This is my monthly report for generous patrons who contributed €250.81 to support development of Nuvola Player in February 2015. Thanks to them, I paid for hosting for Nuvola Player repository and website (one year for €51.28) and spend 21.32 hours working on six tasks, which are listed bellow with a few comments, so my reward was €9.36 per hour (near a minimum wage in Western Europe, not bad). However, the Nuvola Player project is still underfunded, I could work more if you would wish so.
My dream is to work as an independent open source developer on software for all users around the world. Software for you. You can support my work on Nuvola Player via PayPal, Gratipay, Patreon, Flattr or Bitcoin. Let's make Nuvola Player more awesome!
Date: Feb. 23, 2015, 8:53 a.m. • Work time: 0.99 hours • Spent funds: €9.90
I was dealing with following support requests and bug fixes.
Date: Feb. 19, 2015, 10:08 p.m. • Work time: 2.92 hours • Spent funds: €29.20
Date: Feb. 15, 2015, 4:03 p.m. • Work time: 0.00 hours • Spent funds: €51.28
I've ordered one more year of virtual private server which I use to host tiliado.eu website and APT/YUM repository for Nuvola Player and Diorite.
Date: Feb. 14, 2015, 4:08 p.m. • Work time: 13.70 hours • Spent funds: €137.00
I released beta builds of Nuvola Player 3.0. It sounds easy, but it actually involves a lot of work:
I created a beta commit in Nuvola Player source repository and started building beta packages.
I uploaded beta packages to a new "stable" component of the Nuvola Player 3 repository, but kept them private for testing.
I tested Tiliado Repository installer in Virtualbox, found and fixed some issues. Then I uploaded new version of the installer.
I made beta builds publicly available in the "devel" component of the Nuvola Player 3 repository for early adopters, but didn't announce them to wider audience because documentation was not up-to-date
I finally updated Nuvola Player homepage and announced beta builds in social networks.
Date: Feb. 6, 2015, 1:43 p.m. • Work time: 1.15 hours • Spent funds: €11.50
Keerthan Jaic created unofficial Nuvola Player 3 and Diorite packages for Arch Linux. However, web app integration scripts have to be installed manually. To avoid confusion of users seeing empty Nuvola Player window with no clue how to install web app scripts, I've created wiki page Web App Scripts that contains some useful information and instructions. This wiki page is opened in your web browser if you click the "plus" ("add") button in Nuvola Player service selector window.
I've also participated in discussion in related ticket.
Date: Feb. 6, 2015, 11:23 a.m. • Work time: 2.56 hours • Spent funds: €25.60
As I would like to release Nuvola Player 3 Beta soon, I did some code review to fix some easily spotted issues. More will come during beta testing though.
6 commits in tiliado/nuvolaplayer Feb 02-06, 2015
These patrons support development of Nuvola Apps. Thank you all!
Andrew Allen, Bart Libert, Simon Law, Bryan Wyatt, Christian Dannie Storgaard, José Antonio Rey, Ryan Wagner, Chris Beeley, David, Andrew Azores, Andrew Kvalheim, Balázs, Ben MacLeod, Martin Wimpress, Duco van Amstel, David Wiczer, Nathan Warkentin.
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