07.12.2021

Progress Overview

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

Recently Completed (5)
SPN Portmaster

Alpha + In-App Account Login

The Assignment:


Prepare to get rid of SPN pre-orders by implementing the In-App login into the Portmaster.

Daniel Patrick
Portmaster

Compatibility Assistant

The Assignment:


Portmaster users regularly run into different compatibility issues, breaking system integration, DNS or specific apps.


Implement self-checks so the Portmaster can notify users about these issues. Improving their understanding of their state might also help in their issue reporting.

Daniel
Website

Credit Card Payments

The Assignment:


Enable you to pay for the SPN with credit cards.

Alex
Back Office

Cryptocurrency Payments

The Assignment:


Now that the tech is in place, set up the required back office structures in order to activate this feature.

Raphael
Marketing

Product Feature Videos

The Assignment:


Show what the Portmaster / the SPN are all about; in video format. Display them on the website where fitting.

David Tabitha
In Progress (6)

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.

SPN Portmaster

Bug Hunting

The Assignment:


Hunt down bugs that dug up during our feature development focus weeks. Fix as many as you can.

Daniel
Portmaster

Rework Installers & PKGBUILD

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.

Patrick
Portmaster

Simplify Portmaster Settings

The Assignment:


Current Portmaster settings are complicated. Especially settings connected to the Network Ratings are hard to grasp for new users. Re-imagine and simplify.

Luke Patrick
Portmaster

Evaluate Custom Filter Lists

The Assignment:


Research how custom filter lists could be integrated into the Portmaster. After the evaluation decide whether to move this forward or not.

Daniel
Website

Comparison Blog Posts

The Assignment:


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

David Pranav
Website

Internal Tailwind Docs

The Assignment:


Create our own docs page where Safing styled tailwind elements are displayed.


Make it easy to copy paste HTML when creating new sites or elements.

Luke

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.