists''': The default Reply-To email address is now the mailing list address, so you no longer need to "Reply to all" to have your responses go back to the list. * You can see these release notes by clicking the revision number at the bottom right of any page. The current release is revision 5570. * 70 total issues resolved. ====Revision 5482 (Feb 25th 2009)==== * '''Downloads:''' Statistics are now collected for a project's Downloads area. For each file, total counts plus daily, weekly and monthly roll-ups are collected. '''Note:''' The [[Downloads#Getting_Downloads_Data|downloads summary page]] is updated only once daily, and data reflects the full day of data. Also, the download counts apply only to files uploaded since this release was deployed. We'll add support for tracking download counts for existing files shortly. * '''Source Control''': Project administrators now have the opportunity to specify in a project's [[ManageProject#scm_commit_email_settings|source code management options]] whether full commit differences should be shown in commit emails, or whether emails should be delivered at all. * '''Projects''': You can now find projects using full-text search across the project's name, title, description and tags. * 46 total issues resolved ====Revision 5364 (Feb 9th 2009)==== * '''Profiles:''' If you're a Sun employee and you use your sun.com email address with kenai.com, you are no longer allowed to change your email address. If you want to use a different email address, you will need to set up a new account. * '''Profiles:''' Your profile settings now contain a ''Networking'' tab. You can add instant messaging screen names as well as links for your blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Reddit, Orkut, or MySpace profile. Contact us at [mailto:kenai-admin@sun.com kenai-admin@sun.com] or post a message in the site [http://kenai.com/projects/help/forums help forums] if you'd like to see other networking sites added to the list. * '''Wiki:''' The wiki page revision screen now shows a section displaying differences (diffs) compared to the previous version. * '''Wiki:''' Atom feeds of Wiki changes are available, both on a project wiki level and on a per-page level. Subscribe to these feeds using the feed icon in your browser's toolbar or location bar. * '''Downloads:''' The download form now supports directories for organizing your download area. See: ** [[Downloads#Navigating_With_Folders|Navigating Folders in the Downloads Area]] ** [[Downloads#Adding_a_Folder_to_the_Downloads_List|Adding a Folder to the Downloads List]] * '''JIRA:''' Time tracking has been enabled for all projects. * '''JIRA:''' A custom field, ''Tags'', has been enabled for all projects. The field allows you to tag issues with custom words or phrases. * '''JIRA:''' It is now possible to use Mylyn, the task management tool, with a project that uses JIRA for issue tracking on kenai.com. Simply use <tt><nowiki>https://kenai.com/jira/</nowiki></tt> as the base URL for Mylyn. '''Note:''' the trailing slash is not required, but <tt>https</tt> is. * 71 total issues resolved ====Revision 5227 (Jan 26th 2009)==== * Removed the source control option from the project creation screen. When a project is created, only a download area, a wiki, a forum, and four mailing lists are created. A landing page is shown after project creation explaining how to [[ManageProject#Features_Tab|add or remove features]], including source code repositories. * A configuration issue preventing use of <tt>svnsync</tt> to mirror code into subversion repositories has been fixed. * A simple project search box has been added to the Projects page. * On the home page, ''most active projects'' has changed to a fixed ''featured projects'' list. * An issue was reported where login status to JIRA expired even if you have ''remember me'' checked when you login to Kenai. Log out and log back in with "remember me" checked to ensure that you continue to stay logged into both Kenai and JIRA across sessions. * The Privacy tab of the My Profile section now clearly explains that a personal information field is publicly viewable if it is checked. * The profile actions ''View Public Profile'' and ''Edit My Profile'' in the left navigation pane are now located in a more visible area, above the tag cloud. * The layout and visuals of the mailing list archive [[MailingLists#Searching_an_Email_List|advanced search page]] has been improved. * Many visual styling inconsistencies were fixed, including several IE6 bugs. * UI and messaging has been improved on the download pages. * When filtering with tags, the Recent Projects tab now only shows projects with the tag, instead of showing all recent projects. * Help links that were not context-sensitive for anonymous users have been fixed. * Fixed bug where removing the sole remaining image from a wiki caused an error. * 103 total issues resolved ====2008 Release Notes==== [[RelNoteArchive|Release Notes Archive]]

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