(Announcement)


Build Control (working name)

One of MadCap Flare's really strong points is it ability to use target files and build. Multiple different outputs, and output types from the same content. You know the process. You also know that if you have many projects and targets, there's a lot of opening, finding, building. And rebuilding in case that is needed.


We are certain that you have seen all sorts of Warnings when building. Failed builds due to computer resources. Annoying errors which you could have avoided, if only ... and yes, we have these covered and solved. And more ...


So TBRO has an exciting new development coming, which we would like to share with you - in brief. We have a name for it: Build Control.  Continuing with the same concept as for Target Control this new tool will also work on all of your Flare projects. Without you having to open Flare at all.


It's not quite there yet. But keep checking in. Suddenly ... 

It does what it says: Builds Flare targets. In a fantastic new way. Of course it runs without you having to open Flare at all. A few teaser bullet points:

  • Check XML validity of all files before you build, to avoid annoying re-builds (yeah, errors do occur)
  • A range of other types of checks (which we know you will like), because you can avoid annoying re-builds
  • A new way of building and placing outputs
  • Retrievable build configurations
  • Run builds until success - whatever that entails?
  • Free computer resources before build (you'll never see the message: "Build failed .." any more).
  • The TBRO way of working with Warning messages. We think it's quite cool. It's almost intelligent.
  • And a "few" more functions which we will disclose later.

The best part

Build Control will be available as a stand-alone module and also part of Target Control. 

Award copy for best name

Build Control is our rather clumsy suggestion. If you have something better, please do not hold back. We will even give away one free copy of Build Control, to the person/company who suggests something a bit more sexy than our feeble try.

Target Control v. 1.0.3

We continue to develop

We have listened, discussed, and enhanced Target Control with ourselves and users. We'd like to thank those users who have contributed to this.


That doesn't mean that we stop there. We are working hard on a updated version, which will contain better and more detailed functions to control you target files. And there is already an updated version for you to check out - and maybe even use.


Updates

We have included a few more enhancements:

  • Multi-User control. 
  • Support for Variable defintions
  • A few bug fixes, also.

Extending introduction pricing

We decided to extend the introduction offer for another three months.


If you choose to do purchase Target Control in that period, we will also throw in Build Control. But only in connection with Target Control. If we are not quite done with Build Control, you will get it anyway.

Good deal

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