After several years of working with continuous integration, we decided to come back to a semantic versioning to handle the increasing numbers of users and their requests. For this first new release, we decided to boil preCICE down to the features that our users actually use, leaving out older not thoroughly tested features (such as the geometry interface or the file communication). On the other side, all included features have been ported to the new parallelization scheme, such that the old server mode can be regarded as deprecated. At the same time, we have added many checks to prevent false user input and make preCICE fully usable for non-developers.
Btw, we also have a new logo: