Nuvola Apps Runtime (Nuvola Player) 1.1.0

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Nuvola Apps Runtime (Nuvola Player)
Jiří Janoušek
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Changes since 1.0.5

# Pre-release Beta 1 - July 24, 2012

 * Added auto-play feature. (Closes LP:929356.)
 * Introduced commandline interface to control Nuvola Player
 * Created Elementary-like toolbar item for menu. (Closes LP:927283).
 * Introduced API for extensions. However, only built-in extension are
   supported, run-time extensions will be supported in next cycle.
 * Added Last.FM scrobbling built-in extension. (Closes LP:836111.)
 * Added Lyrics fetcher built-in extension. (Closes LP:893192.)
 * Added option to set size of cache for remote data and to disable cache.
   This is located in tab Advandced in Preferences dialog.
 * Added web plugin blocker.
 * Added Switch service button to toolbar.
 * Tray Icon became built-in extension.
 * Dock Manager integration became built-in extension.
 * Unity Quick List integration became built-in extension.
 * MPRIS interface became built-in extension.
 * Media keys management became built-in extension.
 * New service selector. (Closes LP:1001671.)
 * Dropped support for user scripts.
 * Dropped support for Maverick version of Ubuntu Indicator.
 * Added service support for Amazon Cloud Player by Michael Mims.
 * Added support for dynamic HTTP(S) proxy resolver.
 * Introduced Nuvola Player JavaScript API 2.0 with API 1.x compatibility
   layer for old service integrations.
 * Troubleshooting actions moved to Preferences dialog, tab Advanced.
 * Added `nuvolaplayer.wrapper` script to run Nuvola Player from source
 * Majority of a code relicensed under BSD 2-Clause license.
 * Only toolbar is shown by default.
 * Added option to hide Google bar in Google Play Music.
   (Closes LP:892055.)
 * Removed "-Q/--quit" command line argument, use
   `nuvolaplayer-client quit` instead.
 * Bumped dependencies, see INSTALL for details.
 * Completely changed build options, run `./waf features` or `./waf --help`
   for details.
 * Services can specify whether they need Flash plugin.
 * Notifications are not shown when window is active. (Closes LP:986104.)

# Pre-release Beta 2 - August 6, 2012

 * Debugging extension appends Audio Support and Flash Support tests
   to the menu.
 * Added logging of HTTP communication, but is disabled by default.
   Use flag --debug-http to turn it on.
 * Added link to audio playback requirements and info about a need
   of MP3 decoder. (Closes LP:1029254.)
 * Fixed too early destruction of the main NP JS object.
   (Closes: LP:1030034.)
 * periodically send update-now-playing request.
   (Closes LP:1030377.)
 * MPRIS: Fixed regression: Album art was not updated. (Closes LP:1030419.)
 * Fixed regression: Icon name was used instead of icon path for album art.
 * Default user interface mode changed to show both tool bar and menu bar.
 * Google Play Music: Added option not to pause playback due to inactivity.
 * Services 8tracks, Grooveshark and Hype Machine are orphaned.
 * Updated the Amazon integration script to the 2.0 API and relicensed
 * Added Add/Remove service functionality.

# Pre-release Beta 3 - August 30, 2012

 * Refactoring of HTTP cache management.
 * Lyrics: More sophisticated removal of HTML tags. (Closes LP:1034265.)
 * Tweaked PreferencesDialog.
 * scrobbling is asynchronous.
 * Lyrics fetching is asynchronous.
 * Updated translations.
 * Rdio: Fixed metadata fetching. (Closes LP:1037880.)
 * Added service icons by Alexander King.
 * Fixed various build errors with older libraries or Vala compiler.
 * Dependencies were increased again, see file INSTALL for details.
 * Tweaked build script.
 * 8tracks and Hype Machine integration relicensed under 2-Clause BSD license.
 * Pandora integration relicensed under 2-Clause BSD license.
 * Lyrics: Slightly refactored, replaced GPL code with 2-Clause
   BSD-licensed code.
 * Removed support for SOCKS proxy, depends on library licensed under GPL.
 * Translations relicended under 2-Clause BSD license.
 * Updated manual pages.

# Pre-release Beta 4 - September 7, 2012

 * Reintroduced support for SOCKS proxy.
 * Minor artwork changes.
 * Default user interface mode is toolbar-only.
 * Pre-release builds have their status in application name.
 * Nuvola icons relicensed under CC BY 3.0.

# Final release - September 17, 2012

 * Use full content zoom instead of text-only zoom. (Closes LP:1051216.)

4 blueprints and 16 bugs targeted

Blueprint Priority Assignee Delivery
Refactoring: Actions Refactoring: Actions 4 High   11 Implemented
Service-specific settings Service-specific settings 4 High Jiří Janoušek  11 Implemented connection connection 4 High Jiří Janoušek  11 Implemented
Add Pandora as a service Add Pandora as a service 2 Low   11 Implemented
Bug report Importance Assignee Status
929356 #929356 [trunk] Nuvola does not start playing with "--auto-play" enabled 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
986104 #986104 Notifications should not be shown when window is active 5 Low   10 Fix Released
836111 #836111 Scrobbling to 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
892055 #892055 Hide Google menu 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
893192 #893192 Lyrics support 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
927283 #927283 Elementary-like Nuvola menu 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
1001671 #1001671 Service selector redesign: GTK+ sidebar and eye-candy 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
913973 #913973 Google Music pauses music stream due to 'inactivity' 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
987464 #987464 album art for rdio never changes 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1026721 #1026721 Service check request for 1.1.x and 2.0.x 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1029254 #1029254 Unable to play from google music on Ubuntu 12.04 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1030034 #1030034 No control of Pandora service in Ubuntu Sound Menu (Player: JS API object not found.) 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1030377 #1030377 scrobbling doesn't report listening now. 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1030419 #1030419 [Pandora] Cover art not updating after changing channels 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1034265 #1034265 Raw HTML displays in Lyrics for 2.0 Beta2 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1037880 #1037880 Rdio song / title metadata parsing broken 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
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