Developer note: the difference of v2.1705.188 to v2.1705.189 | Vítor Norton

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Developer note: the difference of v2.1705.188 to v2.1705.189

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Developer note: the difference of v2.1705.188 to v2.1705.189

Hey my people, Saturday I released one new version of Formula – Universal Code Editor, with incredible fixed for bugs that was annoying a lot of people, like saving files with only one line. And besides that, now it has a privacy policy, as I understand that this is a product that is growing up fast and it is important to keep you privacy.

But the v2.1705.188 was already build, tested, and, just waiting to send to the store as I typed the changelog post. And one friend of mine, Irina, told me about one bug, that I did know about. When opening files with “\n” or anything that includes “\”, the app you create a new “\” right after it, when opening. That would make a lot of slashes across your code. This is annoying and can compromise your work. So I decide to push the update a little bit just to fix it.

The reason why this issue was happening, is because the very first update of Formula, that included the fix: “Bug that won’t allow to open files with \”. The fix was this lines of code:

This lines of code was made because the previous syntax highlighter would crash if the file contais any “\” without the other “\\”. And after I changed the syntax highlighter this was improved but not fixed, but opening files and saving then is more complex than you can think. And as the product was evolving, this two lines of code was, well… old. So this only change, the removal of this couple of lines was the fix. And that is the difference between the 188 to 189 compilation (you guys did not received the 188).

I’m never tired to say how much your feedback is incredible and valuable. So please, send me feedback about everything. And if you want you can join Formula beta club. They are receiving builds as soon as I commit a change.

Vítor Norton

I don't dream, I do a lot of things. I'm a Windows and web developer, I have the Windows Insider MVP award (previously the Microsoft MVP: Windows Experience). I have one company (B-WEB) and a startup (M!xer). I'm a writer, a coder, an artist, magician and a creator.