Opened 17 months ago

Last modified 2 days ago

#2875 new task

Release HeuristicLab 3.3.16

Reported by: swagner Owned by: swagner
Priority: medium Milestone: HeuristicLab 3.3.16
Component: General Version:
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by gkronber)


  • tbd

New Features:

  • tbd

New Contributers:

  • fholzing

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. Build configuration Release Any CPU
  2. Check if it compiles with mono
  3. 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)
  4. Hide HeuristicLab 3.3.exe.config
  5. Create zip file


  1. Attach zip file to Download wiki page
  2. Update wiki pages WikiStart, Download, ChangeLog, ChangeLogPending, etc.
  3. Create new milestone for the next release
  4. Change description of the current milestone into changelog style
  5. Complete current milestone and retarget all its remaining open tickets


  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. Create release annotation in Google Analytics and update download analysis
  5. Push to GitHub
  6. Update Features page
  7. Inform everybody else who might be interested

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 17 months ago by swagner

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by gkronber

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 6 weeks ago by gkronber

r16942: Improve comments in NamedItem

comment:4 Changed 2 days ago by abeham

r17016: Adapted the Test command scripts to use VS2017

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