Release notes

Find all the release notes from the previous software updates and see the related versions.

September, 30 2021 – Critical update

⚠ CRITICAL UPDATE ⚠
Daybook 3 needs to be installed from the EXE file. You do not need to uninstall your previous version of Daybook, it will be done automatically. Your database will be kept.

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  • new version 1.5.9.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.8.7.
  • new New analysis “optical sectioning strength”, associated with the pattern “matrix of crosses”.
  • new New interface “photometric calculator”.
  • new New products in the product list: Argo-POWERSIM and Argo-POWERLM.
  • changed Update of Bio-Formats library to version 6.7.0.
  • improved Size of the CSV result files reduced.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.6.0.
  • new New user interface for the edition of reports.
  • new New documentation for the edition of reports.
  • new New “start guide” documentation.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.3.7.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

September, 2 2021 – Minor update

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  • unchanged version 1.5.8.

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  • new version 1.8.6.
  • improved Fix issues with Argo-Power.

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  • unchanged version 1.5.10.

Icon of Daybook 2 software Daybook API*

  • unchanged version 1.3.6.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

July, 27 2021 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.5.8.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.8.5.
  • new New user interface for the power meter.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.10.
  • new New user interface for the edition of reports (still in beta mode).
  • improved Improved PDF reports.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.3.6.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

June, 28 2021 – Minor update

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  • unchanged version 1.5.7.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.8.4.
  • improved Improved “Lateral resolution” analysis: improved precision of the results.
  • improved Improved “Line spread function” analysis: improved precision of the results.
  • improved Improved “Ring spread function” analysis: improved precision of the results.
  • improved Improved “Point spread function” analysis: improved precision of the results.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.9.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • unchanged version 1.3.5.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

June, 10 2021 – Minor update

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  • unchanged version 1.5.7.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.8.3.
  • new New dialog box showing the analyses are being processed.
  • new Now includes a driver allowing to fix the connexion issues of the Argo-POWER USB port.
  • improved Improved “Field uniformity” analysis: improved ring detection in noisy images.
  • improved Improved “Lateral resolution” analysis: the analysis now works better on noisy images.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.8.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

Icon of Daybook 2 software Daybook API*

  • unchanged version 1.3.5.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

May, 20 2021 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.5.7.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.8.2.
  • new New “Image quality” documentation.
  • improved Improved “Field Distortion” analysis: improved ring detection, new metric “geometric distortion rate”.
  • improved Improved “Lateral resolution” analysis: improved precision of the results.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.7.
  • new Improved “line chart” graphs: improved style, new statistics. It’s now possible to zoom within the line charts, and to scale the ordinate axis.
  • improved Fixed issues in the report edition.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.3.5.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Mar, 16 2021 – Minor update

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  • unchanged version 1.5.6.

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  • new version 1.8.1.
  • changed The size of all graphs in the software has been homogenized.
  • changed Fixed issue on reports: reports data is now activated by default.
  • changed Fixed issue in the settings panel : the selection of the title is now disactivated.
  • improved Improved graphs in “Accuracy of 3D reconstruction” analysis.
  • improved Improved “Lateral resolution” analysis.
  • improved Improved “Line spread function”, “Ring spread function” and “Point spread function” analyses.
  • improved Fixed issues on preferences file loading.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • unchanged version 1.5.6.

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  • unchanged version 1.3.4.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Mar, 02 2021 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.5.6.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.8.0.
  • new New “Point Spread Function” analysis, to process ‘point-like object’ images.
  • changed Complete refactor of the “Lateral resolution” analysis: new Lorentzian fitting, improved results accuracy and graphs quality.
  • improved The “batch analysis” feature now uses the same parameters than the ones you have selected for unit analyses.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.6.
  • changed Improved “monitoring” page.
  • changed Improved “line chart” cards.
  • improved Improved performance.
  • improved Fixed issues and improved performance.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

Icon of Daybook 2 software Daybook API*

  • unchanged version 1.3.4.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Fev, 09 2021 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.5.5.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.7.2.
  • new “Intensity response 2×16” and “Lateral resolution” analyses can be analyzed through the batch analysis feature.
  • changed Complete refactor of the “Intensity response” analysis: the “Maximimum intensity measurement of each ROI” is now automatically used, new approach to calculate the error bars and improved graphics display.
  • changed Partial refactor of the “Lateral resolution” analysis: automatic calculations of the “interpolation factor” and of the “Gaussian fitting threshold level”.
  • changed Partial refactor of the “Field uniformity” analysis: the “Maximimum intensity measurement of each ROI” is now automatically used.
  • changed Refactor of the “preferences” file: conversion from TXT to JSON, change of some variable names and improved organization.
  • improved Fusion of the heat maps and their associated color bars in the saved results.
  • improved Conversion of most of the PNG results images into JPEG images, in order to lighten the database.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.5.
  • changed Modifications related to the improvement in Daybook Analysis.
  • improved Fixed issues and improved performance.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

Icon of Daybook 2 software Daybook API*

  • unchanged version 1.3.4.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Dec, 15 2020 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.5.4.
  • new Trial images are now available from the menu in the launcher: download sets of images for Argo-HM, Argo-LM or Argo-POWERHM products.
  • improved Improved update system: installation of a new version of Daybook now does not require to install the setup file. The software will directly be updated in the launcher.
  • improved Update of the Electron library.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.7.1.
  • new New analysis available: “Accuracy of 3D reconstruction”, based on images from the “sphere” pattern.
  • new “Lateral resolution” analysis is now split into 4 analyses, one for each orientation (horizontal, vertical, ascending and descending).
  • improved Improved the automatic mode of the “4×4 intensity response” analysis.
  • improved Standardization of the results pages for all the analyses.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.4.
  • new New icons for the new analyses.
  • changed Improved ”Manage tests” window.
  • improved Improved “Refresh data” functionality: more reliable and faster.
  • improved Update of the Electron library.
  • improved Improved global style and fixed style issues.
  • improved Fixed issues and improved performance.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.3.4.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Nov, 12 2020 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.5.3.
  • new The security system of the database is now compatible with high security computer/network environment.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.7.0.
  • new The configuration (system/profile/channel) selected when saving to Data manager is now kept as record: the next saving window will select the latest configuration used.
  • new Graphs can now be exported in JPEG.
  • changed Line Spread Function analysis is now splitted into 2 tests: “Line Spread Function” and “Ring Spread Function”.
  • improved Power-meter test. Possibility to reload the graph “power vs acquisition time” by uploading the CSV result file.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.3.
  • new You can now create new systems from pre-created systems.
  • new Display of default line charts containing the primary metrics of each analysis.
  • changed The date picker is now more user-friendly.
  • improved Improved global style and fixed style issues.
  • improved Fixed issues and improved performance.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

Icon of Daybook 2 software Daybook API*

  • new version 1.3.3.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Sep, 8 2020 – Critical update

⚠ CRITICAL UPDATE ⚠ Previous versions of Daybook 3 will not be compatible.
In Daybook Analysis, you will not be able to reload your results through the CSV result files. To reload your results, you will need to reprocess all your images and save the results. In Daybook Data Manager, you will need to delete all the Quality Points, reprocess all your images within Daybook Analysis and save the results in Daybook Data Manager. The good news is that you can keep your already-created systems and acquisition profiles within Daybook Data Manager. If you have processed a lot of analyses before and need support, please send us an email at customer@argolight.com and we will help you to update your database.

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  • new version 1.5.2.
  • improved Improved performance and stability.

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  • new version 1.6.0.
  • new New non-normalized heat maps for the “Field distortion” and “Lateral co-registration accuracy” analyses.
  • new New colors for the normalized and non-normalized heat maps.
  • improved Improved non-normalized heat map for the “Field uniformity” analysis.
  • improved Improved layout in the CSV result files.
  • improved Fixed issues and bugs.
  • improved Improved graphic user interface.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.2.
  • new Display of several “Lateral co-registration accuracy” analyses within the same QC timeline.
  • new New tabs to switch between analyses in the QC timeline.
  • new New confirmation windows when using forms and exiting the software.
  • new New “Corresponding usual fluorophores” input (within the “Filter” section) including an almost exhaustive list of the existing fluorophores.
  • improved Improved interfaces for the creation of “Acquisition profiles” and “Channels”.
  • improved Improved “Results cards” with new information.
  • improved Homogenized date format in the entire software.
  • improved Improved global style and fixed style issues.
  • improved Fixed issues and improved performance.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.3.2.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Apr, 13 2020 – Release of Daybook 3

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  • new version 1.5.1.
  • new New interface window, clearer and more user-friendly.

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  • new version 1.5.1.
  • new New relevant metrics: Field uniformity (field uniformity), Standard deviation of the vector magnitudes (field distortion), Lateral pixel size difference (field distortion), Pattern dynamic range (intensity response), Roll-off (spectral response).
  • new Batch analysis feature: several images can now be analyzed in one go (only available within a Data Manager license).
  • new File watcher feature: auto-upload files that are added to a specific directory.
  • new Saving feature of the affine transformation parameters.
  • improved The software meets almost all the guidelines of the recently published ISO 21073-2019 norm, about performance assessment of fluorescence confocal laser-scanning microscopes for biological imaging.
  • improved Improvement of the precision and reliability of the algorithms within the tests “field uniformity”, “field distortion”, “lateral co-registration accuracy”, “lateral resolution”, “intensity response”.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.

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  • new version 1.5.1.
  • new Automated filling of the forms (systems, acquisition profiles and channels): auto-populate fields thanks to proprietary files metadata.
  • new New results card, containing all the results by test and by date.
  • improved Improved and completed database.
  • improved Updated and completed documentation.
  • changed Rearranged forms (systems, acquisition profiles and channels).
  • changed Rearrangement of the QC timeline, organized by test.

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  • new version 1.3.0.

* This API allows Daybook Data Manager to read the results of Daybook Analysis that are saved in the database.

Oct, 15 2019 – Minor update

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  • unchanged Current version 1.4.3.

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  • new version 1.4.3.
  • improved Fixed: reports generation for Argo-POWER.
  • improved Change digit display for Argo-POWER (now 3 digits).
  • changed Better error messages.
  • changed Updated documentation.
  • changed Changed: order of affine transformation parameters (a/b/c/d/tx/ty) + Fixed: Values of tx/ty are now correctly calculated.

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  • unchanged Current version 1.4.3.

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  • unchanged Current version 1.2.1.

Sep, 16 2019 – Critical update

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  • new version 1.4.3.
  • new New diagnosis tool to help you to check the software installation (in the “Help” section of the Daybook launcher window).
  • new New migration system: converts automatically the previous name of metrics and analysis into the new name version. (Ex: lateral resolving power into lateral resolution)
  • new New message for connection protocol (Ex: “A firewall is blocking the request…).
  • new New cryptology system.
  • improved Major improvements on the licence verification protocol. Detailed information about internet security in the software. Proxy can now be used: contact us to know more.
  • changed The updates banner now stays until you close the software to install the update.
  • changed The software framework (Electron) has been updated to the newest version.

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  • new version 1.4.2.
  • new New tables in the results page: they are now separated in “Primary metrics”, “Secondary metrics”, “Image metadata” & “Algorithm metadata” (we updated them in reports too).
  • new Thanks to customers feedback, we added a new option to save your analysis to a custom date!
  • improved Interface and general improvements (fixed: tooltips for Advanced parameters, corrected grammar and error messages).
  • changed The documentation about Daybook Analysis has been updated with added details. Don’t forget to read them!
  • changed Changed: buttons position for Lateral Stage drift during Z stacking.
  • changed Changed: name of analysis: “Lateral resolving power” into “Lateral resolution”, “Field non-uniformity” into “Field uniformity” and “Lateral co-registration inaccuracy” into “Lateral co-registration accuracy” (and a lot of metrics name changes).

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  • new version 1.4.3.
  • new New Quality Control Reports: you can now generate reports of several channels for one date!
  • improved Major improvements of the Monitoring Report.
  • changed Update of Daybook Data Manager documentation.

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  • new version 1.2.1.

Jun, 25 2019 – Critical update

This June update is one of our biggest updates for the Daybook 2 software and with all the new features and corrections, this is what we call a ⚠ CRITICAL UPDATE. Critical because the old version of Daybook 2 will be not compatible with the new one. So if you made a lot of analyses before, please send us an email at customer@argolight.com and we will help you migrate your database into the new version!

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  • new version 1.4.0.
  • new New update system: updating software will be much more easy now!
  • improved Major improvements of the stability and performance of the software.

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  • new version 1.4.0.
  • new New options in the upload window: you can now «Delete one file» and «Export as TIFF».
  • new New trial images to test all the possibilities of the software.
  • improved We created more explicit names of metrics and hierarchized them, make it more valuable.
  • improved Major improvements in the documentation and the software’s usability.
  • improved Improvements in «Lateral resolving power & SNR» algorithms.
  • changed «Illumination inhomogeneity» & «Lateral Chromatic Shifts» have been renamed in «Field non-uniformity» & «Lateral co-registration inaccuracy».

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  • new version 1.4.0.
  • new New system to generate PDF reports!
  • new New documentation has been created!
  • improved Major improvements of the usability and stability of the software.

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  • new version 1.2.0.

May, 14 2019 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.3.2.

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  • new version 1.3.8.
  • new A new and simplified launching interface, without advanced parameters.
  • improved Major improvements of the algorithm of “Line Spread Function” and “Field Distortion” analysis.
  • improved Many improvements and corrections of the software’s interface (grammar, width and position of items..).
  •  changed “Lateral Resolving Power” analysis now contains a measurement of SNR, so that complete characterization in terms of “resolving power”, “contrast” and “SNR” is achieved.

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  • new version 1.3.4.
  • new New feature: add one or many impact point(s) on your timeline.
  • new You can now duplicate your system.
  • new You can now “save as…” your cards.
  • improved Many bug fix and UX/UI improvements.
  • changed Better tooltip and error messages to help users fix their issues.
  • changed Thanks to Joachim for his feedback on the image cards ! The image is now correctly set by channels.

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  • unchanged version 1.0.1.

Feb, 7 2019 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.3.0.
  • new We’ve improved the log system, we’re more efficient when we know what’s going on when the application crashes. You will now be able to send us your logs if a problem has occured, to ease the troubleshooting. The logs are in the installation folder: “render.log”, “main.log”, “app.log”, “module.log”.

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  • unchanged version 1.3.7

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  • new version 1.3.0.
  • new We’ve worked hard to offer you a new display system on the Monitoring page. It is based on “cards”: charts were available, you can now also display tables and images.
  • new You can even zoom in your images!
  • improved You will now see how many microscopes are included in your license.
  • improved We’ve fixed some bugs for a better user experience.

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  • new version 1.0.1.

Jan, 9 2019 – Minor update

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  • new version 1.2.5.
  • improved Fixed bugs due to internet connection and to your computer’s ethernet/wifi card.
  • changed You will need to enter your license key again.

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  • unchanged version 1.3.7

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  • new version 1.2.7.
  • improved Fixed bug on reports creation.
  • improved Fixed and improved data display on reports.
  • improved Improved loading speed (The Flash is now jealous).
  • improved Improved quality points system: a more logical and good-looking timeline.

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  • unchanged version 1.0.0

Nov, 20 2018 – Release of Daybook 2

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  • new version 1.2.1.

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