Actually, it is safe to say that Papermerge was entirely rewritten - that's why this release took 18 months to reach beta!In any case, here is in nutshell what's new: What's New frontend is separate applicationfrontend features desktop like look and feelfrontend features dual panel modefrontend features realtime document OCR status updatesapplication is fully RESTulREST … Continue reading Version 2.1.0b1 is Out!
Organization & Structure
In this article I will discuss the way Papermerge project repositories are organized and ideas driving those organizational structures. I need to give appropriate credit to my ignorance - when I started Papermerge project I did not know about GitHub's Organizations i.e. that you can group related code repositories under one single umbrella or Organization … Continue reading Organization & Structure
Say ‘Hi!’ to the New Blog!
I experimented with many different blogging software. I think I've tried the whole spectrum from the static generated pages like Jekyll, Hugo, I played for a while with Wegtail and couple of other similar solutions. After a while obviously I landed on self hosted WordPress. And because apparently self hosted wordpress did not inflict enough … Continue reading Say ‘Hi!’ to the New Blog!
Real Time DMS
In these mini series of blog posts I want to focus on Papermerge features currently being developed. I will describe in detail the motivation behind those additions, the development status and the roadmap. Features I am speaking about are following: Real Time (subject of current post)Dual PanelPerformance Improvements / RefactoringOCRmyPDF integration Each of above mentioned … Continue reading Real Time DMS
Roadmap for Papermerge 2.1 & 2.2
A few weeks ago Papermerge 2.0 was released. Then 2.0.1, a minor security release, followed. While working on next version I will continue supporting version 2.0 with minor releases and security updates. Let's speak little bit about future versions. Papermerge 2.1 By far, the most asked feature, which perfectly makes sense, is automation of metadata … Continue reading Roadmap for Papermerge 2.1 & 2.2
Manage Your Payslips with Papermerge
Keeping a record of your payslips is a very good habit, especially if you leave in a bureaucratic country (e.g. Germany). You never know when you will be asked for copy of your document showing your salary/income from 5, 10 or maybe even 30 years ago! In short term, keeping a record of your payslips … Continue reading Manage Your Payslips with Papermerge
Upgrading from 1.5.x to 2.x
Upgrading major releases is always tricky. Major release change is signalized by the first, the most important digit in version number change, in this case 1.x.y -> 2.0.0. Major release brings major changes. The trickiest changes are always database related. The good part, is that although there are lots of changes between Papermerge 1.x.y and … Continue reading Upgrading from 1.5.x to 2.x
Papermerge 2.0.0.rc35 is Out!
Finally! Papermerge 2.0 is out! Well, almost. It is first release candidate - which means it passed quality assurance phase and is stable now. It features following improvements: Desktop-like UI (now with context menu, instead of )Re-run Automates - user can trigger manually automationsTrigger re-run of OCR for selected documents (you can see OCRed text … Continue reading Papermerge 2.0.0.rc35 is Out!
Happy New Digital Year!
Year 2020 is almost over... what a year was it! Year 2020 was dominated by global pandemic - COVID-19 - a gloomy event which was and still is getting exclusive media attention. However, in this article I want to stress the positive sides of current global events. Despite atrocious parts of lock-down and isolation, there … Continue reading Happy New Digital Year!
UX Improvements in Version 2.0
Papermerge 2.0 development is work in progress. Although application is still not yet ready, you can already see the new user interface in action. In this article I will describe the new user interface improvements and how it will boost your experience with your documents and folders. Context Menu Instead of Distant Actions Menu Items … Continue reading UX Improvements in Version 2.0