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Changes in time logging

We’ve made some small changes to how the cost logs appear in the application. Before every time someone added a time log to a task, there were two entries on the details screen being added as a result. First detailed the time worked on a task, and the second one added details on the cost […]

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Regular user role changes

There are couple of interesting changes we’ve made in the access rights space recently. As we continue to enhance the model, there are two important changes that affect the users assigned to the “regular” role in the application. First, as of now “regular” users are required to provide a comment for every change in a […]

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Budgets 1.5

Today we’re releasing a brand new version of budgeting component in TaskBeat. The new version is highly optimised in terms of speed thanks to reduced load on data-binding components. We’ve also taken care of some clever under-the-hood improvements with the data access layer. There are many functional improvements being released along with the much improved […]

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New search engine

TaskBeat is now running a powerful full-text search engine. In terms of speed its native code optimisation blows away performance of any MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB performance you’ve seen before but it’s real secret lies in the ranking algorithm. TaskBeat now introduces a sub-second, full-text search engine. Searching project data is now faster and easier than […]

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Taming e-mail

Email takes a lot of time. This problem gets the most pervasive in case of people who write a lot of e-mails as more e-mails sent cause lots of replies and the conversation goes on. Long e-mails tend to take long to respond building up a queue. Treat e-mail like instant messages. My solution is […]

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Unbuffered and transactional

We know you use TaskBeat to organise your companies daily. We also know that the number one feature you love is the ability to find stuff quickly and easily. With each release we have been tweaking the performance of the application and improving it’s ability to surface the important stuff quickly. Over a year ago […]

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TaskBeat language selection

TaskBeat adapts the language displayed automatically. It uses the selection of your language based on your browser settings. You can switch language by changing your browser’s settings at any time and when you reload the page, TaskBeat shows applies your settings automatically. To access your language settings in Google Chrome browser you need to scroll […]

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Programming TaskBeat

The choice of the right framework is the most long term investment in case of software products. That’s why initially we were a bit hesitant to choose a powerful framework. Eventually we’ve came to a conclusion that the more powerful the framework, the more lightweight the application itself. Over the years we’ve saved hundreds of […]

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Profiling Performance

MiniProfiler is just a killer website optimiser as not only it tracks http requests but also finds spots to optimise your database queries, like finding similar sql queries per http call. TaskBeat is built on static stored procedures as it helps us pinpoint database performance issues and provide real-time updates with no caching, even at […]

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TaskDetails 2.0

TaskBeat’s task details panel – new look and feel Our design team has been working hard on improving the look and feel of the task details panel which is central for many interactions. The Task Details panel is the centre of management of individual tasks. Much ahead of anyone else we’ve introduced the dual view […]

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