Major Improvements to Beta I
Another week, another progress report. Today, we pushed an update to Beta I. This update contains equal amounts visible changes and under the hood improvements.
On the surface, you’ll notice a crisper and more professional look to the user interface. Many of the buttons now look sharper and act more intuitively. The message list and associated text will appear cleaner and make it easier to focus on what’s important. Finally, you’ll notice clearer reply functionality; you can choose to reply to a message’s sender or to everyone listed on messages with multiple recipients.
What you can’t see about today’s release is just as exciting. This week, we’ve made major changes to the way messages and data are loaded and handled. With this update, you will notice a significant speed increase. These enhancements will allow you to drill through your inbox more swiftly than before.
Finally, for those of you interested in a behind the scenes look at some of the processes and thoughts that we have as a team, we’ve been posting to our blog more regularly.
- Taking a Stance on Email: Why Incomplete/Complete is the most important feature in Mail Pilot
- Divide and Conquer: The key to our productivity and success thus far has been dividing and conquering based upon our skills and our strengths
- Review: The Secret to Action-based Email: The importance of Review in attaining a productive workflow for email
- Making Less More: How Mail Pilot's 10 features do more than dozens of features in other email applications
As always, feel free to contact us at email@example.com with any questions or support issues. Development is still our top priority, but we will continue to respond to these messages as soon as we can.
Until next week--
Alex & Josh
PS: A side note on UI: Several of you have inquired about different higher contrast versions. We plan to enable visual settings and “themes” with later releases).
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