It’s been a while since the latest update on product planning!
One thing is for sure, the team has been doing reps working towards upcoming releases and they’re crushing it. Every week @iurimatias @andre @guylouis and I get together to take pulse, see where we are at and plan next steps.
We’ll start sharing a weekly update here for anyone else to keep up.
Weekly update dd May 18
Desktop team is analyzing, testing, getting packages in order and understanding threading (performance win!) using Nim + Qt; react-native-desktop path is still worked on in parallel
Notifications and Keycard integration (both Android) are key for the upcoming Mobile release. Please take Nightly for a spin to see the latest on this, report issues and keep an out for Keycard PR’s
Mobile team is looking ahead at a fixes release 1.4.1. Kind request to the Core team: please check these 9 unassigned issues to see if there’s anything you can pick up outside of feature work https://app.zenhub.com/workspaces/status-5729dbcd8c3f63656a8f6eaa/board?releases=5ebbaea4c820e066713f647c&repos=52308441
Starterpack, Referrals and image sending are still scoped for release 1.5. Exploring if we can upgrade the sharing experience with compressed keys, group chat links and QR code saving and sharing
Keycard is getting ready for it’s integration with Status release on Android, with support of @yenda. Release cut is planned for end of this week.
Keycard team is now looking into Layer2 solutions for payment network
Taking baby steps in transitioning to a decentralized model; We’ll start with increasing transparency on the latest in product development by sharing these takeaways on Discuss
As always, any dates are to be taken with a massive grain of salt. The linked chart shows the rough sequence of implementation for a 2-3 month timeframe. That’s all.