News

July 12, 2011

I’m happy to say that Neu 1.1 has been approved by Apple, and is now available from the Mac App store, and from this website.

This version of Neu includes a number of improvements:

  • Added “behaviour” and “appearance” preference panes, removed “general” pane, reorganised preference items.
  • Improved handling of symbolic links, added support for Finder aliases, and added options relating to them. Added “Create Document On The Desktop…” and “Create And Open On The Desktop…” service menu commands.
  • When documents are created on the desktop, they are now just selected on the desktop in the Finder, rather than another “Desktop” window being opened.
  • Added some more substitution variables.
  • Switched Help to use an embedded PDF manual instead of Apple Help / web pages.
  • General bug fixes and improved OS support.

It doesn’t stop there though, work on Neu 1.2 is underway, so watch this space.

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June 23, 2011

Good news - Neu 1.1 has been submitted to the Mac App store, and is currently in review.

Meanwhile, for the brave-of-heart, beta version 1.1b5 is available from the betas page.

Work on version 1.2 is also well under way… more on that soon.

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June 15, 2011

Hot on the heels of the first one, I’ve just released a second beta of Neu 1.1.

In addition to the changes in 1.1b1, this version has a few tweaks to the default preferences, and a new pdf-based manual, available from the Help menu.

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June 14, 2011

I’m happy to announce that I’ve just released the first beta of Neu 1.1.

This is a relatively minor update, but there are a few new features as well as some bug fixes, hence the upgrade from .0 to .1…

Hilights from the change log include:

  • Added “behaviour” and “appearance” preference panes, removed “general” pane, reorganised preference items.
  • Improved handling of symbolic links, added support for Finder aliases, and added options relating to them.
  • Fixed a couple of bugs relating to template files and file extensions.
  • Improved OS X Lion support.
  • Added “Create Document On The Desktop…” and “Create And Open On The Desktop…” service menu commands.
  • When documents are created on the desktop, they are now just selected on the desktop in the Finder, rather than another “Desktop” window being opened.
  • Added some more substitution variables (templateFullName, templateName, templateActualName, templateType).
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June 03, 2011

Finally, we’ve completed our relocation, and are now based in Stornoway, in the Outer Hebrides. This is quite a change of scenery compared to South London!!

The move has been a great distraction over the last few weeks, so there hasn’t been a great deal of development work on Neu, Ambientweet, or any of our other projects.

However, the internet connection here is just fine, and as the dust settles I should once again be able to focus on development. First priority is checking both Neu and Ambientweet for Lion compatibility. After that, I’m hoping to finally get an initial version of Ambientweet into the store, and to work on some updates for Neu.

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