v0.39 - Improved initial loading time + accessibility improvements

September 18, 2020

For the Infra App v0.39 release, we have focused on making improvements in the initial workload loading time and a couple of accessibility tweaks.

We are continuing to work hard to address performance issues on larger clusters. Thank you for giving us feedback to iterate on this with us. We have so many more features to come!

The changes for the 0.39 release

  • Improved initial workload loading time
  • Fixed issue where container images listing would be formatted incorrectly
  • Added the ability to Zoom in and out for accessibility
  • Tweaked gray colors to improve accessibility
  • Tweaked the upgrade modal when switching clusters when on free tier to improve user experience
  • Low-severity vulnerability fixes  

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Thank you,
Michael Chiang
Co-Founder, Infra App

v0.36 - Quality of Life Improvements + Pricing Update

August 20, 2020

For the Infra App v0.36 release, we have focused a lot of our efforts on quality of life improvements and bug fixes from all the submitted feedback. Thank you.

The changes for the 0.36 release

  • New events and YAML tabs when viewing a node from the Cluster Tab
  • New details section with labels & annotations when viewing a workload or node
  • New updated look & feel with icons on the sidebar
  • New color scheme for YAML editor to reflect standard product colors
  • Editing YAML now performs a strategic merge on the resource instead of a regular merge
  • Fixed issue where YAML editor would briefly flash
  • Fixed crash when viewing an ingress object with no rules
  • Fixed issue where utilization would flash between No Data and Loading when metrics-server is unreachable
  • Fixed issue where pod requests & limits wouldn't show when viewing a node
  • Fixed issue where the cluster status would flicker between "Connected" and "Loading latest data"
  • Fixed title bar button positioning on Microsoft Windows
  • Fixed issue where sorting by pods would not work as intended

Pricing Update

Many of you have also reached out to ask what our pricing model would be like going forward, and I want to take this opportunity to address it.

There will be two pricing tiers available - Free and Pro.

  • The Free plan will include all the features in the pro plan but limited to one cluster.
  • The Pro plan will be $10 USD / month or $100 / year with support and work with unlimited number of clusters. This will include all the features you've been using and future features like support for more resources and additional workflows.

When will this take effect? Starting next week, we will be rolling out the ability to pay for the Pro Plan but everyone will receive an additional 30 days to decide whether to upgrade to the Pro Plan or stay with the Free Plan.

I want to thank everyone on this early access list for sending us so much feedback and support us in creating a sustainable Kubernetes desktop client that can be here for the long-haul.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Thank you,
Michael Chiang
Co-Founder, Infra App

v0.35 - YAML Editing Now Available

August 6, 2020

Today, we are releasing Infra App v0.35 which includes the ability for editing and applying YAML files directly within the app.

This update also fixes many of the bugs early access users have reported. If you find any specific bugs, please do reach out to us so we can get in the fixes before we reach 1.0.

Next update, we will focus a lot of our energy on supporting more Kubernetes resources. If you have other requests, please contact us to let us know.

Other changes for this week:

  • Fixed rare bug where cluster memory usage would show NaN
  • Added link to docs when a connectivity error occurs
  • Back/forward buttons now ignore tab changes
  • Fixed a bug where application list would flash empty while Infra App reconnects a lost connection to the cluster
  • Fixed a performance issue on MacOS Big Sur developer beta on initial load and when switching clusters
  • Fixed window border visual bug on MacOS Big Sur

If you want to try the Windows version, it's available for download here:

Download link: https://download.infra.app/win32/

For Mac and Linux, it's available for download here:

Download link: https://infra.app/download

Please note, the Windows version is still new and will require you to go through the Windows SmartScreen. This will be resolved in the future.

When you see the SmartScreen, please click More Info, and Run anyway. The company name 2713355 Ontario Inc. is what we have registered as in Canada - where we reside.

Thank you for giving us feedback during early access. Please reach out if you have more feature requests or bug reports. I'm so excited and can't wait until we get to 1.0!

Please note: Linux version does not auto-update yet. Please download the updated binary from https://infra.app/download

Thank you for being an early access user, and helping us make the necessary improvements!

v0.34 - Major Performance Improvements

July 30, 2020

Today, we are releasing Infra App v0.34 with a large amount of under-the-hood performance improvements. Stagnant data problems are addressed in this release. For large clusters, we've changed the way we paginate data. You should expect major performance improvements.

Since this is a very substantial update, please reply or let us know if you run into any issues.

Other changes for this week:

  • Cluster connectivity status is now shown in the sidebar under the cluster name
  • Fixed an issue where stale data would show after sleeping, disconnecting from the internet or remaining open for a long time
  • Infra App will now re-load cluster data if the cluster KubeConfig entry changes
  • Fixed an issue where Memory or CPU utilization would show NaN% in a certain setup
  • Fixed an issue where Infra App would crash when viewing an application with config maps
  • Fixed an issue where if the number of nodes exceeded our soft-limit, it wouldn't be shown

If you want to try the Windows version, it's available for download here:

Download link: https://download.infra.app/win32/

Please note, the Windows version is still new and will require you to go through the Windows SmartScreen. This will be resolved in the future.

When you see the SmartScreen, please click More Info, and Run anyway. The company name 2713355 Ontario Inc. is what we have registered as in Canada - where we reside.

Thank you for giving us feedback during early access. Please reach out if you have more feature requests or bug reports. I'm so excited and can't wait until we get to 1.0!

Please note: Linux version does not auto-update yet. Please download the updated binary from https://infra.app/download

Thank you for being an early access user, and helping us make the necessary improvements!

v0.33 - Init Container Logs & Other Improvements

July 2, 2020

This week, we are releasing v0.33, which includes some quick quality updates following our Windows release last week.

The changes for this week:

  • Init container logs are now streamed live - this will cover some of the use cases many of you told us about, such as the ability to watch database migrations or startup scripts live.
  • The tray icon is now off by default (can be enabled in preferences)
  • Fixed a bug where changing tabs with hotkeys (cmd+1, cmd+2, etc) would go back to a previous workload's view
  • Fixed spacing in nodes table to show full node error states

If you want to try the Windows version, it's available for download here:

Download link: https://download.infra.app/win32/InfraAppSetup.exe

Please note, the Windows version is still new and will require you to go through the Windows SmartScreen. This will be resolved in the future.

When you see the SmartScreen, please click More Info, and Run anyway. The company name 2713355 Ontario Inc. is what we have registered as in Canada - where we reside.

Thank you for giving us feedback during early access. Please reach out if you have more feature requests or bug reports. I'm so excited and can't wait until we get to 1.0!

Please note: Linux version does not auto-update yet. Please download the updated binary from https://infra.app/download

Thank you for being an early access user, and helping us make the necessary improvements!

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