Actor v3.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2016-08-03 // about 6 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ Release notes

    • ๐Ÿฑ :shipit: a lot of new group features
    • ๐Ÿ›  ๐Ÿ› various bugfixes
    • โšก๏ธ ๐Ÿš€ server dependencies updates

    ๐Ÿ†• New groups ๐ŸŽ‰

    ๐Ÿš€ This release focused on group features, including:

    • private and public channels;
    • short names for public groups. Just like user can have nickname, group can have short names assigned by owner. Short name can be used to find group in global search, or invite people with nice invite url.
    • shared history for public groups;
    • multiple group admins;
    • ownership transfer;
    • fine grained permission settings for admins/members. Owner of group decides what members can/can't do;
    • ๐ŸŽ optimized performance for big groups.

    โšก๏ธ How to get this update

    If you use actor-bootstrap

    ๐Ÿ— Make sure you have the latest revision of https://github.com/actorapp/actor-bootstrap, and server/build.sbt file contains correct version of actor-server-sdk, like this:

     libraryDependencies += "im.actor.server" % "actor-server-sdk" % "3.0.0"
    

    If you have the previous version of actor-server, installed via PPA

    execute on your server:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade actor
    

    If you don't have previous actor-server installation

    ๐Ÿ‘‰ Use automatic installation script on Ubuntu 14.04


Previous changes from v1.0.153

  • ๐Ÿš€ Release notes

    • ๐Ÿฑ :shipit: bot's slash commands
    • โšก๏ธ ๐Ÿ› improved integration with Apple Push Notifcation Service(aka apple push). This change added additional system requirements; installation described here: https://developer.actor.im/docs/prerequisites#section-updating-openssl-and-installing-libapr1
    • ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ› improved GCM(aka google push) integration
    • ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿš€ overhaul of internal dialog representation
    • ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ› various fixes in call, file and activation modules

    โž• Additional prerequisites

    ๐Ÿš€ This release introduces new system requirements described here: https://developer.actor.im/docs/prerequisites#section-updating-openssl-and-installing-libapr1

    โšก๏ธ How to get this update

    If you use actor-bootstrap

    ๐Ÿ— Make sure you have the latest revision of https://github.com/actorapp/actor-bootstrap, and server/build.sbt file contains correct version of actor-server-sdk, like this:

     libraryDependencies += "im.actor.server" % "actor-server-sdk" % "1.0.153"
    

    If you have the previous version of actor-server, installed via PPA

    execute on your server:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade actor
    

    If you don't have previous actor-server installation

    ๐Ÿ‘‰ Use automatic installation script on Ubuntu 14.04