Elastic: Improved mail composer

It has been noticed in the early usability tests of the new Elastic skin that mail composing page is not very user friendly. We noted quite a lot of different issues there. I started working on these and this includes quite a significant change to the page layout.

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Managesieve ‘editheader’ extension

There’s a lot of sieve extensions available to help with incoming mail processing. Managesieve plugin for Roundcube provides a nice user interface to manage your scripts and supports a lot of existing extensions. Recently I added support for another one: editheader.

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Mattermost (chat) integration

These days a chat application is a must-have for a groupware system. Kolab did some work in that direction in the past, but that didn’t really give good results yet. So, on a customer request, we decided to try another approach and integrate an existing open source chat application (actually that’s what we usually do). Read more to see how that works and how it opens ways to integrate other chat applications more easily.

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Elastic: Calendar

Two weeks ago I presented you the Tasks plugin on Elastic. 40KB of css code later I present to you the Calendar plugin. It involved also some refactorings and improvements in php/javascript code for better unification.

Just take a look at some screenshots. KolabNow users can test this live via the beta programme.

elastic-calendar

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Elastic: Kolab Tasks

Tasks (tasklist) plugin was next on my list of Kolab plugins to add support for the Elastic skin. It took slightly more time than I expected, but it is because I worked on the Calendar in the same time. It’s because both plugins use the same (or similar) user interface elements. Continue reading

Elastic: Kolab Notes

Last few weeks I was working on porting Kolab Notes plugin to Elastic. I wanted to see how it goes with some more serious chunk of our code base before I put my hands on Calendar, Tasks or Files. It was reasonably smooth, see the result…

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