Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: Text Formatting in Microblog and Comments

Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: Text Formatting in Microblog and Comments

This post is part of a series of articles that will introduce some noteworthy improvements to eXo Platform 4.4. Watch this blog for more product news in the upcoming weeks.

Because your ideas are important, we believe they deserve to be presented in a decent way. Bloggers well know that a nicely formatted message that uses emphasized words and bullets has more impact and retains readers longer than a lengthy, unformatted paragraph.

That’s what led us to revisit the editing experience of the Microblog component. Wondering what this means for you? Let’s end the suspense. Here’s what the top of your activity stream will look like in eXo Platform 4.4:
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Cartoon of the week: Instagram is going after snapchat … again!

Instagram is copying Snapchat feature again!

I personally have a thing for Instagram as it’s a great channel to share my highlights, and I know I’m not the only one who thinks so (but no, I won’t post a link here to my instagram account :p).

However, the photo app has decided otherwise and it’s looking to improve its offering by launching live video and new messaging features that will allow users to share ephemeral videos and vanishing messages.

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Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: New Document Version History

New document version history with eXo Platform 4.4

This post is part of a series of articles that will introduce some noteworthy improvements to eXo Platform 4.4. Watch this blog for more product news in the upcoming weeks.

Collaboration around documents remains a critical aspect of enterprise workflows. Hence, delivering a frictional-less user experience around document life cycles is important for us.

That’s why, in line with recent simplifications of the document versioning functionality, Platform 4.4 is introducing a redesign of the user interface that allows you to manage the version history of documents.
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When Collaboration Drives Your Digital Business Transformation

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In recent years, we’ve seen how traditional leadership, the silo mentality and the ‘I’m used to doing it this way’ attitude have come to an end. Needless to say, the digital revolution has infiltrated the way a business works and, thus, reshaped every aspect of it.

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Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: Desktop Notifications for eXo Chat

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This post is part of a series of articles that will introduce some noteworthy improvements to eXo Platform 4.4. Watch this blog for more product news in the upcoming weeks.

Because our mission is to improve personal productivity at work, we are usually reluctant to introduce features that create interruptions. But there is one class of application for which notifications are essential: instant messaging. It’s real time by nature, and when we mark ourselves available, it means we accept the social noise. Hence, by popular demand, we are happy to introduce desktop notifications for eXo Chat.
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Platform 4.4 Sneak Peek: Share Documents to Users

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This post is part of a series of articles that will introduce some noteworthy improvements to eXo Platform 4.4. Watch this blog for more product news in the upcoming weeks.

Sharing the right information to the right audience is essential to efficient communication. That’s the main reason that drove us to introduce Share Action in Documents. eXo Platform 4.4 is taking this one step further by making it more powerful.
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