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Version Release
Dec 07, 2022

v3.1.77

New Features

- None

User Facing Improvements

- Improve text layouts in the registration and talk submission forms

- Ensure radio box validations in registration forms always check for valid responses

Internal Changes/Updates

- Update a number of dependencies.

- Add additional linting to code base.

Version Release
Dec 06, 2022

v3.1.76

New Features

- None

User Facing Improvements

- Align all registration & onboarding text blocks to the left.

Internal Changes/Updates

- Update a number of dependencies.
- Add additional code base linting on pull request merge.
- Implement the session_attendance sidekiq queue for real time session attendance data. 

Version Release
Dec 05, 2022

v3.1.75

User Facing Improvements

- Fix an error in rendering checkboxes, caused by a missing space.

Version Release
Dec 03, 2022

v3.1.74

This is a maintenance release to migrate all old content (2021 and earlier) to use the Joyn Global CDN for better file access and performance.

Internal Changes/Updates

- Migrate all old VoD content links to the Joyn global CDN.

Version Release
Dec 03, 2022

v3.1.73

New Features

- Implement our v2 data handler for QR code scanning. This is the first of several feature updates that aims to make QR codes easier to read from long distances, provide a number of new options for QR functionality, and improve the overall user experience for users of our onsite mobile app. 

- The first iteration of our basic/advanced form toggle has been implemented. This toggle, which defaults to basic, hides a number of fields and sections that are uncommonly used, or only needed in specific situations. This will continue to be refined, allowing Admin Users to see the bare essentials, and allowing more advanced users to see more options as needed. 

User Facing Improvements

- Add several APIs for our Joyn Companion mobile app.

- Provided better messaging to users in Registration and Talk Submission flows when mandatory file uploads have not been uploaded.

- Edit/Upload buttons are disabled in admin forms unless the form can be edited (e.g. the form is in a read only state).

- Discount codes now apply the event time zone for start/finish dates.

- Check boxes and Radio boxes in Registration and Talk flows appear side by side, not vertically stacked for better presentation.

- Dropdown fields always show 'Select an Option' instead of defaulting to the first possible response in the list. This prevents users from selecting an incorrect option by accident.

- Update a number of 'Default Settings' to reduce the number of button clicks when correctly configuring an Event.

- The Event Chooser field has been removed from the Talk Submission process, it will always submit to the current event.

- Improve the performance of the talk ratings views for admin users.

Internal Changes/Updates

- Update a number of dependencies.

- Not load Twilio by default in development environments. This will save significant Twilio costs and reduce the number of Sidekiq jobs being triggered on demo builds. To enable Twilio, set the ENV VAR DISABLE_TWILIO_USERS to false, or remove the ENV VAR entirely.

- Changed the handling of user registrations in the event auto scaler to user .valid to improve scaling performance.

- Production instances can be fully build in Docker using Docker-Compose.

- Sidekiq metrics are now available in Sidekiq-Web.

Version Release
Nov 28, 2022

v3.1.72

New Features

- None

User Facing Improvements

- Add a number of API endpoint for our Mobile App

- Validate that each poll option is unique, preventing speakers/moderators from creating two different options labelled 'answer 1' for example

- Ensure that emails will check for their enabled/disabled status before sending

Internal Changes/Updates

- None

Version Release
Nov 26, 2022

v3.1.71

New Features

- Add an Event Format option in the Events form. This will enable sensible defaults to be created with each Event and minimise the amount of manual effort required when first setting up a Platform

User Facing Improvements

- Fix an edge case where the Livestream page is not available to the public when this event feature is enabled and the event is using Polling
- Implement a number of API endpoints for additional functionality in the Joyn Event Companion app
- Migrated a number of commonly used deprecated icons to the new Phosphor icon pack
- Fix an edge case in the talk rating workflow where talks could not meet the requirements for rating
- Allow existing users to take advantage of Magic Links, not just newly created users
- Improve error messages when users don't upload files in talk submission/registrations flows
- Add additional formatting requirements on colours/dates in talk submission/registration flows
- Swiftium registrations will continue to retry syncing until they are successful. This provides more flexibility when Swiftium is enabled
- Improve the responsive layout of ePoster Kiosk views
- Disable an irritating display shake on mobile if users don't interact with registration pages

Internal Changes/Updates

- Update a number of dependencies.
- Add a number of improvements to the demo script performance

Version Release
Nov 18, 2022

v3.1.70

New Features

- When a user partially registers individually for an event but does not complete their registration journey, a user can be registered as part of a group registration. Similarly, if a user is partially registered as part of a group registration that is not yet paid, the individual can complete an individual registration journey.

User Facing Improvements

- Correctly show Registration Billing Address 2 in the Invitation Letter PDF

- Users can utilise rich text areas in Registration and talk submission additional fields

Internal Changes/Updates

- Show the correct URL for the VoD uploader

Version Release
Nov 18, 2022

v3.1.69

New Features

- none

User Facing Improvements

- Small Validation Styling Changes

Internal Changes/Updates

- None

Version Release
Nov 17, 2022

v3.1.68

New Features

- CPD certificates can be completely customised in both visual style and content. Admin users can use the default certificate layout or customise a certificate that suits the event/association brand.

- Users can be emailed an invitation letter upon payment of their registration for the event, often used when applying for a visa to the host country. This letter can be completely customised using the same strategy as the CPD certificate listed above. Invitation letters can be enabled/disabled for each Delegate Type and optionally resent to individual users from the Registrations admin page.

User Facing Improvements

- Reduce the initial page load for users by up to 70% of data in some circumstances.

- Implement a better caching strategy for static assets across platforms, to reduce the first page load time when users have visited other Joyn Event Platforms.

- Numerous improvements to the Scheduled Meeting attendee experience.

- Users can request a 'Magic Link' to login to the platform from the login page. This will send the user an email with a link that when clicked on will sign the user into the platform without needing to enter a password. This is now enabled for all users on all platforms by default. Links are valid for 28 days.

- Improve the overall look and feel of user front-end forms. We have applied a more consistent theme to these forms and reordered many of these things to provide a better flow of information to users.

- Implement a consistent workflow to creation of presenter links for all interaction types (livestreams, scheduled meetings, webinars).

Internal Changes/Updates

- Update a number of dependencies.

- Numerous improvements to API's for the Joyn Mobile Companion.

- Fix a JavaScript error being printed into users browser consoles when resizing their screen. No user impact from this error.- Update Stimulus for better performance on polling and other real time features.