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News regarding the latest Cubicast development and features.

Announcing Beta Support for Web Components and Shadow DOM

We are proud to announce that the Cubicast recorder now supports Web Components and Shadow DOM. This new feature establishes Cubicast as the first of its kind to support the above technologies. Using our unique DOM flattening technology, the recordings can be replayed to all popular browsers, whether they support Web Components / Shadow DOM natively or not. Here is a recording of the Polymer Shop demo app:

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Cubicast as a Problem Reporting Tool

After lots of iterations and tries, we have released the first flavor of what is meant to be our main product: a problem reporting tool which will be the key ingredient of our support offering. What is it? With Cubicast support, users of a web app in need of assistance, can record their actions and send the recording to support agents. The visual recording makes it easy to understand the user problem and respond accordingly.

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Capture Whole Page and Canvas Elements

We are excited to announce two new features: Whole page recording Capturing canvas elements Whole Page Recording What lies below the fold of a webpage? One has to scroll down to find out. But what if you want to record before even scrolling? Get a quick snapshot of everything a user can see, not only what he actually sees? Enter the page recording option. You can now select between recording just the viewport or the whole page.

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Speeding up Replay

Ever felt frustrated at the speed things happen in a screen recording? We too. It’s natural. When a user is capturing his screen, he rarely does it on a timed scenario. There are gaps, pauses, inactivity and delays. That’s the way we all interact with our browsers. Despite this being the natural way, it doesn’t doesn’t prohibit viewers from being bored. So we have added some sugar to the player to speed this up:

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Working with Teams

Today we published the core functionality that allows teams to collaborate within Cubicast. This is the first major step to making Cubicast an enterprise service. How do teams work? Every Cubicast user can create various workspaces to organise his work. A workspace is a collection of recordings. Teams are defined around workspaces so that the workspace owner give access to collaborators to his recordings and allow them to add new ones.

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