Release Notes

The Topcoder Platform is updated frequently with new functionality and bug fixes to improve the experience for you, our user. We will be documenting all changes made to the platform’s products here with our release notes.

May 15, 2024

    New

    • Payments: Wipro users will be setup for invoicing payment type automatically when creating a new organization.
    • User Experience: Integrated Userflow to enhance the onboarding experience with guided tours, interactive tutorials, and contextual tips.

    May 14, 2024

      Updated

      • Challenge details: All work categories launched will show in the talent work feed with the correct work category.
      • Dashboard: Tsunny will provide guidance to the user the first time a task reaches each status in their dashboard.
      • Feedback:
        • Creators can now rate and comment on their overall experience after they announce the results of their work.
        • Customers can now give a thumbs up or down to each Tsunny AI response when interacting with Tsunny.
        • Talent who registered for work will will have the opportunity to provide a rating and comments on their work experience.
      • Generative AI: Our Tsunny AI assistant now provides a streamed response to your questions, providing a more dynamic and continuous flow within the conversation.
      • Navigation: For users who have both Topcoder customer and talent accounts, the process to move between accounts has been streamlined and simplified.
      • Notifications: Emails are sent automatically to talent who registered for work, when the work results are announced.
      • Work reviews: Simplified and streamlined the review workflow. Reviews open in a modal for easy navigation and clear indicators show which reviews are outstanding for the reviewer.
      • Work wizard: Tsunny AI will identify when you manually make updates to your work description, and propose revisions to the work title, work category, required skills and work estimation.
      • Work wizard: Validation added to the date selector to ensure dates are in the future and do not overlapping.

      May 2, 2024

      New

      • Generative AI: Free access to Wipro’s ai360 platform is now available to Topcoder members. Users will have access to a conversational assistant supported by GPT3.5, with additional models coming in the future!
      • Notifications:
        • Emails are sent automatically to creators of a task when a question is asked by a participant.
        • Emails are sent automatically to creators of a task if a question asked by a participant remains unanswered for 24 hours.
        • Emails are sent automatically to creators of a task their reviews of submitted solutions are past due.
        • Emails are sent automatically to creators of a task 24 hours before it is time to start reviewing submitted solutions, to remind them of their upcoming task.
        • Emails are sent automatically to creators of a task when it is time to start reviewing submitted solutions.
        • Emails are sent automatically to talent registered for a task if a question is asked by another participant, so that all participants are aware of questions and responses related to a task.
        • Emails are sent automatically to talent registered for a task when the task creator answers a question.
        • Emails are sent automatically to talent who have registered for a task but have not yet submitted a solution, to remind them to submit their solution before the submission period ends in 24 hours.

      Updated

      • Topcoder.com: Our site has been enhanced to update the home and product pages with enhanced details about the new platform. New pages containing pricing details and access to product demos were also added.
      • Payments: Task creators will now receive a payment confirmation email from Stripe when their credit card payment is processed.

      Fixed

      • Login:
        • Forgot password email template has been updated to match the new standard email template design.
        • Updated the font size for field labels and field placeholder text on the Login screen
      • Work wizard:
        • Issue preventing users from launching a challenge which resulted in a frozen screen and inputted information not being saved, was identified as missing awaits and resolved.
        • Added consistent styling for Tsunny AI’s “See my proposed title and description on the left.” message throughout the wizard steps.
      • T&Cs: URL for Terms and Conditions link on the log in page has been updated to point to the correct page https://app.topcoder.com/terms-conditions
      • Winners page: Erroneous message shown to non-creators on the task winners page, indicating they now owned the winning solutions, has been removed.