Blocs 1.6.2


New features


• Fixed bug that caused assets and swatches window to disappear.
• Fixed bug that caused files to become corrupt when stray unprintable characters were pasted into lightbox caption field.
• Fixed bug that caused navbar to be left open on export.
• Fixed bug that caused empty canvases to be duplicated on the home page.
• Fixed bug that caused button to be deleted when icon inside button deleted.
Published 08/05/2016

Blocs 1.6.1


New features


• Improved form handling in general, radios and checkboxes now post results.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused app to crash on export OSX Mavericks only.
• Issue that caused forms to break on windows servers.
Published 09/03/2016

Blocs 1.6.0


New features


• New Export settings (Minify resources on export).
• Updated Sparkle update framework to latest version 1.13.1.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused buttons to be un-selectable when centered with an icon.
• Issue that caused lightboxes to break on export.
• Issue that caused windows to be off screen when moving from an external monitor.
• Issue that caused update connection to fail on OSX 10.11.
• Issue that caused new doc to occasionally write over previous open doc.
• Issue that caused body area to disapear after nudging blocs out.
Published 19/02/2016

Blocs 1.5.3


New features


• Newly Improved Undo / Redo engine.
• Removed Force Save on new project.
• Increased video file size limit to 10MB.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused forms to break if they contain radio or checkbox elements.
• Issue that caused links to get stuck in live mode after export.
• Issue that caused Bloc Bar to crash - not loadable.
• Issue that broke asset library window if apostrophe in asset file name.
• Issue that allowed any file size to be adding to project assets.
• Issue that caused swatch and asset manager to show on exiting preview mode.
• Issue that caused video playback to break El Cap.
Published 16/11/2015

Blocs 1.5.2


New features


• Added support for smaller window size to take advantage of split screen in OSX El Capitan.
• Upgraded window animations to Core animation for better perferamce on El Capitan.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused bloc bar to crash upon file open.
• Issue that prevented page scroll in preview mode.
Published 30/09/2015

Blocs 1.5.1


New features


• Added open recent main menu option.
• Improved light box hover effects.
• Added support to toggle carousel shadows.
• Added retina drop cursor support (El Capitan).
• Improved file handling engine and window animations (fixed window flash).

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused light box navigation controls to reload page in some browsers.
• Issue that caused light box hover effects to glitch when animation used on image.
• Issue that caused unwanted white space in text areas.
• Issue that caused underline and strike throught settings not to be exported.
• Issue that caused sticky nav to not be removed after being applied.
• Issue that prevented the tooltip message field to populate on images.
Published 29/09/2015

Blocs 1.5.0


New features


• Added support for video backgrounds.
• Added light box support for images.
• Added support for fixed nav bar.
• Added support for bric dropping in hero blocs.
• Added support to toggle the inclusion of sticky areas Nav & Footer in page design.
• Added support to add multiple blocs (option click on Bloc Bar item).
• Added categories to Bloc Bar menu navigation.
• Added support for '&' characters in page names.
• Refined mobile rending - text no longer forced to centre alignment.
• Improved logo editing controls.
• Added contextual delete and unlink swatch options to swatch manager.
• Context menus are now native.
• Improved animation trigger scripts.
• Added file size restrictions to help site performance - Images 2MB - Video 5MB.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused page titles to be de-capitolized on export.
• Issue that caused carousels to break when moved around document.
• Rare issue that caused index page to be exported as wrong file name.
• Icon related issue that caused export to freeze.
• Issue that caused round images to display too small on mobile.
• Issue that caused form fields to always be required.
• Issue that caused dropdown alignment to be off in navbar.
• Fixed activation bug that occasionally crashed app when first activating Blocs with a license number.
Published 23/09/2015

Blocs 1.4.3


New features


• Added support to launch app and open file when file double clicked in finder.
• Fine tuned index page title meta so no longer uses project export name as part of meta data.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused duplicate navbar page links
• Issue that caused removed navbar links not to sync across all pages.
• Issue that caused navbar toggle to be left in code when no nav links in nav.
• Padding issue on navbar links in mobile view.
Published 07/08/2015

Blocs 1.4.2


Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused swatches to break randomly when editing them.
• Issue that caused button and link labels to break if they contain < > charactors.
• Issue that caused icon tooltips to break on export.
Published 17/07/2015

Blocs 1.4.1


New features


• Improved text rendering in FireFox.
• Swatch and Asset Manager visibility can now be toggled on and off using keys 7 & 8.
• Added support for ctrl+click in Asset Manager to remove assets.
• Added prevention of adding assets with (?) in filename as this is not supported in html.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused forms to break if field id's had dashes in.
• Issue that caused tooltips to not work correctly after export.
• Issue that caused nav bar dropdown links to not correctly align.
• Issue that caused drop markers to not show correctly when moving icons.
• Issue that caused small icons deleted tab to be hidden.
• Issue that caused links to be un-selectable in panels.
• Issue that caused panel style to break on export if no text width styles used.
• Issue that caused un-even margins on the 1024 breakpoint.
• Issue that caused list empty spaces to not be sized correctly.
• Issue that caused page content to not show on export - very specific circumstances.
• Issue that caused nav bars from older projects to not have their backgrounds exported correctly.
• Issue that caused bloc groups to not be set correctly in page.
• Issue that caused bloc groups to not be set correctly in page.
• Issue that caused active marker GFX glitch when dropping new images onto webpage.
Published 16/07/2015

Blocs 1.4.0


New features


• Complete colour management overhaul and re-design.
• Added new swatch manager window.
• Added Support for native Mac colour picker and eye dropper tools.
• Added custom colour class name generation for buttons, links & icons in exported style sheets.
• Improved quality of CSS for bloc colours and text styles, no longer uses ID's.
• Added support for deleting swatches.
• Added Support for dropdown buttons.
• Added Support for dropdown links.
• Added supported for lists.
• Added supported for panels.
• Added preview in browser support.
• Added support for icons in buttons.
• Added x4 row bric.
• Added x1 dropdown button bric.
• Added 2 new pricing table brics.
• Added new center aligned nav bloc.
• Added x2 new hero Blocs.
• Added new Bloc padding setting.
• Added new text width setting.
• Improved live style preview - Reverts to original if not set.
• Expanded radio button options.
• User interface refinements and performance improvements.
• Improved hero script to avoid overlapping content.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused link export colours to not be set correctly.
• Issue that caused page titles to be lowercase in page title attribute.
• Issue that caused unwanted empty drop area inserted after radio button deletion.
• Issue that caused global link colour to be lost after export.
• Issue that caused duplicate page option list not to be updated with new pages.

Published 22/06/2015

Blocs 1.3.2


New features


• Added Ionicon Icon webfont set - Props to Miguel AKA StayUber.
• Added Feather Icon webfont set.
• Added ET-Line Icon webfont set.
• Added support for custom icon webfont set installation.
• Added compile icon webfont to bex file format support.
• Added support for custom icon webfont set installation and management.
• Added new 'ALL' tab to Extension Manager.
• Minor Ui tweaks and improvements.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused unwanted duplicate global text style classes in exported stylesheets.

Published 11/05/2015

Blocs 1.3.1


New features


• Added support to cancel quit.
• Minor app user interface imporvements.
• Updated favicon placeholder to new Blocs icon.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused right aligned text to not be centered in mobile view.
• Issue that caused form animation controls to be set correctly upon object selection.
• Issue that caused form submit button colour class to not be exported.
• Issue that caused colour options to remain on screen after page change.
• Issue that caused navbar background colour to not be exported.
• Issue that caused center layouts to not remain centered on mobile.
• Issue that caused asset library to not open when sidebar thumb clicked.
• Issue that caused mini ui active marker graphic glitches.
• Issue that caused split blocs to not render correctly in Firefox.
• Issue that caused unwanted horizontal scroll on mobile devices.
• Issue that allowed pinch zoom on mobile devices.
• Issue that caused right side padding issues on iPad.
• Improved form padding on mobile.
• Issue that caused text in hero area to be un-editable when animation applied to it.
• Issue that caused duplicate values in divider animation fields.

Published 07/04/2015

Blocs 1.3.0


New features

• Added support for server side form processing.
• Added support duplication of project pages.
• Added support for column width control.
• Added an all new asset management window.
• Added new extension management window.
• Added support for quick style previewing on Blocs, text, images and icons
• Added support for dragging images to Bloc backgrounds to set them.
• Added support for dragging images over already set images to replace.
• Added new form bric.
• Added new centred layouts.
• Added support for icon styles.
• Added support for icon frame styles.
• Added new drop cursors that show element drop type.
• Added support for page guide toggling.
• Added support for option + drag to duplicate.
• Improved generated CSS formating.
• Added Blocs developer API V0.5 - Public Beta
• Perfomance tweaks and minor UI improvements & refinements.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused inconsistent padding when Bloc has 'No Padding' options set.
• Issue with Lato fonts and weights.
• Issue that stopped carousels auto playing on exported projects.
• Issue that caused tooltips to clear on icon change.
• Issue that caused missing asset files when exporting projects.
• Issue that caused text alignment issues on mobile.
• Issue that caused empty drop spaces to remain grey in preview mode.
• Issue that made it difficult to edit text objects in Blocs with zero padding.
• Issue that caused links to not be selectable within text objects.
• Issue that caused re-opened projects site width to not be correctly set.

Published 30/04/2015

Blocs 1.2.4


New features


Fixed Bugs


• Issue that prevented assets from being added when apostrophe in name or file path.
• Issue that prevented assets from being dragged onto canvas when apostrophe in name or file path.
• Issue that allowed asset library duplications.
• Issue that caused "30 day" connection to server error.
• Issue that caused bootstrap Missing Maps error.

Published 23/03/2015

Blocs 1.2.3


New features


• Added colour coding to different page sections to help locate sticky areas of the layout.
• Added support to nudge Blocs between body and footer page areas.
• Updated BootStrap framework to 3.3.4.
• Minor interface improvements and refinements.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that stopped assets being added if they had a comma in the file name.
• Issue that stopped older Blocs projects from opening.
• Issue that caused control+click to not show contextual menu on carousel slide, image asset and bloc background image thumbs.
• Issue that caused undo feature to not recognise when nav area changes.

Published 20/03/2015

Blocs 1.2.2


New features


• Improved missing project asset handling.
• Added clean file feature to update older problematic Blocs projects.
• Improved mobile text rendering for hero Bloc on mobile devices.
• Integrated community forum into app for bug reports and feature requests.
• Minor interface improvements and refinements.
• Minor tweaks to outputted CSS layout.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused old files and resources to be left in place on export overwrite.
• Issue that caused hero bloc nav dropdown to break on mobile devices.
• Issue that caused pattern repeat backgrounds to break in mobile view.
• Issue that caused assets with path that has apostrophe in name to not be included in export.
• Issue that allowed site pages to have the same name.

Published 17/03/2015

Blocs 1.2.1


New features


• Tweaked edge padding on mobile view from 5px to 10px so menu buttons touch area is better.
• Small app UI tweaks and imporvements.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused text to become un-editable when certain objects clicked during editing.
• Issue that caused scrollTo interactions not to work properly on export.
• Issue that caused image and icon link options to not display correctly after export.
• Issue that caused icon colour changer to break.
• Issue that caused animations to trigger before they are visable on screen.

Published 10/03/2015

Blocs 1.2.0


New features


• Animate.css integration and controlling for Brics and Blocs.
• Improved side bar design and layout for easier / quicker navigation.
• Added Bloc groups for edge to edge horizontal layout design.
• Added Bric hover marker so users can easily distinguish bric boundaries when building.
• Added support for fixed bottom right corner scroll to top of page button.
• Added support for refreshing image assets.
• Added bloc background image positioning controls.
• Added bloc background pattern library.
• Added control support for bloc container row areas.
• Added built in support for fixing corrupted bloc files.
• Re-designed application icon.
• Perfomance tweaks and minor UI improvements.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused returns in text area to remove the first character from new line.
• Issue that prevented keywords to be entered in between others.
• Issue that caused carousels to break when duplicated as part of a bloc.
• Issue that caused carousels dot marker count to increase on all carousels.

Published 05/03/2015

Blocs 1.1.3


New features


• Added support for .ico favicon icon images.
• Subtle user interface refinements.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused Blocs not to reconise .bloc files.
• Issue that caused interactions to be wiped randomly.
• Issue that caused global link colours to not be correctly set.
• Issue that caused global link colours to not be exported.
• Issue that caused file corruption when specific characters entered into site meta data fields.
• Issue that caused file corruption when Google analytics code pasted in.
• Issue that caused carousel buttons to break.
• Issue that caused carousel to start playing in design mode.
• Issue that caused no options message to show in sidebar unnecessarily.

Published 10/02/2015

Blocs 1.1.2


New features


• Added support for page tab drag re-ordering.
• Added support to drag images from browser into app.

Fixed Bugs


• Issue that caused header text colours in hero to not be correctly exported.
• Issue that caused link text colours in hero to not be correctly exported.
• Issue that caused duplicate blocs to have the same ID / Name.
• Issue that caused Blocs to crash when images dragged into sidebar.
• Issue with scrollTo interactions being incorrect when document changed.
• Issue with scrollTo interaction on icons not being editable after re-select.
• Issue that caused tooltips to not be removed.
• Issue that caused dropzone marker to be left in preview mode when mouseover it.
• Issue that caused wire button hover css to be malformed.
• Issue that caused broken files when hidden characters pasted in site description field.

Published 5/02/2015

Blocs 1.1.1


Fixed Bugs

• Issue that caused links with custom fonts to not be correctly exported.
• Issue that caused unwanted li tag leftovers in nav bar.
• Issue with parallax on mob devices.
• Issue that caused ScrollTo links to not have a pointer cursor.
• Issue that caused app to crash when document closed and saved.
• Issue that caused some help options to not be available unless document open.

Published 30/01/2015

Blocs 1.1.0


New features


• ScrollTo interactions - Scroll to specific blocs on sites pages.
• Tooltip support - Add tooltips to buttons, links, images and icons.
• Custom favicon support.
• Duplication of Blocs and Brics support (cmd+D).
• Nudge Bric alignment support (alt+arrow left / alt+arrow right).
• Nudge Bric size support (alt+arrow up / alt+arrow down).
• Parallax style background support.
• Refined / Improved image asset workflow.
• SVG and GIF image file format support.
• Drag and drop images from outside of app onto your Blocs documents.
• Delete button on active Bric marker.
• Rich text editing tools on active text Bric marker.
• Support for link creation in headers and paragraphs.
• Size info displayed with active Bric marker (images and text).
• Expanded right click to use contextual menu in certain situations, ie delete image from asset menu.
• 3 New nav layouts.
• Image Carousel Bric.
• Iframe Bric.
• 3 New rounded image styles.
• Added 'tel:' url support.
• Many small UI improvements throughout app.
• Updated Bootstrap framework to 3.3.2.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue that caused returns to not be entered when at the end of text lines.

Published 29/01/2015

Blocs 1.0.10


Fixed Bugs

• Graphics glitch that showed bloc Bar menu duplications randomly after undo/redo.
• Export bug caused by links that are linked to previoulsy deleted pages.
• Issue causing logo containing image and text to be stacked vertically instead of side by side.

Published 15/01/2015

Blocs 1.0.9


Added features

• Updated Bootstrap framework to v3.3.1
• Serial deactivate can now be done in app (Main menu / Help / Deactivate serial).
• Increased new project app UI rendering speed.
• Improved image frame styling.
• Improved Bloc corner marker, now includes delete function.
• The side menu now automatically re-opens after leaving preview mode if it was open prior to entering preview mode.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue that caused non english text characters to not be correctly pasted into text areas.
• Issue that allowed illegal ID's to be added to Blocs as Bloc names causing CSS syntax errors.
• Issue that caused links to get mixed up after export when the hero bloc is used in design.
• Issue that caused back qoutes to not be fully removed upon deletion.
• Issue that caused page title meta data to replace spaces with dashes.
• Issue that caused stray unwanted HTML to be left in exported websites.
• Issue that caused image frames to not render correctly in Safari.
• Issue that caused logo text size to be effected by global text size rules.
• Issue that caused assets with illegal characters in name to be added to projects.

Published 12/01/2014

Blocs 1.0.8


Added features

• Increased logo image max height to 200px - 40px mobile.
• Added logo width and height controls.
• Increased number of user assets in tile grid to rows of 4.
• Added native OSX progress modals for load, export and save.
• Newly added assets now appear at the beginning of the assets list rather than at the end.
• Export name is now automatically set to same as project rather than My Site.
• Improved image options thumb preview.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue that caused global button styles to not be set when opening a saved bloc file.
• Issue that caused bloc bar scroll buttons to not work after loading a previously saved bloc file.
• Issue that caused pasted in non-printable ASCII characters to corrupt bloc files making them unload-able.
• Issue that caused bloc file corruption when a backslash is inputed in a text area.
• Issue that caused Google fonts 'Lato' and 'Open Sans' not to export correctly.
• Issue that caused images to have padding on left/right in mobile view mode.
• Issue that caused centered links not to be correctly centered.
• Issue that caused hamburger menu to show scroll bars on menu items.
• Issue that caused graphics shadow glitch on rounded corners of start window.

Published 15/12/2014

Blocs 1.0.7


Added features

• Added support for OSX 10.8
• Open file name is now displayed as apps main window title.
• Complete overhaul of the save/new/open functions, moved to a more native look and approach.
• Replaced crosshair plus symbol on selected swatch with square so not as misleading - Plus symbol is reserved for add functions only.
• Hero scroll button now works in preview mode.
• Improved quality of bloc bar scroll arrow icons so they match global ui icon weight.
• Slightly increased speed of some app ui animations.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue that caused save and save as to overwrite bloc files with the same url without confirming with the user first.
• Some smaller issues with open file and new file, main menu app features.
• Issue that caused some new pages to be duplications of others.
• Issue that caused some unwanted bloc styles to be duplicated on other blocs.
• Issue that caused .bloc files not to load if they included tabs in page text areas.
• Issue that caused dashed dividers not to show in exported pages.
• Issue that caused visited nav bar links to get an unwanted grey background after visited.

Published 28/11/2014

Blocs 1.0.6


Added features

• Improved delete bric UX - Replaced delete bric icon (X) with trashcan.
• Increased target interaction area size on modal and alert buttons.
• Improved visibility of swatch selection crosshair on darker swatches.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue that causes page select dropdown to be empty even when there are multiple pages.
• Issue that caused hero bloc nav bar links to break after export.
• Issue that caused interactions to double wrap inside of multiple link tags on export.
• Issue that caused image and icon interactions to break when changing option from page to url.
• Issue that caused left over list tags in navbar after page delete.
• Issue that causes interaction page link to not navigate to top of page in preview mode.
• Issue that caused edit marker not to show on re-opend file if was previously saved in preview mode.
• Issue that caused button alignment option in hero bloc to be set to left when centred.

Published 24/11/2014

Blocs 1.0.5


Added features

• Improved the visibility of selected swatches, increased size and added crosshair in center of selected swatch.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue that caused interactions to be reset after export under certain circumstances.
• Issue that caused swatches to break upon re-opening a file.
• Issue that caused swatches to break randomly when adding a new swatch.
• Issue that caused swatches to export incorrectly (showing older selected swatches in place of new ones).
• Issue where swatch colour dragger was being hidden when near edge of colour selection pane.
• Issue where swatches were not being aligned correctly leaving unnecessary blank space to the right of the swatch thumb pane.
• Issue that caused images not export correctly if they had spaces in the name.
• Issue that caused images set to bloc backgrounds to not export correctly if they had spaces in the name.
• Issue that causes navbar link colours not to be correctly exported.
• Issue that made Bloc bar unresponsive after export.

Published 21/11/2014

Blocs 1.0.4


Added features

• Improved mobile styling with 5px padding on left and right of pages so site is more framed and not edge to edge.
• Made slight refinements to style sheet structures.

Fixed Bugs

• Save as unresponsive when document already saved.
• Unable to add images to asset library if image URL included an apostrophe.
• Button colour not exporting on hero bloc.
• Global font size settings breaking under certain conditions.
• Global font size options displaying wrong size under certain conditions.
• Images with special characters in name break background classes on export.
• Images with special characters in name break in app.
• Hero bloc wouldn't align text to left.
• Export modal hangs on page if user exports multiple times quickly.
• Odd left padding on Nav menu in mobile view.

Published 20/11/2014

Blocs 1.0.3


Added features

• Added support for empty Bloc exports so they can be used as an image bloc without the need to contain a bric.
• Added Hebrew web font Alef.

Fixed Bugs

• Issue with app NOT asking user to save on quitting application.
• Page select interaction drop down didn't update when page name is changed.
• Issue with Google web font links breaking due to spaces in url.
• Issue with global Google web font style sheet classes breaking due spaces being removed in font name.
• Issue with buttons that navigate to url making document blank in preview mode.
• Issue with buttons in preview mode not navigating to the top of the destination page.
• Issue with input field and text area placeholder text missing on export.
• Issue with page names having spaces replaced with '-' on apps page tabs and nav links, only required for actual urls and page file names on export.
• Icon issue with icons size set to inherit leaving old classes in html exports.
• Icon issue with icons inside text areas not being changed correctly (music note icon most notably effected).
• Issue with exported pages showing white bar down right hand side on mobile devices.
• Issue with hero scroll down button overlapping text on mobile.

Published 18/11/2014

Blocs 1.0.2


Added features

• Added control + click support for displaying the Bric menu.
• Added horizontal scroll buttons on Bloc Bar for none Magic Mouse / trackpad users.
• Added support for mailto to be used in URL interactions.

Fixed Bugs

• Page names not linking up correctly due to capitalisation in exported file names.
• Issue with Bloc style error causing blank css file output.
• Issue with Bloc names containing special characters breaking CSS output files.
• Issue with viewport tag not being included in exported HTML files.
• Issue with image alignment option being hidden.
• Issue when line height value is set without having a measurement value creating (px|em|pt).
• Issue that causes circle icons to go oval when thinner icons are used.
• Issue that removed all commas from text areas on export.
• Issue that caused a comma to be left between all footer Blocs.
• Icon Bloc three (product features) alignment issues.
• Improved image margins to better suite bootstrap padding.
• Issue with pasted rich text breaking .bloc files on reopen.
• Issue with Bootstrap maps missing.
• Issue when closing file and selecting don't save that causes save alert to not be removed and app to re-set to start modal.
• Software typos.
• Issue with app showing update notice even when app is current version.

Published 17/11/2014

Blocs 1.0.1


Added features

• Added keyboard shortcut for entering drop mode (D) - Single mouse / trackpad button users.
• Added bug reporting - under main menu help tab.
• Added feedback submitting - under main menu help tab.

Fixed Bugs

• Character encoding error that caused blank HTML exports.
• Character encoding error that caused .bloc file save corruption.
• Issue with files automatically opening over each other without asking to save first.
• Issue with icon size dropdowns showing wrong values.
• Issue with typos in pre made blocs.

Published 15/11/2014