Release 12

We just pushed Release 12 live. For a while now, emails haven’t been working, and that was causing server errors on anything that generates emails – user registration, messaging, commenting, etc.

Having all those things down at once was, we’re sure, very frustrating, so we’re very happy to have it working again!


  • front page now shows edited timestamp if relevant on posts
  • better Facebook previews

Tech Improvements

  • Updated gems
  • Switched to SparkPost from Mandrill for email sending
  • Translatable plurals throughout the site
  • Stopped maintaining a patch on a third-party library
  • Added Code Climate, so we can work toward clean, friendly code as we go
  • Test coverage calculations are now more accurate (and 20% higher!)
Written on June 17, 2016