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Version: 1.3.0


All notable changes to FAIRshare are documented here.


The format is based on Keep a Changelog and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

Version 1.3.0

Feature additions

  • Add support for a user to submit their own unique identifier in the codemeta for a dataset.
  • Switch the server check full screen loading spinner to a card style notification for better usability.
  • Added a way to notify the user if something went wrong with the update process for the backend.
  • You can now register your software application on directly using FAIRshare. This is a great way to have your application in a public registry.
  • FAIRshare now has badges! Wohoo! When you finish submitting your data you will be prompted with a badge that you can add to your GitHub repository.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a tool to show the size of the screen was being displayed on the app if the backend server didn't load fast enough.
  • Fixed an issue where buttons provided by Element Plus were being overwritten by Tailwind's css reset.
  • Fixed an issue where a comment added by FAIRshare to the CITATION.cff file was not being shown in the UI.
  • Fixed some bugs where the wrong keyword was being displayed when previewing metadata files.
  • Updated some analytics events to better understand who is using our software for future grant applications.

Version 1.2.0

Feature additions

  • You will now be warned when you select a GitHub repo that doesn't have the appropriate permissions. This should prevent you from accidentally uploading to a repo that you don't have permission to.
  • Added a button to let you view the repo if you decide to not publish with FAIRshare.
  • Added support for reading pre-existing codemeta files directly from your GitHub repository.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where app log files were not being created in the correct location.
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect file keys were being read from the codemeta.json file.
  • Fixed some issues where certain GitHub repositories were not returning a license correctly. This was causing FAIRshare to assume an invalid license existed on the repository.
  • Fixed an issue where an publishing a new version of a Zenodo deposition where no orcids for authors were provided could cause the app to freeze.

Version 1.1.0

Feature additions

  • Added indicators to show when FAIRshare is updating to a new version.

Bug fixes

  • On Linux the backend server was not being bundled correctly. This has been fixed to start on app launch.
  • Fixed an issue where the splash screen on macOS was rendering a shadow.

Version 1.0.0

Feature additions

  • First stable release of FAIRshare.
  • Added the ability to upload your dataset to Zenodo with the appropriate metadta.
  • Added support for curating GitHub repositories to Zenodo.

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