Groove Basin v1.3.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2014-10-03 // over 7 years ago
    • Andrew Kelley:

      • if songs have no track numbers then never use album loudness
      • fix YouTube import
      • fix streaming not pausing and playing reliably
      • fix glitch in streaming when resuming after a long pause
      • add client side volume slider
      • use SSL by default with a public self signed cert
      • import URL allows downloading from https with invalid certs
      • replace uuid dependency with a simpler, faster, and more robust random string
      • rewrite user login and permissions support. MPD users can log in with (username) + '/' + (password)
      • user accounts and permissions are managed via the browser interface instead of with the configuration file
      • add events tab which tells what actions have happened recently, supports chat, and displays which users are streaming
      • fix permissions checking for downloading anonymous requests
      • remove 'l' hotkey for library and add 'e' hotkey for settings
      • rename legacy protocol message names
      • quieter log by default; ability to run with --verbose
      • fix bug where all files on play queue would be preloaded; now only the next and previous few files are preloaded
      • client: shift+delete only attempts to delete tracks when you have the necessary permissions
      • stream endpoint obeys permission settings
      • stream count is number of logged in users with an activated stream button plus number of anonymous users connected to the http endpoint
      • auto-pause is now instant instead of half second timer
      • client: fix cutting/pasting text filter box behavior
      • fix crash when removing a nested directory in the music directory
      • client: fix player preduction when currently playing track is removed
      • fix handling of slashes when importing from YouTube
      • client: disable hardware playback toggle button when not admin
      • cut the client javascript bundle size in half
      • build: /bin/sh instead of /bin/bash
    • Josh Wolfe:

      • implement and switch to more robust zip generating module. Fixes unicode file names in zips and enables the download progress bar.
      • implement and switch to simpler object diffing module. Reduces client-side JavaScript bundle size as well as bandwidth needed to stay connected to Groove Basin when other users are making edits.
      • Multi-file downloads use a GET request. This lets you copy a download URL which downloads multiple files to the clipboard.
    • David Renshaw:

      • Fix crash when import URL fails to download.