green felt textured heart with the word 'felt' cut out


  1. ๐Ÿš€
    Launch Alpha
    We have some last minute major data model changes, and then a security audit, and then we launch alpha!
    planned Q3 2023
  2. ๐Ÿ“ˆ
    First backer
    On April 9 Felt got its first backer on Open Collective.
    Q2 2023
  3. ๐ŸŒ›
    Dark mode
    Added support for dark color schemes and custom themes in felt-ui.
    Q1 2023
  4. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš–๏ธ
    Governance v1
    Added a Roles and Permissions system that sets the stage for shared control and democratic participation.
    Q1 2023
  5. ๐Ÿ–‹
    Mural View
    Added a View to Spaces for collaborative drawing with felt-mural.
    Q4 2022
  6. ๐Ÿ“‹
    New threaded message Views
    Added three new Views with threaded messages: ReplyChat, Boards, and Forum.
    Q4 2022
  7. โšช๏ธ
    Added "Freshness" indicators to Spaces
    Added badges to Spaces and Hubs to indicate when they have new activity.
    Q3 2022
  8. ๐Ÿงน
    Published an ESLint config
    Published the helpfully pendantic @feltjs/eslint-config.
    Q2 2022
  9. โ˜‘๏ธ
    Added Todo View
    Added the first non-chat View to Felt, a simple Todo list.
    Q1 2022
  10. ~
    Entities v1
    Added the generic Entity data system that backs Views in Spaces.
    Q1 2022
  11. ๐ŸŽ„
    Holiday Tech Debt
    Spent the winter months paying down all the tech debt it took to get us to MVP.
    Q4 2021
  12. ๐Ÿพ
    First deployment of MVP
    On September 7 Felt was deployed to the cloud for the first time.
    Q3 2021
  13. โ†—๏ธ
    Published the "Consentful Onboarding Sketch"
    We made this 5 minute experience comparing hypothetical onboarding situations with help from Jane Im and her work on
    Q3 2021
  14. ๐ŸŽญ
    Actors v1
    Added the multi-Actor system, originally "personas".
    Q3 2021
  15. ๐Ÿก
    Spaces v1
    Added the Space data model and the first View, Chat.
    Q2 2021
  16. ๐ŸŒ
    Hubs v1
    Added the data model for Hubs, originally "communities".
    Q2 2021
  17. ๐Ÿ”
    Accounts v1
    Added the Account system so we can sign up and in and out.
    Q2 2021
  18. ๐ŸŒฑ
    felt boots up
    On April 5th Hamilton and Ryan begin development on the main felt repo full-time!
    Q2 2021
  19. โŒจ๏ธ
    Started felt-template and felt-ui
    Created the first @feltjs repos.
    Q1 2021
  20. ๐Ÿง 
    Headsdown with brainstorming, planning, and technical prep.
    H2 2020
  21. ๐Ÿ›
    Formalized governance
    Documented our governance as a Temporary Benevolent Dictator (TBD).
    Q2 2020
  22. ๐Ÿ“ฐ
    First press mention
    Felt was mentioned in the Wired article "The JavaScript Framework That Puts Web Pages on a Diet".
    Q2 2020
  23. ๐Ÿ“
    Published "Why Svelte"
    Q1 2020
  24. ๐Ÿ’ป
    Early mockup published
    Released an interactive mockup for our application.
    Q1 2020
  25. โญ๏ธ
    Applied to accelerator
    Our first time pitching the project. We didn't get in, but the experience was invaluable.
    Q1 2020
  26. ๐Ÿ’š
    Work on the Felt project begins in earnest.
    Q1 2020