This is my monthly report for generous patrons who contributed €263 to support development of Nuvola Player in August 2015. Thanks to them, I spend 26 hours working on 12 tasks, which are listed bellow with a few comments, so my reward was €10 per hour (I keep it near a minimum wage in Western Europe).
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!
|Planned tasks:||See the roadmap|
Date: Aug. 18, 2015, 4:38 p.m. • Work time: 5.45 hours • Spent funds: €54.50
I worked on support of multiple icon sizes for service integrations. This feature will bring better scaling of icons when necessary and optimized icon of small sizes (e.g. tray icon).
I prepared necessary data and asked Alexander King whether he could create new icons.
Date: Aug. 18, 2015, 11:09 a.m. • Work time: 1.73 hours • Spent funds: €17.30
I created Yandex Music script.
Date: Aug. 16, 2015, 12:04 p.m. • Work time: 3.56 hours • Spent funds: €35.60
I investigated two Volume/PulseAudio issues:
Date: Aug. 14, 2015, 10 p.m. • Work time: 1.29 hours • Spent funds: €12.90
I created and packaged 8tracks script.
Date: Aug. 13, 2015, 10:05 a.m. • Work time: 2.60 hours • Spent funds: €26.00
Nuvola Player used to keep running in background only when music is playing regardless whether tray icon in enabled or not. However, someone could expect that Nuvola Player is always closed to tray when tray icon is enabled, not only if music is playing. This inconsistency has bee fixed.
Date: Aug. 11, 2015, 8:52 p.m. • Work time: 3.37 hours • Spent funds: €33.70
I ported lyrics fetching feature from Nuvola Player 2. It was requested by many Nuvola Patrons.
Date: Aug. 9, 2015, 3:19 p.m. • Work time: 0.45 hours • Spent funds: €4.50
Date: Aug. 9, 2015, 2:30 p.m. • Work time: 0.80 hours • Spent funds: €8.00
I prepared a draft of Contributor guidelines for service maintainers and invited them to discussion.
Date: Aug. 9, 2015, 10:16 a.m. • Work time: 5.17 hours • Spent funds: €51.70
I created packages of Nuvola Player 3 for Fedora 22. I was quite a tough task, because:
Date: Aug. 6, 2015, 12:51 p.m. • Work time: 0.37 hours • Spent funds: €3.70
I investigated Crash after "Failed to open BO for returned DRI2 buffer". I believe it is a graphic driver bug though.
I requested more information for Spotify issue When clicking the play button next to a song on the artist panel, window shifts ou.
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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