History

Chris Smith edited this page Feb 8, 2016 · 1 revision

DMDirc has been around, in some form or another, for over 10 years. This is a brief timeline of key events in its history.

Commit counts reflect just the main client repository, so in later versions exclude plugins, installers, utilities, parsers, etc.

  • May 2005 - DMDirc started in Delphi by @ShaneMcC, @csmith and @Tsumaru720
  • February 2007 - DMDirc restarted in Java by @ShaneMcC, @csmith and @Greboid, project created on code.google.com
  • March 2007 - DMDirc 0.1 released (after 198 commits)
  • March 2007 - DMDirc 0.2 released (after 153 commits)
  • April 2007 - DMDirc 0.3 released (after 412 commits)
  • May 2007 - 1,000th commit made
  • May 2007 - Development blog started
  • June 2007 - DMDirc 0.4 released (after 503 commits)
  • September 2007 - DMDirc 0.5 released (after 615 commits)
  • September 2007 - 2,000th commit made
  • September 2007 - DMDirc 0.5.1 released (after 120 commits)
  • December 2007 - DMDirc 0.5.6 released (after 588 commits)
  • January 2008 - Issue tracking moved from Google Code to Mantis BT
  • April 2008 - SVN repository moved from Google Code to a DMDirc server
  • August 2008 - DMDirc 0.6 released (after 1,478 commits)
  • September 2008 - Switched from SVN to Git
  • May 2009 - 5,000th commit made
  • June 2009 - Twitter account opened
  • June 2009 - DMDirc 0.6.3m1 released (after 1,072 commits)
  • August 2009 - IRC parser moved into its own git repository
  • November 2009 - DMDirc 0.6.3m2 released (after 342 commits)
  • November 2009 - Started using Gerrit for source code reviews
  • January 2010 - GitHub organisation created
  • January 2010 - Plugins moved into their own git repository
  • March 2010 - DMDirc 0.6.3 released (after 603 commits)
  • March 2010 - SVN mirror turned off
  • July 2010 - DMDirc 0.6.4 released (after 432 commits)
  • October 2010 - Issue tracking moved from Mantis BT to JIRA
  • January 2011 - DMDirc 0.6.5 released (after 287 commits)
  • February 2012 - DMDirc 0.6.7 released (after 474 commits)
  • January 2013 - DMDirc 0.7 released (after 122 commits)
  • February 2014 - DMDirc 0.8 released (after 569 commits)
  • March 2014 - DMDirc 0.8.1 released (after 12 commits)
  • September 2014 - Build system switched to Gradle
  • September 2014 - Started using CircleCI for continuous integration
  • October 2014 - Releases moved from Google Code to GitHub
  • February 2016 - 10,000th commit made
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