Changelog: Jan 8, 2016

New Front-End Libraries

  • Released Luminous and Drift, new open-source Javascript libraries for lightboxes and zoom viewers. See the blog post for more details
  • Released an imgix plug-in for the Statamic CMS

Typesetting Endpoint

  • Released the Typesetting Endpoint, which enables multi-line text, leading, tracking, and text overlays on images

Documentation Updates

  • Improved examples for the bc, bs, bx, and by parameters

Changelog: Dec 18, 2015

Fingerprinting Guide

  • Released a guide discussing how to fingerprint image assets to improve page speed by better managing cache keys and eviction. Read the guide in the documentation.

Documentation Updates

imgix-core-js

Changelog: Dec 11, 2015

Guide—Improving SEO with imgix

  • Added a guide to document best practices for image SEO, and how imgix can help by reducing image file size.

imgix-rb 1.0.0

  • Removed Client#sign_path to provide a consistent method and code path for generating URLs.
  • Changed :secure option to the more clear :use_https.
  • Changed :token option to the more clear :secure_url_token.
  • Fixed URL query strings beginning with ?&s= instead of ?s= when no other params are present.

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imgix-rails 1.0.0

  • Updated imgix-rb dependency to version 1.0.0.
  • Changed :secure option to :use_https to be more clear and consistent with imgix-rb.

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Added: Employee Festive Stockings v.20.15

imgix holiday stockings

Changelog: Dec 4, 2015

Exposure Case Study

Serving Images Guide

  • There's a new guide in town, showing you the ins and outs of serving images and how your image Source is used to build out image request URLs.

imgix.js 2.1.0

  • Fixed a bug in imgix.getBackgroundImage() that was failing to return a proper background-image URL in some corner cases.
  • Removed unnecessary imgix.getRawBackgroundImage() method.

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Documentation Updates

Changelog: Nov 20, 2015

image-api-spec

Documentation Updates

Client Library Updates

Office Updates

  • Beautiful new succulents for our kitchen wall courtesy of Terrarium Girl

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Our First Customer Meetup

  • Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Meetup this week—it was great to talk to you all face-to-face. Look for more in-person events in the future.

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Changelog: Nov 13, 2015

imgix.js v2.0.0

  • Removed all parameter-specific getters and setters from the imgix.URL object (i.e. imgix.URL.getSepia(), imgix.URL.setWidth(), et cetera). This drastically reduces the library's footprint and future-proofs it by ensuring that the list of allowed parameters cannot get out of sync with our API.
  • See the release log on GitHub for a complete list of changes.

New Swift Library

  • Added a new Swift library to the imgix libraries page. This library is called Iris and was created by the team at Hodinkee. It offers simple integration into Swift-based iOS, tvOS, and OS X projects. It can be installed using Carthage.

Documentation Updates

  • Fixed a few links in the fit=facearea documentation.
  • Released a new blend mode, normal . This allows you to overlay one image onto another, similar to the mark parameter.

November Meetup

  • We’re hosting a meetup for current and future imgix customers in San Francisco on November 17. Come by and have a drink on us. We hope you can make it!

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