November 21, 2021

Paid products, Publishing, Zen mode

Xevol keeps getting better and is now getting closer to its original vision.

Zen Mode

🥳 New

  • Publishing documents as products
  • Charging for accessing documents (think books, courses, and other paywalled information)
  • Zen mode (writers love it)
  • Styled exports

🛠 Fixes

  • Better syncing for offline

Plus a bunch of other overhauled pieces here and there. More description details once Xevol hits v1.0.

🧙 Coming up next

  • Search
  • Zettelkasten Graph
  • Versioning
November 7, 2021

New UI, Sharing & Export – Public Beta

Today is a day when Xevol goes into public beta.

🥳 New

  • UI for workspaces, editor, and general elements like overlay and context menus
  • Sharing documents
  • Exporting documents to HTML and TXT
  • Example documents for demonstration (visible to anyone)
  • Workspace invitations and members control

🛠 Fixes

  • Faster context switching as all documents are cached

Plus lots of overhauled pieces here and there. More description details once Xevol hits v1.0.

🧙 Coming up next

  • A much more sophisticated renderer for exports (styles, yay)
  • Versioning and other editor improvements
October 25, 2021

Workspaces, Collaboration – All Offline

Xevol is now an offline-ready collaboration-friendly editor.

This update took longer and included lots of improvements. From now on, the cadence of updates will be on a bi-weekly basis.

🥳 New

  • Workspaces
  • Collaboration with cursors
  • Offline support as a Progressive Web App

🛠 Fixes

  • The editor is now 5x faster and can handle documents with 10k+ words
  • Over-the-air updates

Numerous fixes are too long to list here. More description details once Xevol hits v1.0.

🧙 Coming up next

  • Permissions & Workspace Membership
  • Public beta
September 28, 2021

Apple Silicon, Purchases & Performance

Xevol keeps getting better.

🥳 New

  • Apple Silicon support
  • Replacing LevelDB with SQLite on the desktop (many pros but it’s noticeably faster)
  • Integrated files upload and offerings into structs
  • Performance improvements

🛠 Fixes

Editor received bugfixes and lots of dependencies were updated to provide better performance and less CPU consumption.

🧙 Coming up next

  • Progressive Web App (PWA) updates
  • Full offline support
September 22, 2021

Editor & UX Improvements

A much more stable build. I keep revising and improving the UI.

🥳 New

  • Copy & paste (plain Text & HTML)
  • Markdown export
  • Editor customization menus
  • Grid/Column layouts switch

🛠 Fixes

Editor received lots of bugfixes and is now much more stable overall.

  • Entity transforms
  • Inline blocks
  • Drag-n-drop

🔬 Research

  • Reactive embeds
September 14, 2021

Stable release

Functional build.

Closed beta ready.

September 5, 2021

Initial release

Initial build. Getting ready for continuous builds.