Tech Log

Keep track of our latest developments.

Find out what's new across all of our technology streams.

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14 Jan 2021
Bean Utils 1.0.12

Utilities and software patterns commonly associated with data objects.

Minor updates.

12 Jan 2021
IoC Config 1.1.2

An IoC library for providing injectable config values.

Read config from secret.props by default.

11 Jan 2021
Pod Builder Ext 1.1.8

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Bug fix.

Thanks to Carlos Garcia for reporting.

07 Jan 2021
eLearning trial version implementation

We are now able to offer official trial versions of our courses, with restricted course assessments and a limited access time period.

06 Jan 2021
Updated course instructions

New look and updated information for our welcome aboard instructions for courses - and extensions!

06 Jan 2021
New Launchpad

Amended the Mars Dashboard to show trial versions and display new messages.

04 Jan 2021
New public course reviews page

Course reviews with public comments are now published automatically onto the site, on their very own page.

03 Jan 2021
New eLearning FAQs page

Created a new eLearning FAQs page, and with new resource articles for step by step guidance.

03 Jan 2021
New reselling page

Created a new page all about reselling our courses including who our partners are.

02 Jan 2021
New online shop page

Redesigned our online course shop page, and with new Time Capsules.

30 Dec 2020
Created Launchpad community site

Created the first community site for the Project Haystack community to share events and ideas.

25 Dec 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.1.6

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Bug fix.

Thanks to Carlos Garcia for reporting.

23 Dec 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.1.4

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Records may be edited from the Folio / trio files view.

Thanks to Ian Habermann of AFM for the suggestion.

16 Dec 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.1.2

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Bug fixes.

Thanks to Carlos Garcia and Ian Habermann for reporting the issues.

08 Dec 2020
HTTP Client Ext 2.0.8

Axon functions for making HTTP requests to REST APIs

New function for adding query parameters to Uris.

Thanks to Stephen Frank for the suggestion.

27 Nov 2020
Launch of our YouTube channel

Launched our very first YouTube channel with playlists for software, eLearning and tech talks.

25 Nov 2020
New course certificate designs

Redesigned the course certificates with our new styling, and to capture each certificate serial number - new feature!

20 Nov 2020
New branding release

Worked with Lemontop creative agency to produce an updated company brand design - a new set of brand guidelines and an exciting new look!

18 Nov 2020
Alpha Colony 2.3.3

Select a custom avatar in your user profile (with Flicking).

17 Nov 2020
Axonator Ext 1.0.8

Encrypts and obfuscates Axon source code

Minor updates.

15 Nov 2020
Axon Core 2.0

More questions, more story, more awesomeness!

11 Nov 2020
Axon Journal 2.0

Complete re-write of the reference material. Still FREE!

07 Nov 2020
Fandoc 0.0.6

Alternative and extensible Fandoc writers that provide intelligent context.

API updates.

31 Oct 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.1.0

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Internal optimisations.

25 Oct 2020
Alpha Colony 2.3.1

New thumbs up / thumbs down rating feature to allow immediate feedback on course sections during training.

25 Oct 2020
SkySpark Analyst - Ratings

Added Thumbs up / Thumbs down rating sections throughout the course, across all 3 locales.

19 Oct 2020
Watts Up 1.0

Released our FREE mini SkySpark challenge - Watt's Up!?

12 Oct 2020
Alpha Colony 2.2.0

New Course Review feature to automatically prompt and capture a course review at the end of a training course.

11 Oct 2020
Alpha Colony 2.1.0

Released new Notifications feature.

08 Oct 2020
Pickle 1.0.0

Pickles Fantom objects to and from strings

API updates.

08 Oct 2020
Pickle 0.0.4

Pickles Fantom objects to and from strings

First public release of Pickle, base code liberated from core Fantom serialisation framework.

05 Oct 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.0.6

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Bug fix.

Thanks to Leroy Simms of ABI Advantage LLC for reporting.

05 Oct 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.0.4

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

New archive functionality for records.

30 Sep 2020
Belimo Cloud Fin Ext 1.0.0

FIN 5 Connector for the Belimo Cloud API

First public release.

28 Sep 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

New login page design by Wade.

21 Sep 2020
Alpha Colony 2.0.3

Sticky sidebar to ease course navigation.

13 Sep 2020
EfanXtra 2.0.6

A library for creating reusable Embedded Fantom (efan) components

API updates.

28 Aug 2020
SkySpark Analyst 2.0

Publicly released SkySpark Analyst 2.0.

More questions, more story, more awesomeness!

Updated content to be compatible with the latest SkySpark 3.0.25.

26 Aug 2020
Alpha Colony 2.0.0

Released whole new look for the Dashboard and course pages, based on new Alpha Colony site designs from Chis Wade at Pixel Much.

26 Aug 2020
Axon Core - SkySpark 3.0.25

Updated course to be compatible with the latest SkySpark 3.0.25.

21 Aug 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.0.2

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

Bug fixes.

Thanks to Jaap Balvers of BAM for reporting an issue.

18 Aug 2020
Tutorial 1.4

Renamed "Induction Training" to "Tutorial".

Rewrote and simplified course to make it more of a "How to" guide.

12 Aug 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

New cartoon Monologue images, drawn by Sadun.

12 Aug 2020
Duvet 1.1.12

Something soft and comfortable to wrap your Javascript up in!

API updates.

04 Aug 2020
Pod Builder Ext 1.0.0

Transform your Axon functions, Views, and Apps, into custom SkySpark extensions

First public release.

28 Jul 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Added a Story-mode toggle switch.

28 Jul 2020
SkySpark Analyst - French translation

Translated the entire course content into French to offer as an additional locale option.

27 Jul 2020
Pegger 1.1.4

Parsing Expression Grammar (PEG) for when Regular Expressions just aren't enough!

API updates.

14 Jul 2020
HTTP Client Ext 2.0.6

Axon functions for making HTTP requests to REST APIs

Bug fix.

Thanks go to Joe Firrantello for reporting.

08 Jul 2020
HTML Parser 0.2.8

Because only Chuck Norris can parse HTML with regular expressions

API updates.

04 Jul 2020
Axont Ext 0.0.10

Unit test runner and assertion functions for Axon

Minor updates.

21 Jun 2020
Axon Journal 1.0

Free supplemental Axon reference course given FREE upon completion of Axon Core.

17 Jun 2020
Rebrand of product icons

Rebranded our course product icons with updated graphics.

10 Jun 2020
Mongo 1.1.12

A pure Fantom driver for MongoDB

API updates.

01 Jun 2020
Fandoc 0.0.4

Alternative and extensible Fandoc writers that provide intelligent context.

API updates.

01 Jun 2020
Google Analytics 0.1.10

An IoC service to render Google's Universal Analytics script

API updates.

01 Jun 2020
Sleep Safe 1.0.6

Sleep safe knowing you're guarded against CSRF, XSS, and other web attacks

API updates.

19 May 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Model answers may be shown for Axon questions.

19 May 2020
HTTP Client Ext 2.0.4

Axon functions for making HTTP requests to REST APIs

API updates.

18 May 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Axon questions may now be attempted X number of times during an assessment.

17 May 2020
Mongo 1.1.10

A pure Fantom driver for MongoDB

Support for MongoDB 4.2.

17 May 2020
Json 2.0.10

A JSON to Fantom object mapping library

API updates.

16 May 2020
Axon Docs Ext 0.1.4

View Axon Documentation categorised for dot operator use

Minor updates.

15 May 2020
Alpha Colony 1.2.8

Removed print styling.

15 May 2020
EfanXtra 2.0.4

A library for creating reusable Embedded Fantom (efan) components

API updates.

13 May 2020
Axont Ext 0.0.8

Unit test runner and assertion functions for Axon

Minor updates.

Thanks to John MacEnri of Crawley Carbon for the pull request.

04 May 2020
Belimo Cloud Ext 1.0.2

SkySpark Connector for the Belimo Cloud API

Updated to use SkySpark's new v3 connector framework and Belimo's new Auth0 authentication.

28 Apr 2020
Induction Training 1.3

Rewrote course to cover more question types, and to focus more on Alpha Colony and less on Fantom Factory values.

28 Apr 2020
Induction Training 1.2

Reduced the number of achievements earned.

27 Apr 2020
Pillow 1.2.2

Something for your web app to get its teeth into!

API updates.

27 Apr 2020
BedSheet 1.5.16

A framework and IoC container for web applications

API updates.

26 Apr 2020
Butter 1.2.12

Helps ease HTTP requests through a stack of middleware

API updates.

16 Apr 2020
Pegger 1.12

Parsing Expression Grammar (PEG) for when Regular Expressions just aren't enough!

API updates.

16 Apr 2020
Google ReCAPTCHA 0.0.4

Client and Server code to process Google reCAPTCHA responses

First public release.

16 Apr 2020
Markdown Parser 0.1.0

Parses Markdown text into Fandoc objects

Re-wrote entire parser to use the awesome Pegger v1.1.

13 Apr 2020
Duvet 1.1.10

Something soft and comfortable to wrap your Javascript up in!

API updates.

13 Apr 2020
HTML Parser 0.2.6

Because only Chuck Norris can parse HTML with regular expressions

API updates.

13 Apr 2020
Bounce 1.1.12

A headless browser for testing web sites and BedSheet applications

API updates.

13 Apr 2020
Sitemap v1.1.2

Creates XML sitemaps for BedSheet Applications

Updated to use the latest BedSheet and Pillow.

11 Apr 2020
Axon Docs Ext 0.1.2

View Axon Documentation categorised for dot operator use

Minor updates.

10 Apr 2020
Sitemap 1.1.0

Creates XML sitemaps for BedSheet Applications

API updates.

10 Apr 2020
Slim 1.3.2

A concise and lightweight templating language for generating HTML

Updated to use the awesome Pegger v1.1.

06 Apr 2020
Alpha Colony 1.2.0

Platform ready for Axon-Core release!

06 Apr 2020
Axon Core 1.0.0

Axon Core goes LIVE!

02 Apr 2020
Axon Core - Beta release

Axon Core gets ready for public viewing!

31 Mar 2020
Induction Training 1.1 - US Locale

Translated course into American English.

25 Mar 2020
Axon Core - US Locale

Translated the whole course into American English.

16 Mar 2020
SkySpark Analyst - US Locale

Released SkySpark Analyst with a whole new American English locale.

Gotta keep the Americanz happy!

06 Mar 2020
Alpha Colony 1.1.4

Platform ready to preview new Axon-Core course.

06 Mar 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Allow courses to be versioned.

06 Mar 2020
Alpha Colony 1.1.0

Axon Command Console - first revision.

06 Mar 2020
Axon Core - Questions

With most of the content drafted out, now begins the difficult task of creating the Axon questions! Exercises, Checkpoints, Assessments, etc...

21 Feb 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Course description / preview pages.

19 Feb 2020
Induction Training 1.0

Free mini course that introduces you to Fantom Factory and the Alpha Colony.

12 Feb 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Added Google reCAPTCHA support to login and register pages.

10 Feb 2020
Alpha Colony 1.0.0

Initial launch of our new eLearning platform, completely written in Fantom and hosted ourselves.

10 Feb 2020
SkySpark Analyst 1.0.0

First public release of the whole new SkySpark Analyst.

09 Feb 2020
EfanXtra 2.0.2

A library for creating reusable Embedded Fantom (efan) components

API updates.

08 Feb 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

CSS theme support.

02 Feb 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Implemented final course assessments.

25 Jan 2020
Form Bean 1.2.6

Renders Fantom objects as HTML forms complete with client and server side validation

API updates.

24 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Users may now earn eXperience Points (XP).

24 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Created Achievements and plugged them into the event engine.

23 Jan 2020
Json 2.0.8

A JSON to Fantom object mapping library

Support for dynamic typing via _type fields.

17 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Implemented Course checkpoints.

13 Jan 2020
Axonator Ext 1.0.6

Encrypts and obfuscates Axon source code

Minor updates.

12 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Framework for rendering and sending (via MailGun) transactional emails.

12 Jan 2020
Axon Core - Initial commit

Initial commit of Axon Core notes for use in the new Alpha Colony platform.

11 Jan 2020
HTTP Client Ext 2.0.2

Axon functions for making HTTP requests to REST APIs

API updates.

10 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Implemented client side Vimeo Player with eventing.

07 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Implemented Drap-drop question type.

05 Jan 2020
HTTP Client Ext 2.0.0

Axon functions for making HTTP requests to REST APIs

Rewritten entire code base to use an all new internal HTTP Client library from Fantom Factory.

03 Jan 2020
Alpha Colony Construction

Implemented Multiple-choice and Fill-in-the-blanks question types.

02 Jan 2020
EfanXtra 2.0.0

A library for creating reusable Embedded Fantom (efan) components

Re-written to use efan 2.0.

02 Jan 2020
Pillow 1.2.0

Something for your web app to get its teeth into!

API updates.

02 Jan 2020
efan 2.0.4

A library for rendering Embedded Fantom templates

API updates.

01 Jan 2020
SkySpark Analyst - Initial copy

Initial commit of material for the new Alpha Colony platform.

Content imported over from the WordPress site.

31 Dec 2019
Alpha Colony 0.0.4

Functionly, you may login, and then start, view, and complete a course.

01 Dec 2019
Alpha Colony Construction

Development begins on a whole new, Fantom based, application website for eLearning.

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