23. June 2022

Progress Overview

Find out what the Safing team is currently working on. This is a compact overview of bigger tasks grouped by projects.

#19
BLOG - 23. Jun 2022
David
Progress Update June - #19
Recently Completed (6)

The Assignment:


Introduce new users to the core concepts and features of Portmaster. Make onboarding easier.

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Host an official list of checksums for all our installers so users can verify their downloads.

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Improve our server infrastructure so SPN users get better stability and higher speeds.

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Let SPN users select at which server they want to exit for certain apps. Also make it easy to exclude certain apps or websites from using the SPN, per-app and globally.

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Enable SPN gift cards so users can receive SPN credit through gift card codes.

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Make sharing blog posts, podcasts or Safing pages prettier by adding OGP info so that the external site can easily display an image and relevant text.

In Progress (5)

Being in progress does not imply the project will be completed soon. Plenty will take a while a few might even get discarded. Read the monthly blog updates to follow the progress and conclusion of every project.

The Assignment:


Enable users to view connections across all applications. Make it easy to filter based on individual needs.

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The SPN interface in the Portmaster was a quick first implementation. Now that the SPN has been out a few months, re-imagine the interface and make it easy to see and configure the SPN in action.

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Write blog posts comparing the Portmaster with different alternatives. What does the Portmaster do better? Where are others better? Be honest.

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Enable customers to secure their accounts with different methods of 2FA.

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Now that the SPN has been out a few months, redesign the SPN product page to bring it up to speed. Re-think the presented features and include screenshots.

Postponed (1)

The Assignment:


The current installation experience is sub-optimal. Prompt users to reboot their system after installation to mitigate issues.


Revisit our linux distribution, improve the PKGBUILD and add packaging for RPM and Arch. Also, submit Portmaster to AUR.

There is More. A Lot More.

We have plans and ideas for years to come. We will never be "done" but always evolve and progress. I'm sure you have cool ideas for us too! Take a look what we already plan on doing in the longer run.

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