Thanks gc3, that gets me closer to what I’m after - though some filtering and ordering choices would be a big help! Of course, my user story may not be typical. It’s very simple, and goes pretty much like this:
- Go to the Library every few days
- See new and updated plugins, with the newest at the top
- Find out what’s changed
- Subscribe to all free plugins
- Evaluate new and existing premium plugins that I haven’t purchased
The key part of this story is step 3:
- For plugins I already have, it’s a driver to fire up VCV and start exploring.
- For premium plugins I haven’t bought yet, it’s an opportunity to sell - knowing about improvements or new features may help me reverse my previous decision to not buy those plugins.
So, for me, having that information front and centre is pretty important. I’d like to be able to get to that with no page navigation, which Old Library did provide (via Website, Manual and Source links).
Additionally, I think it would be worthwhile for the Library to have Changelog links in the same class as Website, Manual and Source links. Alternatively, Changelogs could be embedded in the Library entry itself. I know some developers don’t even provide a Changelog, and others bury them in manuals or Github comments, but IMO it’s really important information, and a key sales driver for premium plugins, especially if those plugins are well established.