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Retrospected is a free AI-powered Real-time Agile Retrospective Board for engineering teams.



This project is both an actual product, and also a technology demo using the latest and greatest JavaScript/TypeScript libraries of the month.

It features the following technologies:

Previous versions featured the following libraries:

Documentation 📖

You can browse the documentation here.

Using Retrospected 🚀

You have two ways of running Retrospected:

Want to host Retrospected on your premises? 🖥

You can start an instance of Retrospected in 5 minutes by following the quick-start guide.

This will run a demo version, which you can turn into a fully licenced version by purchasing a Self Hosted licence.

Versions History

Version 5.1.0

  • [⭐️ Pro Feature] 🤖 AI Coach, powered by Chat GPT. Limited access to non-paid users.
  • Improve the login workflow
  • Improve the template selection
  • Improve the home page, with search on past retrospectives and nicer button
  • Allow a user to convert their Anonymous account to a regular account and migrate their data
  • Bug fix: fix bug where multiple demos were created

Version 5.0.3

  • 🇩🇪 Adding the German version of our marketing website
  • Self-Hosted: Improve licence checking to avoid being blocking when internet is not available
  • Better support for AD campaigns
  • Redirect regional TLDs (.de, .fr) to .com

Version 5.0.2

  • Simplify management of environment variables on the frontend
  • Add an error 404 page on the marketing site
  • Add Ad-Words tracking on the landing page

Version 5.0.1

  • Add Google Ad-Words tracking on the frontend
  • Fix self-hosted licence checking URL

Version 5.0.0

  • 👩‍💻 Brand new landing page, built with NextJS, separated from the main app. The app is now available at and the landing page at
  • 🇫🇷 / 🇬🇧 Multilingual support for this new landing age (English and French for now), with auto-detection of the user's language.
  • 🚀 Migration from CRA (create-react-app) to Vite, which is much faster and more flexible.
  • 💯 Migration to Google Analytics 4
  • 🏂 Adding a demo mode: one-click to create a demo session, with a demo account.
  • 🖥️ Improved support for self-hosted licence generation

Version 4.19.3 (hotfix)

  • Fix Pro account list

Version 4.19.2

  • Migration to Google Analytics V4

Version 4.19.1

  • Hotfix: Issue with password account creation

Version 4.19.0

  • Feature: Adding the ability to set a timer for a session. This is optional and can be enabled in the settings. (👏 Thanks to @Xyaren for the idea)
  • Feature: Confirm before deleting a post. Avoids accidental deletion of posts. (👏 Thanks to @vadamovsky for the idea)
  • Feature: Allow users to cancel their votes on a specific ticket. This feature can be disabled in the settings. (👏 Thanks to @Xyaren for the idea)
  • Feature: Self-Hosted only: Display the number of logged users (👏 Thanks to @dayByte for the idea)
  • Upgrade to the latest version of TypeORM
  • Convert all backend code to ESM
  • 🇩🇪 German language updates (👏 Thanks to @dayByte for his contribution)

Version 4.18.1 (hotfix)

  • Reinstates the Enter icon on board input on mobiles (👏 Thanks to Hans K. for the idea)

Version 4.18.0

  • Self-Hosted: Adding the ability to merge users (migrating their data into another user). This is only available for self-hosted instances, through the Administration panel (👏 Thanks to Frank Becker for the idea)
  • Upgrade vulnerable dependencies (thanks to dependabot)
  • Fix issues found by code scanning (CodeQL)

Version 4.17.0

  • Adding the ability to set administrators for a Pro subscription. An administrator can add and remove users from the Pro subscription, and be independent from the owner (who manages payments). Useful for resellers.
  • Display the owner of the subscription clearly on the Account Page
  • Upgrading GitHub Actions
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.16.3

  • Exposing "tenant", "authorization url" and "token url" for Microsoft OAuth. (👏 Thanks to Frank Becker for the idea)
  • 🇩🇪 German language improvements (👏 Thanks @Tobias G for the PR!)
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.16.2

  • Fixed a bug where sessions a user participated in did not show up on their homepage. (👏 Thanks a bunch to Frank Becker for reporting the issue and helping find the problem)

Version 4.16.1

  • Fixed a bug where sessions could not be deleted when there was any chat messages (👏 Thanks Florin Bicher for the report)
  • Update icon
  • Better Slack integration

Version 4.16.0

  • Complete overhaul of the translations. Switching to i18next. Translated all languages using Machine Learning (via Crowdin)
  • Added translations for the Ukrainian language, and a link to provide help for Ukraine 🇺🇦
  • Fix the empty file download when logging using Google OAuth
  • Upgrade the documentation to the latest version of Docusaurus
  • Add more integration tests, covering password accounts and account deletion
  • Added the language picker in the account page, in addition to the side panel

Version 4.15.0

  • Self-Hosting: Improve Admin dashboard for Self-Hosted, allowing the admin to add and delete users
  • Self-Hosting: Add an option to allow self-signed certificates for the SMTP server, for sending emails
  • Fix GDPR account deletion, which did not work when the user had any chat messages
  • Upgrade React typings to v18
  • Upgrading all frontend dependencies

Version 4.14.1 (hotfix)

  • Remove CSRF code, causing random issues

Version 4.14.0

  • Upgrade to React 18
  • Replace icons by emoji for columns headers (fully customisable)
  • Self-Hosting: Adding SMTP support for self-hosting, in addition to SendGrid. 👏 Thanks @dayByte for the idea. (#365).
  • Self-Hosting: Simplification of SendGrid setup, by removing the need of creating email templates. They are now hardcoded.
  • Self-Hosting: Improving email templates
  • Improving Text and Markdown exports on Summary Mode. 👏 Thanks Jakob J for the idea. (#384).

Version 4.13.0

  • Adding the option of paying for Retrospected Pro annually, getting one month free in the process
  • Update prices, especially for USD
  • Make the integration tests less brittle by using specific attributes
  • Upgrade (finally!) to React-Router v6.
  • Self-Hosting: Allow an administrator to disable Anonymous Logins (to force users to use regular accounts).

Version 4.12.1 (hotfix)

  • Adding users to a Pro Team subscription wasn't working anymore, because of Webpack 5.

Version 4.12.0

  • Changing naming convention for the database. All fields and tables are now snake_case.
  • Simplified the configuration of TypeORM, removed the generation of ormconfig.json.
  • Added Integration tests using Cypress to catch Docker-specific errors and have some basic smoke tests.
  • Upgrade to react-scripts (Create React App) 5.0.0
  • Upgrade jQuery (for the marketing / home page), to 3.6.0 for security reasons
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.11.5 (hotfix)

  • Making secure cookies an optional setting, as they won't work unless it is hosted on HTTPS.

Version 4.11.4 (hotfix)

  • Fixing a migration issue when installing from scratch

Version 4.11.3 (hotfix)

  • Adding hardcoded licence for a specific self-hosted client.

Version 4.11.2 (hotfix)

  • Encrypt chat messages on encrypted sessions
  • Ensure long chat messages are displayed across multiple lines

Version 4.11.1 (hotfix)

  • Reverting the migration from react-scripts (create-react-app) 5.0.0 to 4.0.3. The new version includes Webpack 5, which causes issues with polyfills. The issue should be fixed in 5.0.1 which is not available yet.

Version 4.11.0

  • Adding a chat functionality. Send messages to your colleagues without having to use Slack or any other external tool!
  • Add the author (when the "Show Author" option is enabled) in the summary panel. 👏 Thanks @hmlkao for the idea. (#336).
  • Deprecate Yarn Workspaces to limit dependency sharing
  • Upgrade most dependencies for security reasons
  • Upgrade Nginx image to fix security issues
  • Force secure cookies on production
  • Add Trivy vulnerability scanner on CI

Version 4.10.0

  • Add better GDPR compliance, with the right to be forgotten: allows a user to delete all of their data
  • Add the ability for users to signal if they are done with their posts, to help the moderator
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.9.0

  • Brand new documentation website.
  • Migrate all docker images from antoinejaussoin/retro-board-* to retrospected/*.
  • Allowing Self-Hosted instances to use SendGrid for email recovery
  • 🐛 The Unlimited subscription domain check was not accepting valid domains such as .ventures or .agency.

Version 4.8.0

  • Upgrade to MUI 5.0 (ex Material UI)
  • Migration from Styled Components to Emotion (for compatibility reasons with MUI)
  • Add hard-coded self-hosting licence mechanism for companies with restricted internet access
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.7.2

  • Replacing Google OAuth passport library, to try and reduce Google OAuth errors on production
  • Added a script to make bumping versions easier
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.7.1 (hotfix)

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug highlighted by Sentry, where anonymous account without a password would trigger an exception.

Version 4.7.0

  • Account Federation: all accounts with the same email address are now a unique account (sharing sessions, etc.). If you owned multiple accounts with the same email address (for instance one via Google OAuth and another via GitHub), they will be merged into a single account.
  • CSRF protection
  • Significant performance improvements on retrieving past sessions (10x to 100x)
  • Add the ability for anonymous users to delete the boards they created under certain conditions (#229).
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.6.1

  • Fixing a typo. 👏 Thanks Chad S.! (#296)

Version 4.6.0

  • Support OKTA for authentication
  • Speeding up the migration on production (using transpiled JavaScript instead of TypeScript via ts-node)
  • Making email checks for Pro Team subscriptions case-insensitive. 👏 Thanks Nico! (#287)

Version 4.5.0

  • Adding the ability to self-host Retrospected in a very easy way.
  • Change the default order for new posts. New posts are now (by default) appearing at the top of the column. 👏 Thanks @konrad44 for the idea. (#272)
  • Upgrade containers from Node 15 to Node 16
  • Spelling fixes on home page cards
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.4.0

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where the export button on the summary page was hidden by the participants bar. 👏 Thanks @hieuwu for pointing this out. (#262)
  • Added the ability to collapse groups (hidding their content). 👏 Thanks to Sultan S. for the suggestion. (#263)
  • Added the possibility for deployements where the backend has a single instance (no replicas) to not use Redis with Socket.IO.
  • Fixed a bug that would trigger the rate limiting when adding posts to groups, triggering a disconnection
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.3.0

  • Add the ability to restrict the number of posts per user on a given session (as an option).
  • Rename some folders in the repository to more sensible names
  • Prevent the UI from sending more than 100 Sentry errors, to avoid spamming Sentry.

Version 4.2.2

  • Add a better check for self-hosted licences.
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.2.1

  • Search now also works with the author's name, if the author is displayed. 👏 Thanks @ayxos for pointing this out. (#202)
  • Replacing the reducer logic with Recoil for global state management.
  • Adding the possibility of creating a post by clicking on the 'return' icon (⮐) instead of hitting "Enter". 👏 Thanks to @do606 for pointing out that Enter doesn't always seem to work (#246).
  • Re-adding the ability of creating a post by hitting Enter on a numeric pad. 👏 Thanks again to @do606 for that.
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 4.2.0

  • Add a page explaining how local encryption works
  • Re-introducing rate limiting, both for the REST API and the Websocket connections, in Node and Nginx
  • Reduce the quantity of data sent over WebSockets (for instance, only sending post ID instead of whole post when voting)
  • Reduce the number of SQL queries on the backend, simplifying the backend logic
  • Return an error message to the UI if a Websocket message doesn't succeed
  • Improve websocket reconnection logic
  • Upgrading to Socket.IO 4.0
  • Upgrading dependencies
  • 🐛 The participants footer was sometimes hidden by the blur overlay of a post. 👏 Thanks @Pajinell for pointing this out. (#240)
  • 👏 Thanks to @cindyccook for pointing out reliability issues (#232).

Version 4.1.4 (hotfix)

  • 🐛 Language loading issues

Version 4.1.3 (hotfix)

  • 🐛 New users were wrongly added with a quota of 0

Version 4.1.2 (hotfix)

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug with local storage

Version 4.1.1 (hotfix)

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where Slack OAuth was disabled

Version 4.1.0

  • Adding a 30-day trial
  • Adding Microsoft OAuth 2.0
  • Code splitting: all pages have their own bundle now, for a faster first-load experience
  • Removing all import React from 'react'; imports, as they are now redundant.
  • Introducing Recoil.js (as an experiment)
  • Limiting the number of posts to 50 for free accounts

Version 4.0.5

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug whereby adding multiple cards on a single group wouldn't work correctly (only the first card would be persisted in that group). 👏 Thanks to Daniel N. for reporting this by email.

Version 4.0.4

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where adding an action was changing ownership of the post to the person adding the action. 👏 Thanks @botactic! (#209)
  • Use TypeORM transactions for every database interactions, fixing some random races conditions.
  • Improving multi-arch support
  • Improving API calls and Sentry

Version 4.0.3

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where groups couldn't be deleted if you didn't create them in the first place.

Version 4.0.2

  • 🚨 Emergency fix, for a serious bug that made it seem like a lot of people were participant to your session. This was never the case, it was displaying every non-logged in people as spectators to your session erroneously.

Version 4.0.1

  • Added the list of participants to the bottom of the screen 🧑‍💻
  • Added a notification on connection or disconnection of participants 🟢 🔴
  • Update OAuth photo on every login
  • Replaced GitHub OAuth library by a more recent version, to avoid deprecated GitHub API.
  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where the author of a new session wasn't registered as a participant
  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where online participants were not showing

Version 4.0.0

  • [⭐️ Pro Feature] Encrypted Sessions: full client-side encryption of your data
  • [⭐️ Pro Feature] Private Sessions: ensure only your colleagues can access your session
  • Full support for password-based accounts
  • Slack Authentication (OAuth) 🔑
  • Replacing Travis by GitHub Actions for CI and Deployment 🚀
  • New Freemium model
  • Adding dynamic HTML title for better browser experience. 👏 Thanks @sam-pires! (#167)
  • Adding a search functionality to find the needle in your haystack. 👏 Thanks @ayxos for the suggestion! (#171)
  • Improving the Post component to hide up/down votes when they are disabled. Also got rid of the "flippable" panel, all actions are now visible directly. 👏 Thanks @Xyaren for pointing this out. (#150)
  • Automatic Backend code linting, and CI linting
  • Upgrade to TypeScript 4
  • Upgrade to React 17
  • Upgrade to Create-React-App 4
  • Upgrade to Socket.IO 3.0
  • 👏 A big thanks to @wooddar for beta-testing and his great feedback!

Version 3.2.3

  • Fixed a bug with GitHub authentication, where the display name was not set (#165). 👏 Thanks @hieuwu!

Version 3.2.2

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where any user editing the name of the session would become owner of the session.

Version 3.2.1

Version 3.2.0

  • 🇮🇹 Improved Italian translation (👏 Thanks @mventuri)
  • Ability to delete sessions, if you are authenticated and you are the author of the session (#116)
  • Allow changing the default language for new users via environement variables (#135)
  • Allow a moderator to blur cards written by others, to keep everything hidden until the end of the retrospective (#100)
  • Complete redesign of the Custom Session settings modal
  • Ability to modify session settings once the game has started. This is only available to the session moderator (author) (#92).
  • Ability to display past sessions for Anonymous users. This is limited to viewing past sessions on the same browser, any login to a different browser will create a different anonymous account, for safety reasons (#112).
  • Dependencies update

Version 3.1.1

  • 🇳🇱 Improved Dutch translation (👏 Thanks @jghaanstra)
  • Dependencies update

Version 3.1.0

  • Multi-architecture support! Hello Rasperry Pi 🍇 🎉! And Apple Silicon 🍎
  • Docker images are automatically compatible with ARM (arm64, v6, v7, v8)

Version 3.0.3

Version 3.0.2

  • Adding privacy policy, terms and conditions, GDPR support
  • 🐛 Fix various bugs reported by Sentry

Version 3.0.1

  • Improvements on the landing page experience
  • SEO

Version 3.0.0

  • Brand new landing page, and much improved look and feel 🎉
  • Authentication using your favourite social media account:
    • GitHub
    • Google
    • Twitter
    • ...more coming!
  • Ability to re-order posts by drag-and-drop 🚀
  • Ability to group posts together
  • Save your custom session settings as a default template
  • Giphy support 😃
  • Improved homepage dashboard 📈

Version 2.2.4

  • 🇷🇺 Russian Translation improvements (👏 Thanks @regmagik)
  • Fixing logout button translation
  • Adding fetch polyfill for IE
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 2.2.3

  • 🇮🇹 Italian Translation (👏 Thanks @mventuri)
  • Re-enabling source maps for Sentry
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 2.2.2

  • Allowing a user to disable voting (by setting the max number of votes to 0) (👏 Thanks @imranismail)
  • Fixing an issue with Docker and Yarn's installation
  • Upgrading dependencies

Version 2.2.1

  • Adding Sentry support for the backend
  • Making Google Analytics and Sentry configurable at run-time (as in Docker run-time)
  • Adding Copy to clipboard compatibility for more browsers
  • Preventing the app from crashing when cookies are disabled on Firefox
  • Handling disconnections better by not reconnecting automatically and displaying a message instead.

Version 2.2.0

  • Kubernetes configs. Deploy Retrospected to the cloud! ☁️ 🚀 ☸️
  • Making the backend scalable by making SocketIO use Redis to communicate between instances. This is disabled by default and is only useful for Kubernetes deployments.
  • The backend hostname is now configurable on the nginx config on the frontend.
  • Replaced all occurences of withRouter by useHistory and useParams
  • Added CI/CD support with Travis
  • Auto-deployment of Docker images to Docker Hub
  • Changing the UX related to Summary Mode
  • Added the ability to copy the content of the session in the clipboard, both in Markdown format and Rich Text
  • Added Error Boundaries to improve the user experience if the app crashes
  • Added support for (error logging)
  • Fixed an issue where multiline content was not displayed properly for anyone except the author
  • Fixed an issue where a post couldn't be deleted if it had votes attached to it
  • Issue 56 - Fixed an issue where new users who were not persisted yet couldn't vote (👏 Thanks @dkistner)

Version 2.1.4

  • 🇩🇪 German Translation (👏 Thanks @PaulBrandt)
  • 🐛 Bugfix: First post was sometimes not saved on regular sessions

Version 2.1.3

  • IE fix: the previous polyfill didn't quite work with IE9 to IE11.

Version 2.1.2

  • Older browser support (IE11, somewhat works with IE10 and IE9).
  • Adding an "outdated browser" warning
  • Adding a remaining votes counter when using a maximum number of votes rule.
  • Changing how Editable Labels work: they now only fire onChange on blur or Enter, minimizing the amount of traffic over the socket
  • Removing the REACT_APP_DEBUG environment variable (using NODE_ENV instead).
  • Adding a loading spinner while loading the game now that we can't predict which number of columns are going to appear on screen.
  • Making sure index.html is not cached by Nginx on production
  • Removing .map files on production

Version 2.1.1

  • MS Windows support/fixes (👏 Thanks @srraf).
  • PR-48 - Fixed a word-wrapping issue when we have only one (long) post (👏 Thanks @manicmaniac).
  • Fixes a possible race-condition issue with "vote" syncing.

Version 2.1.0

  • Adding full customisation of columns and rules:
    • You can now create a board with 1 to 5 columns
    • You can allow a user to vote for his own posts
    • You can allow multiple votes on the same post
    • You can limit the number of up and down votes
    • You can choose to display the name of the author, and the name of the persons who vote
  • Your language selection is now remembered between sessions
  • Various UI fixes:
    • Login modal improvements
    • Editable label improvements
  • Various Docker improvements
  • Upgraded dependencies
  • 👏 Special thanks to @jesusabp, @zalexki and @jfritz for their inputs and ideas!

Version 2.0.4

  • Upgraded dependencies
  • Allows multi-line posts and comments (use the shift key to add a new line) (👏 Thanks @andyk314)
  • Re-adding Hot Reload, which now works great with TypeScript and Create-React-App.

Version 2.0.3

  • Upgraded dependencies
  • Fixed an issue with Docker eating too much space with its unlimited log size. Log is now limited to 50mb.

Version 2.0.2

  • Added an "Action" field on each Post: this allows the user to define a list of actions that need doing in the next sprint, and allows displaying this list in the Summary Mode.
  • 🐛 Bugfix: In certain conditions, some race-condition would store a post with a null session ID (so the post was lost forever).
  • 🐛 Bugfix: Disabled the Web Worker, as it's not working properly when loading a game directly (and not loading the homepage).

Version 2.0.1

  • Adding support for Postgres migrations
  • Adding created/updated fields on Post and Session
  • 🐛 Bugfix: Summary mode wasn't ordered by votes anymore. (👏 Thanks @cindyccook)

Version 2.0.0

  • Complete rewrite
  • TypeScript
  • React Hooks
  • @testing-library/react
  • New component library (MaterialUI)
  • Docker-friendly

Version 1.0.1

  • 🇯🇵 Japanese Translation (👏 Thanks @sat0yu)
  • Simplified the ESLint configuration
  • Introducing Prettier (yarn format)
  • Upgrading to Babel 7

Version 1.0.0

  • React 16
  • Webpack 4 (for previous versions of webpack, see below)
  • Using @bionikspoon/react-toolbox instead of the original react-toolbox, as the project is no longer maintained and doesn't work with React 16.
  • Upgraded all the other dependencies, everything should be up-to-date
  • Improved the home screen

Version 0.10.0

  • Webpack 3 (for Webpack 2, look at version 0.9.0)
  • Converting entire project to 2-space indentation
  • Upgrade other dependencies
  • 🇵🇱 Polish Translation (👏 Thanks @olaf-cichocki)
  • 🇦🇪 Arabic Translation (👏 Thanks @FrenchTechLead)
  • Improved the loading screen

Version 0.9.0

  • Webpack 2 (for Webpack 1, look at version 0.8.1 and older)
  • React 15.5 (which needs the new prop-types module, among other things)
  • React Router 4 (completely different way of doing the routing)
  • Move the structure of the project to a modular structure
  • Upgraded all the other dependencies to the latest versions, except react-toolbox

Version 0.8.1

  • Hotfix (ESLint errors on production build)

Version 0.8.0

  • Using redux-saga-testing to test sagas
  • 🇹🇼🇨🇳 Chinese (Traditional and Simplified) Translation (👏 Thanks @aqutw)
  • Using Yarn
  • Updating dependencies
  • Fixing some Spanish translation mistakes (👏 Thanks @MrPolymath)
  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where the Vote buttons would allow a user to vote multiple times (on the UI only)

Version 0.7.0

  • Good test coverage, using Jest
  • 🇷🇺 Russian Translation (👏 Thanks @vectart)
  • 🇪🇸 Spanish Translation (👏 Thanks @andresin87)
  • Replacing PNG flags by SVG/CSS versions
  • Using react-hot-loader 3.0.0 (beta2) for Hot reloading
  • Fixing a few mobile/responsive issues

Version 0.6.1

  • React-toolbox 1.0.0
  • Debugging instructions

Version 0.6.0

  • Added the ability to edit existing posts inline (posts you wrote)
  • Adding a new Invite button to simplify and explain how to invite other people
  • Removing the snackbar
  • Removing ES7 decorators, as they are not standard yet
  • Removing hash on CSS and JS on production (not necessary since we have the version number)

Version 0.5.2

  • 🐛 Fixed a bug on the anti-spam when if using a proxy (nginx for instance), the wrong ip was used
  • 🐛 Fixed a bug where the linting would fail if the default configuration was used (👏 Thanks @veselignome)

Version 0.5.1

  • Full support of ESLint, based on AirBnB rules
  • Adding an anti-spam for SocketIO, because someone is having fun crashing my server (thanks!)

Version 0.5.0

  • Adding the possibility to join a previously joined session quickly (👏 Thanks @Sonaryr)
  • Performance improvement on title edit (Also thanks to @Sonaryr 👏)
  • New Logo!
  • Added Favicons

Version 0.4.1

  • Updated the screenshot on the readme
  • package.json version updated properly this time

Version 0.4.0

  • Improved the "Create Session" page, allows a user to create a session with a custom name
  • Ability to edit that session name in real-time (by anyone)
  • Added a "Summary Mode": this gives a summary of a current session, allowing a user to copy-paste the entire content easily
  • New shorter session IDs
  • New look-and-feel (new colours)
  • Using reselect to create memoized selectors
  • Improving performance by using shouldComponentUpdate via a custom base Component
  • Updated to the brand new React 15
  • Improving Windows support by allowing Windows users to use the same commands as *nix users
  • 🇳🇱 Internationalisation: added Dutch to the list of supported languages (👏 Thanks @Sonaryr)

Version 0.3.0

  • Adding support for more robust databases (NeDB, by default, in process, and MongoDB)
  • Change to the Like / Unlike logic: a user can now only vote once, and not for his own posts
  • Change to the Like / Unlike logic: like and unlikes counts are separated
  • Adding ES7 decorators, more readable than the previous curry-ed functions
  • Better support for Windows
  • 🇧🇷 Internationalisation: added Brazilian Portuguese to the list of supported languages (👏 Thanks @renancouto)

Version 0.2.0

  • Using redux-saga instead of redux-thunk
  • Persistence: Simple persistence to disk (no database needed)
  • Support for Google Analytics (with precise events monitoring)
  • Ability to logout, and to leave a session
  • Improve the reliability of the clients list (currently connected users)
  • Fix issues when the web fonts can't load (firewall blocking for example)
  • 🇬🇧 🇫🇷 🇭🇺 Internationalisation: support for English, French and Hungarian (👏 Thanks @iaretiga)

Version 0.1.1

  • Minor visual tweaks
  • Better console logs, server side
  • Big clean up of un-used files and old libs

Version 0.1.0

  • First production version
  • Basic functionalities are there and working
  • Login
  • Creating a session
  • Joining a session
  • Adding new posts
  • Like / Unlike posts
  • Ability to delete our own posts
  • List of connected users
  • No persistence (yet)

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I want to name my session so I can remember easily how to come back to it?

You can actually change the session ID in the URL with anything you like: for example

Try not to take a too common name though, to avoid anyone else finding your session by chance.

Thanks 👏

Many thanks to the following contributors who helped translating the app:

If you are a native speaker of another language, please don't hesitate to make a pull request to add a translation.

Special thanks to @andresin87 for pointing the flag-icons package to me, it replaces the PNG flags in a neater way.

Another special thanks to Browserstack, as they allow me to test this project in other browsers.

Thanks to UnDraw for some of the illustrations.

Please make your PRs from the develop branch, not master.