Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#2212 closed task

Release HeuristicLab 3.3.11 — at Version 16

Reported by: ascheibe Owned by: ascheibe
Priority: medium Milestone: HeuristicLab 3.3.11
Component: General Version: 3.3.10
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by ascheibe)

Codename:

  • Beach Bar

New Features:

  • New algorithm: parameter-less population pyramid (P3)
  • New problems: Binary test problems
    • Deceptive trap problem
    • Deceptive trap step problem
    • HIFF problem
  • Updated problem: External evaluation, OneMax
  • New views for statistical testing and analysis of run collections
  • New UI for C# scripts based on AvalonEdit
  • New script type: programmable problem
  • New APIs that make it easier to implement new algorithms and problems
  • Upgraded to .NET 4.5

Release Steps:

Stable Branch:

  1. Increment plugin and application versions
  2. Update versions in plugin dependencies
  3. Increment assembly file versions
  4. Increment installer versions
  5. Check and if necessary update year of copyrights
  6. Check and if necessary update build configurations and project dependencies
  7. Check if all unit tests are passed
  8. Update samples
  9. Create release tag
  10. Merge commits back into trunk

Release tag:

  1. Update target path in CustomPostBuildTemplate_UpdateLocalInstallation.cmd in project HeuristicLab-3.3
  2. Build configuration Release Any CPU
  3. Check if it compiles with mono
  4. Remove unnecessary files from build output (*.vshost.exe, *.vshost.exe.config, *.vshost.exe.manifest, *.pdb, *.dll.config (do not remove DotNetScilab-1.0.dll.config, that's a plugin dependency), app.config)
  5. Hide HeuristicLab 3.3.exe.config
  6. Create zip file

Trac:

  1. Attach zip file to Download wiki page
  2. Update wiki pages Download, ChangeLog, ChangeLogPending, etc. (download button for current version is always called HL-Download.png)
  3. Create new milestone for the next release
  4. Change description of the current milestone into changelog style
  5. Update ChangeLogPending to display tickets of the next release milestone
  6. Complete current milestone and retarget all its remaining open tickets
  7. Update default version in the trac Admin module

Documentation:

  1. Update tutorial slides (latest version, number of plugins, algorithms and problems, features)

Marketing and PR:

  1. Post info about new release on HEAL homepage, HeuristicLab Facebook fan page and LinkedIn
  2. Write a release announcement for the Blog and send a mail to our mailing list
  3. Update Wikipedia page
  4. Update Features page
  5. Inform everybody else who might be interested

Change History (16)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

  • Status changed from new to accepted

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

r11184 updated tutorial slides

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by abeham

We currently have 3 warnings in the trunk solution.

comment:8 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:9 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:10 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:11 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:12 Changed 7 years ago by swagner

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comment:13 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

r12008 incremented plugin versions

comment:14 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

r12009 updated copyright year

comment:15 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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comment:16 Changed 7 years ago by ascheibe

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r12010 updated samples

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