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Learn what is new on Colloq, what has changed recently and which new features have been built by the Colloq team.

  1. October News

    Here’s our sign of life. That said, this is also the main reason why we’ve been more silent than usual—life. Read on for what we’ve done over the past weeks.

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  2. News in August

    We’ve not stopped working after July and here are a few new things we added to our service over the past week, including UX-enhancements and Call for Papers data export.

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  3. A Little More for July

    For the second half of July, we have mostly worked on a lot of small fixes and improvements throughout the platform. As we have mentioned before, we love receiving your feedback and it’s great that with a small team, we have the possibility to act on it fairly quickly. This is why we are happy to announce another new feature that we will soon see the light of day: Messages for Call for Papers.

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  4. What’s New in July

    We continue to work on Colloq almost every day and currently focus on some bigger updates which require a good amount of planning first. We started work on one of them and a second one will hopefully follow right after. We’re sure you’ll love the things to come. But now for what we’ve done in the past weeks: Noti.st Support in Coverage …

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  5. Easily Change Your Colloq Newsletter Subscription

    Just yesterday we announced improvements to our email service and today we’d like to show you a new way to manage your newsletter subscription preferences in your Colloq account.

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  6. Service Announcement Emails & Better Search Results

    With the latest updates we improved the search result information and we are now able to send service announcements reliably to our users. This is serves as the foundation for more upcoming features. Read more about these features and some of the smaller changes we released over the past two weeks…

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  7. First Real Team Meeting, Your Data, Your Choices & Many Small Improvements

    Over the past weeks we’ve been working hard to give you more choice about your data and we’re going to continue investing time to build tools that allow you to provide us with your open data or to use your data via our services. Apart from that we improved our service and implemented feedback from our users. Here’s a summary…

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  8. New: Filter Event Coverage Links

    Today we’re introducing filters for event coverage. This is a feature for all paying users. Read on to see how this works and looks like.

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  9. What’s new: Cleaner Event Cards, Improved Navigation

    Today we are happy to announce a few new features, bugfixes and improvements to you. We mainly took care about improving the user experience for you by simplifying and clarifying our design to match your needs better and fixed a couple of annoying things as well.

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  10. What’s new: Various Bugfixes and Layout Improvements

    In the past three weeks we mostly worked on improving the reliability and stability of our platform and improved small parts of the visual appearance of Colloq that looked suboptimal.

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  11. What’s new: Bugfixes, Accessibility Improvements & Blog Categories

    In Sprint 47 we focused on fixing a couple of bugs, improved the accessibility of our platform and added categories to our blog.

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  12. What’s new: Event card variations and many small improvements

    This time we improved the look of our event overview page, fixed various small bugs, updated our software stack, added basic metrics to our monitoring dashboards, and finally managed to have automatic database migration tool with rollback functionality in place.

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  13. What’s new: A New Search, Easier Past/Future Events and Tweet Images

    It’s been some time since we published our last update. That is because we made an exception to our one week sprints and instead had a four weeks sprint over the holidays. But now we’re back on track and want to share the latest features and improvements available on Colloq.

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  14. What‘s New: Call for Papers and More Events

    Retrospectives are supposed to show you how the team felt in the last Sprint. This time we all feel pretty good about the things we’ve archived: we worked on two huge new features, deployed one of them and added a lot of new events to our catalog.

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  15. What‘s New: Improved Event Suggestion Handling and Subscription Feature Explanations

    Every week we are working to improve the overall experience on Colloq, fix some bugs and add new features. Since some of these changes aren‘t visible right away, we like to publish what we worked on and give you some insight of what‘s happening behind the scenes.

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  16. Sort Your Sponsors & Speakerdeck Coverage Support

    This week we added event sponsor sorting for our Organizer Premium and Pro accounts which allows you to add a custom order and show your most important sponsors first. We also enhanced the coverage link cards to show Open Graph images, detect Speakerdeck slidedecks automatically, and you can now see your own submitted links without a subscription.

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  17. More Coverage Services & Embedding Colloq

    This week we added two more services to our link parser to provide a better experience to our users, let you embed a Colloq link, and eased the creation of recurring events a little bit.

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  18. Sprint 40: Improved Create Events & Nicer Error Pages

    In the second sprint after our launch we focused on fixing bugs that our users reported and enhancing their experience on our service. Here’s what changed…

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  19. Sprint 37–39: The many things before, during and after our launch

    This week we finally went live with Colloq. Here’s what happened during the weeks leading up to our launch and the few days after it.

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  20. Updates for Sprint 33 – 36

    Since our last blog entry we’ve done a lot but not writing another update for you. It’s time to tell you the current status.

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  21. Our Latest Update on Sprint 32

    Last week we shifted from writing about our progress on Twitter to explaining what we do in more detail here on our blog. Today we want to share the latest updates on our current and upcoming sprint with you.

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