Projango Release Candidate 1

Klaus Villinger

- New: Projango is now moved to JBoss 7. Older versions are not supported any more.
- New: Story estimation and the sum of task estimations are now shown in separate fields on the story note.
- New: Fast selection of priorities, moscow classification, risk, task characteristic, service classes and story state via context menus on the correlating icons.
- New: The toolbar shows now managed progress bars for task and task estimations on an iteration level.
- New: Stories now support Kanban like service classes.
- New: Stories can now be added to the board by using the context menu.
- New: The acceptance criteria icon is now shown on the notes if there is at least one acceptance critera set.
- New: Moving stories between projects is now possible by using the backlogs of both projects as an intermediate location.
- New: Improved differentiation between managed and unmanaged calculations for all charts and progress bars.
- New: Additional automatic updated iteration information panel which shows the remaining days of a sprint, the delta to the optimal velocity and the remaining unresolved tasks. The information panel can be switched between managed and unmanaged mode.
- New: Additional interactive chart to show the stories per story states of an iteration. The chart can be switched between managed and unmanaged mode.
- New: Additional interactive chart to show the tasks per task states of an iteration. The chart can be switched between managed and unmanaged mode.
- New: Additional interactive chart to show the resolved task estimation relation of an iteration. The chart can be switched between managed and unmanaged mode.
- New: Additional interactive chart to show the resolved task count relation of an iteration. The chart can be switched between managed and unmanaged mode.
- New: All relevant iteration information is now combined on a automatically updated dashboard offering a one-stop shopping for the overview of the sprint progress. The dashboard can be switched between managed and unmanaged mode.
- New: All kind of charts are now updated on changes automatically without an explicit refresh.
- New: Aggregated calculations for hours per storypoint, managed and unmanaged delta to optimal velocity, initial task velocity and all task velocity on iteration level.
- New: Scrum board secures closed iterations and projects against inadvertent changes.
- New: The layout of work item lists can now be saved on a per-browser basis.
- Enhancement: More naturally expected double click behavior on notes. A double click on a note now only enlarges and shrinks the note. To quick edit a note additionally the Ctrl-key have to be pressed. To open the detail editor the Alt-key have to be pressed on a double click.
- Enhancement: The burn down chart appearance was refreshed, is automatically updated and has a feature to calculate values interactively by moving a bar on the chart.
- Enhancement: Both progress bars on a story line for tasks and task estimations represent now the unmanaged progress, this shows more explicitly how much of the whole effort to complete a story is done.
- Enhancement: The burndown chart and all other charts are now shown immediately. All calculations are done as a background task on the server.
- Enhancement: Improved and much more easier positioning of a task note on drop.
- Enhancement: Unified workflow for comments, acceptance criteria, links and time registration.
- Enhancement: Excel reports can now handle more than 30 stories.
- Enhancement: Excel reports and board use the same numbering scheme for tasks.
- Enhancement: Dates of iterations and projects are now handled in centralized server timezone context.
- Fix: Automatic detection and update of obsolete client information now works correctly.
- Fix: Drag & Drop of task notes now also works in Internet Explorer.
- Fix: Daily estimations of tasks created after sprint start are now shown correctly in Excel reports.
- Fix: Excel report is now generated even if the sprint length exceeds 190 days
- Fix: Several other minor fixes.

Klaus Villinger is co-founder and director of the Xenatec GmbH. He is responsible for the technical innovation of the Xenatec products, software development and production and customer support. Apart from that, he supervises the service sector IT-Consulting.

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