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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Hide Preference Window on Startup Update for Freshlog 1.0.17

Thanks to Julian of @bookofcooks and Martin Zardecki of who kindly suggested improvements, here are some nice updates for Freshlog!

More meaningful icon for Activity Viewer:


The next feature has been requested by a good number of you!

Hide Freshlog preference window on startup

Previously, the Preference window would just automatically run. You can set it with this checkbox:


Update to the latest Freshlog version 1.0.17 today! :)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Freshlog now supports Github!


Nicely attached in Github:


Comment on existing Github issues:


and have them nicely show up too:


Enjoy! :)

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Freshlog now supports Codebase!


New support for WorkflowMax

New update! :)

I've added support for WorkflowMax, an online Job Management tool:

Start/Due date fields required:


View Screenshots under Documents in WorkflowMax:


Enter a Job Number to comment on an existing WorkflowMax Job:


And it'll show up like this:


Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Freshlog's updated to work with self hosted Fogbugz

If you're having trouble loading projects in Fogbugz, try deleting Freshlog-Fogbugz entries in keychain if there's any:


Let me know if you encounter any problems in the support forum:

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Freshlog Store Downtime [Fixed]

Just realized Paypal updated their certificates and I didn't get an announcement about this from them.

If you're running PotionStore, here's the fix:

Alternatively, Andy Kim has updated the Git repo with the new Paypal cert, so you can just git pull and you're home free.

Real sorry if you have encountered problems trying to buy Freshlog for the past week!

Friday, August 14, 2009

Implemented Basecamp project categorization and sorting


Categorized projects by companies and sorted alphabetically.

Update to the latest version 1.0.3 to enjoy this now :)

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Freshlog 1.0.2 Released

- Filtered out loading archived Basecamp projects.
- Fixed error message dialog when one unchecks the ‘upload as attachment’ checkbox while not being being logged in with a account.

Update your clients to enjoy these improvements :)

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Monday, August 10, 2009

Thursday, August 6, 2009

[RESOLVED] Basecamp Message creation API seem to bork with HTTPS

Silly me, 37Signals wrote back to say that I need to turn on SSL :)




Now you should be able to use Basecamp with HTTPS :)


Set your basecamp address to use http intead of https in the meantime.

I've sent a support ticket to Basecamp, will update as soon as I receive a reply.

Full details below:

POSTing to fails

$ curl -i -u alvin:<password snipped> -X POST -H "Accept:
application/xml" -H "Content-Type: application/xml" -d

HTTP/1.1 302 Found
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2009 01:10:41 GMT
Server: Apache
X-Powered-By: Phusion Passenger (mod_rails/mod_rack) 2.2.4
X-Runtime: 7
Cache-Control: no-cache
Status: 302
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
path=/; HttpOnly
Via: 1.1
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Connection: close
Transfer-Encoding: chunked

<html><body>You are being <a


While POSTing to works

$ curl -i -u alvin:<password snipped> -X POST -H "Accept:
application/xml" -H "Content-Type: application/xml" -d

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2009 01:10:46 GMT
Server: Apache
X-Powered-By: Phusion Passenger (mod_rails/mod_rack) 2.2.4
X-Runtime: 1165
Cache-Control: no-cache
Location: /posts/24361328.xml
Status: 201
Content-Type: application/xml; charset=utf-8
path=/; HttpOnly
Via: 1.1
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Connection: close
Transfer-Encoding: chunked

Freshlog now in Bodega Store!


Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Freshlog Build 20090731 Released!

Apart from bug fixes, now the UI for issue tracker has been improved:


Update your clients via Sparkle :)

Check out the full release notes here: updated with new design and UI Improvements

Go check it out!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Annotate your images using Mac OS X

Implemented Lighthouse Get Memberships replied to my post asking about listing memberships in projects, which was previously undocumented.

Rolled this out in Release 20090715.2, so update away! :)


Freshlog Build 20090715 Released!

Shortened width of the top menu by implementing custom icons instead of spelling out “Ready”, “Send..” etc


Orange: Ready/Ripe for plucking.


Green for unripe, still uploading and


Red for pausing.


Issue Tracker credential save notification

Someone mentioned the Eye used for the issue tracker was creepy so:


Thanks to @imagetic and @Leech for these suggestions :)

Saturday, July 11, 2009

New Feature: show/hide dock icon

Implemented suggestion by @Leech to show/hide dock icon:
Available in Release 20090711.5, update now! :)

Tip: Shortcut Keys for Quick Screenshot Uploads


Wanna have ninja swift Freshlog screenshot uploading skills? (That was a mouthful)

Do this!


Be sure to Enable access for assistive devices under Universal Access in System Preferences


followed by going under the Mouse & Trackpad tab to enable full keyboard access!


New feature: Return to Freshlog HUD if you decide not to edit your screenshot after all

Major User Interface Improvements


Now you can access Freshlog anywhere via the top toolbar menu, @Leech suggested having customized icons instead of actual words to save screen estate, so that'll be in the works :)


Here's the screenshot uploading HUD!

Credit goes to @nathenharvey for helping to debug a problem loading an Unfuddle account with many projects. The guy did screencasts to show me the exact problem man, how cool is that? :D


Start everything off from a login here!


When you're logged in, you can specify your favourite image editor for Freshlog to open with should you need to do some annotation.


And this is where you can enter your Issue Tracker credentials! Credits go to @jkeyes for suggesting login via Lighthouse tokens.


And finally the Activity Viewer to see the log of all your screenshot and issue tracker URLs.


I've also implemented @Leech's suggestion of drag and drop picture uploads.

Let me know what you think! :)

Friday, July 10, 2009

Just got a call from the Apple Service Center

My Macbook's ready for collection tomorrow! Woohoo! :D

Working with Constraints


After my macbook hard disk crashed, I sent it for repairs and this was all I could run on my parents' Mac Mini, which only has 512Mb RAM, while working on Freshlog.

That also meant, no instant messaging, no web surfing, no iTunes.

For the whole day I would code, compile in XCode and test. Creating dummy Mac OS X accounts to test the Blank Slate was also relatively painless, since I didn't have to care about saving my browser sessions.

Hyper productive day – almost ready to release Freshlog another major build of Freshlog!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Hard Disk Crash!

Thankfully, I made fresh backups the night before, so I didn't lose much.

Incidentally, as my cold stiff fingers were temporarily pulled from XCode, I now have the chance to write this post.

I'll be updating this blog to keep you guys in the loop on development :)

17 minutes left to finish downloading XCode..