VIPER | UPDATE #1 | Editor + VIP + Comments + Style Improvements
Dear STEEM community,
We're really excited to release this update.
What is Viper?
Digitalization has driven major advances in the economy and society. This progress has had a powerful positive impact on the lives of people in developing and emerging countries. Today, more children are educated, fewer people suffer from hunger, child mortality has receded and a global middle class has taken shape.
VIPER's primary objective is to provide a free and secure worldwide access to unbiased and quality knowledge related materials such as posts, articles, and courses in the educational and information sharing sector trough a pleasant yet efficient experience while fairly incentivizing content creators and curators using the inflation of the capitalized value of the network subjectively increased during the creation of their materials.
VIPER's secondary objective is to establish an open knowledge market and a transparent competition in the information creation sector as the cornerstones of digital growth stimuli, creating innovation-friendly environment and thus giving people the opportunity for social advancement and greater economic prosperity. [viper-whitepaper.pdf]
Viper's style and design has been improved, the toolbar is now animated with a slightly changing background's colour following the optimal human's heart rate for reading along with a red light scanner effect.
You'll also probably notice a few other small improvements around design and architecture.
Keyboard shortcuts work perfectly and markdown typing is fully supported, it automatically translate markdown input into visible editor elements which aims to provide an highly efficient writing on desktop devices.
We're still working on media upload.
VIP post editor is exactly working like Twitter, you can type hashtag which are also automatically converted, you can mention users and includes images, sounds, and videos. VIP post's length is limited to 177 characters.
Comments are now displayed and the comment's editor has been improved which now support tags, mentions and basic markdown typing such as bold style and images. A snackbar is displayed when the reply is successfully sent or in the case of a network error which aims to be a bit more agreeable.
We invite you to post some VIP post and to tell us what you may like and what you would like to improve.
Feel free to subscribe and to comment below.
VIPER stand for a better world with more equal opportunities trough a fluid access to high quality free worldwide education and unbiased knowledge materials while reinforcing diversity and freedom of opinion.
Viper's, Vortex's, and Esteem8's team