Practique for iPad release notes

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Compatibility - iOS


Minimum iOS version

The minimum required version of iOS is 10.3

To give you control, please set the iPad to NOT auto update

Under Settings > General > Software Update > Please ensure iPads have 'Automatic Updates' set to OFF

Under Settings > iTunes & App Store > Automatic Downloads > 'Updates' or 'App Updates' set to OFF

Dark Mode

"Dark" mode, introduced in iPadOS 13, is not supported by Practique. However, from release 6.2.3 activating it will not have any affect on the user experience. In earlier releases some UI elements, such as text, may not be visible to the user. If you are experiencing issues please update to 6.2.3+


Following table lists all supported combinations of Practique application and Apple iOS versions with indication on which versions of iOS Practique application has been extensively tested.

Practique version

iOS 10.xiOS 11.xiOS 12.x>= iPadOS 13.x
>= 6.x.xiOS 10.3+YesYesYes
>= 5.x.xYesYesYes?-

Legend

No - Not supported for the iOS version

Yes? - Supported, testing required

Yes - Supported, fully tested


Compatibility - Hardware

Practique is supported on iOS10.3 and above, which means that in order to use Practique for iPad you need to have iPad device which is able to run at least this version.

If you need to identify your device you can use use https://support.apple.com/en-ie/HT201471

Some devices do not support new features (Slide Over, Picture-in-Picture, Split View, Transit in maps) of newer OS versions. Practique does not use any of these features so any iOS 10.3 compatible device is fully compatible with Practique.

Device

iOS 10.3iOS 11iOS 12iPadOS 13+Practique

iPad

NoNoNoNoNo

iPad mini

NoNoNoNoNo

iPad mini 2

YesYesYesNoYes
iPad mini 3
YesYesYesNoYes

iPad mini 4

YesYesYesYesYes

iPad mini 5

--YesYesYes

iPad 2

NoNoNoNoNo

iPad (3rd gen)

NoNoNoNoNo

iPad (4th gen)

YesNoNoNoYes
iPad (5th gen)YesYesYesYesYes
iPad (6th gen)-YesYesYesYes
iPad (7th gen)---YesYes
iPad (8th gen)---YesYes

iPad Air

YesYesYesNoYes

iPad Air 2

YesYesYesYesYes

iPad Air 3

--YesYesYes
iPad Air 4---YesYes
iPad Pro 9.7"YesYesYesYesYes
iPad Pro 10.5"YesYesYesYesYes

iPad Pro 11"

--YesYesYes
iPad Pro 11" (2nd gen)---YesYes

iPad Pro 12.9"

YesYesYesYesYes
iPad Pro 12.9" (2nd gen)YesYesYesYesYes
iPad Pro 12.9" (3rd gen)--YesYesYes
iPad Pro 12.9" (4th gen)---YesYes

Known issues

There may be Known issues with Practique for iPad application which may be applicable to the version of the application which you're currently using.

It is important that you read carefully Known Issues documentation and make yourself familiar with the workarounds which are provided for each of the Known Issue before your exam.

Known Issues are published on Known Issues page for both Practique for Server & Practique for iPad, please read Known Issues page carefully.



Upcoming release

Access to the upcoming release is available via TestFlight, Apple's Beta release service.

Please submit a Service Desk ticket if you would like to be included, this will allow you review the upcoming changes and provide feedback.

Published releases

Following list contains release notes for all published releases of Practique for iOS application.

6.2.3

Full Release Notes

6.2.2

Full Release Notes

6.2.1

Full Release Notes

6.2.0

Full Release Notes

6.1.2

Full Release Notes

6.1.0

Full Release Notes

6.0.1

Full Release Notes

5.0.5 - All 5.#.# builds are now deprecated

Essentially the same as 5.0.4 but with project property updates required to support Xcode9+

There is also a change to fix an issue where some lists were not correctly laid out in iOS11+; without this fix the screen needs to be rotated to get the correct layout.

5.0.4 - 10th September 2017

Practique app 5.0.4 is primarily focussed on improving the stability of the app. This includes tackling user reported bugs and making systems architecture improvements to reduce the number of crashes. With this release, the Practique team has spent a significant amount of time performing tests internally but also on-site using our customer's infrastructure to try to simulate real exam conditions as close as possible. We are very grateful for your continued support and participation in building this product with us. 

Fixes

KI-PRAC-IOS-5: Written, OSCE - Login/Logout information for an Examiner may be in accurate on the Marshall screen

In previous versions of the application the login/logout status of the Examiner or the online/offline indication may not be accurate on the Marshall screen or the Backend.

This has now been fixed and the application updates the information correctly and in a timely manner. Keep in mind that due to the changes on the Practique Server, there may be a delay (by default 10s, configurable) for the information to be distributed from the Practique Server to the applications. This delay was introduced in Practique Server 5.2.1 version in order to manage excessive load on the server.

KI-PRAC-IOS-2: OSCE - Examiners may occasionally encounter "Unable to create result" error message

Please refer to the Known issues page for the description of the issue.

The Practique application has been updated to minimise the possibility for the issue to occur.

KI-PRAC-IOS-6: OSCE - Previous candidate marksheet switches to amended state unexpectedly while marking the next candidate

Please refer to the Known issues page for description of the issue.

Handling of the visual feedback for examiner list has been fixed so that the Submitted (Green), Changed/Pending (Amber) colour coding is accurately provided to the examiners.

KI-PRAC-IOS-7KI-PRAC-IOS-4KI-PRAC-IOS-3KI-PRAC-IOS-1 - Synchronisation issues when server is under heavy load or when running larger exams

There were issues in that the Practique for iPad application did not handle the situation well when the Practique Server became overloaded with traffic or when the exam was large in size. The behaviours on the application ranged from users being unable to login and the exam list not updating. You can read about the details of the issues further on the linked Known Issues page.

Practique for iPad has been put under heavy testing for scenarios such as overloaded Practique Server as well as poor Wi-Fi scenario. Issues arising from when the application gets stuck or does not handle slow response from Practique server gracefully has been fixed.

PRACIOS-220, PRACIOS-179, PRACIOS-181: Written, OSCE - It is possible to login to already completed sessions

Previously users were able to log in to already completed sessions due to the bug in validation of the credentials which did not take into account the status of the session.

This has been fixed and once the session is complete it is no longer possible for users to log in to that session.

PSD-829: Written - Question stem may disappear for number of questions

When a written exam is big in size (60+ questions) and contains Images and HTML markup in question stems and options, there may be a situation when for some questions stems are not displayed after candidates are working with the application for a longer period of time. This is due to the memory consumption which rises over the time to the point when it causes the above issue.

Practique for iPad application has been updated to manage memory consumption much better to prevent the issue.

PRACIOS-217: Written, OSCE - Exam list will not update automatically when iPad reconnects to Wi-Fi

Bug in detection of the online/offline status prevented list of exams to be automatically updated when Wi-Fi connection is lost or intermittent.

This has now been fixed and application will automatically update the list of exams when it comes online as expected.

PRACIOS-211 OSCE - Application crashes when application is minimised by pressing the "Home" button on the iPad

Fixed bug which occurred when a user is logged in, the exam is reset, the user then is presented with a block list and proceeds to press the home button. 

PRACIOS-190 OSCE - Application crash for candidates when logged in as candidate to iPad and tries to return to the same station he/she has just completed

When a candidate is logged into the iPad, clicks on a station, marks the station as complete, returns to the list of stations and clicks on the same station he/she has just completed, a crash occurred. This was fixed by modifying the timing of internal processes in the system. 

Improvements

PRACIOS-222 - Support independent configuration of HTTP/WS network services

Under certain technical constraints it is better to have various network services configured independently. This was not possible in the previous versions and the application has been updated to support such scenarios.

PRACIOS-205: Written, OSCE - Difficult to select session in as exam list updating constantly

As the text of the message on the screen when updating was on two lines instead of one, the list of exams changed position when an update was in progress. This meant that the user would select the wrong session by mistake.

This has been fixed and the exam list does not change position anymore.

PRACIOS-210 Written, OSCE - System architecture improvement to prevent crashes when processing Results

PRACIOS-212 Written, OSCE - System architecture improvement to improve processing of Block list and Login

PRACIOS-126 Written, OSCE - Memory leaks 

Primarily affecting written exams due to memory consumption, systems improvement in the way data is cache to reduce memory consumption

5.0.3 - 21st April 2017

Improvements

Introduction of Resource captions (since Practique Server 5.2.0)

Practique Server version 5.2.0 introduce Resource captions which are now supported on Practique for iPad. Resource caption allows question authors to specify different text for the Resource for Candidates who interact with the Practique for iPad (Written & OSCE). Other user roles using Practique for iPad use (as before) Resource title.

This change allows you to upload a Resource, let's say Chest X-Ray, and provide detailed title for it in Practique "Chest X-Ray Normal hilar position" so that it is easily identifiable & searchable. However because such title could give a way information to Candidates you may provide Resource caption of "X-Ray" for example.

Candidate OSCE improvements

OSCE candidate user intrface has been updated for iOS10

When candidate accepts T&C this information is transferred to Practique server now. This means that should user switch iPads they don't need to accept T&C again.

Exam list error handling & Retry

Practique application attempts to refresh list of available exams to the iPad every time when it's started. Under certain conditions such as poor Wi-Fi this may fail. Previously the only way how to retry update for the exam list was to close application and open it again.

It is now possible to use Retry button also reason for the failure provided for troubleshooting.

Fixes

PSD-626, PSD-646, PSD-514, PSD-701: OSCE - Synchronisation fixes

Synchronisation changes in Practique for iOS in version 5.x.x introduced behaviours which caused issues during the OSCE exams, Written exams we're not affected due to the fact that Written exams do not synchronise one iPad dataset onto all other iPads as it is in case with OSCE. Nature of the issues would be not regular/deterministic and the rate of occurrence depends on the timing of the Examiner activity as well as size of the exam (especially multiple-concurrent exams).

Issues:

    • Application stuck on "Updating exam list screen".
    • Examiner iPads may got stuck at certain rounds while marshals already moved to next rounds.
    • After session is finished Examiners report problems logging in with message "Already logged in".
    • Examiners would appear logged in on Marshal & Practique Server while logged out on iPad.
    • Start/Stop round for Marshal would freeze after tapping and it would not be possible to end round

Issues has been fixed by separating the synchronisation of the data from the Practique Server (and reprioritising this activity) from the User initiated actions such as Start/Stop rounds. As well application now attempts to perform synchronisation after it finishes with User initiated messages and marks upload in order to make sure it is always up to date.

PRACIOS-4: OSCE - Audio recording feature was broken by introduction of iOS 10

With introduction of Apple iOS 10 application was no longer able to record auto feedback for OSCE. When Examiner attempt to use Audio recording feature application would simply close.

This has now been fixed and Audio recording works as expected.

5.0.2 - 7th February 2017

Fixes

PSD-488, PSD-541: Written - Order of questions in Written exam was not maintained on the iPad

Despite exam has been setup with Randomise questions set to off questions have been randomised for students when running an exam on the iPad. There could be groups of students having the same order.

This has now been fixed and questions are no longer randomised if exam is set to not randomised questions. 

PSD-514: Written, OSCE - Marks were not sent automatically when iPad comes back from off-line

When internet connection has been lost or very poor iPad would switch to off-line mode. In this mode examiners continue marking and iPad accumulates marks until network connectivity is restored. At this point iPad should sent marks which as been accumulated in off-line automatically to server without user intervention, which did not happen.

This has now been fixed and iPad correctly determines online and offline situations and automatically dispatches marks to server without user intervention. Users can continue working with the application. Marks are also automatcially dispatched to the server when application is opened and there are some marks pending.

This is also valid when application crashes or is completely switched off (swipe up) by users.

PSD-514: OSCE - Application crashes when opening while attempting to reconnect when there is poor Wi-Fi

When there was poor Wi-Fi network users had problems when opening/closing application. With especially poor Wi-Fi there was a situation when application attempted to re-connect but due to poor Wi-Fi there was a timing issue which resulted in a crash.

Application has been now updated to handle re-connections while on poor Wi-Fi better and it does not crash when quickly closing/opening the application.

PRACIOS-171: Written, OSCE - Sessions at bottom of Log In list are not accessible

When there are more than 6 exams pushed to devices it would not be possible to select exams listed at the bottom of the exam list.

This has now been fixed in such a way that the list of exams is now scrollable and user can scroll down to to reach and select exams at the bottom of the list.

PSD-541: Written: Certain questions won't display question stem (text is cutoff)

Under some circumstances (especially on iPad Mini 1G, iOS 9.3.5) there was an issue with questions with HTML formatting in question stems where stem may have got cutoff instead of displayed as whole text (eg. one line of the stem would be visible). This issue has not been reproducible on newer hardware & iOS 10 combination.

As a workaround for the issue users had to rotate the device from landscape to portrait orientation or vice versa to "reveal" text which has been cut off.

This issue is now resolved and it is no longer to reproducible on following hardware/iOS: iPad Mini 1G/9.5.3, iPad Pro/10.2.1, iPad Air 2/10.2, iPad 2/9.5.3).

5.0.1 - 19th January 2017

Fixes

PRACIOS-176: Written, OSCE - Fix crash when synchronisation received reset exam message

When users were working with the application while the exam is reseted on the Practique server the application would suddenly close and iPad home screen should be shown.

This is now fixed and application does not close but users are automatically logged out from current exam and presented Exam list.

5.0.0 - 2nd June 2016

New features

Multiple concurrent exams support

Practique 5.0.0 introduces (both o iPad and Backend) possibility to run multiple concurrent sessions or/or multiple concurrent exams on the iPad. Practique application previously supported only one exam to be active on the iPad. Application only synchronised only one exam and allowed Candidates & Examiners to only interact with current exam.

Multiple concurrent sessions

It is now possible to start more than one session on the Practique server. This is very useful in case that it is expected to run whole exam off-line and therefore starting & stopping sessions would not be possible or inconvenient.

Another use case for having more than one active session would be an exam which is held in different geographical locations. Each session would in this case represent session in particular location (eg. Hospital Session 1).

Multiple concurrent exams

It is now possible to Publish to device more than one exam. This feature is especially useful in case the exam is held in different geographical locations or simply when there is more than one exam taking place at one time.

In both cases Practique application

    • Provides list of exams which are currently published on the backend
    • Allows users to select Exam/Session combination to synchronise and login

Please note that the application now synchronise Exam data when user selects the exam which they wish to login. This is different behaviour from from the previous versions where application simply automatically synchronise one single active exam automatically when opened. In this version of application user needs first to select Exam/Session combination to initiate synchronisation for the selected exam.

Improvements

End of official support for iOS 8.x for the Practique application

Practique application has been updated to support latest versions of iOS9 & iOS10. Application will be actively tested and supported only on these versions of iOS.

Fixed problems with Single Application Mode iOS 10

Practique application opts out from Slide Over and Split View (please refer to About Multitasking on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for more details) to retain previous behaviour on iOS 10

Application Information device IP address fixed on iOS 10

Application 3rd party dependencies has been updated for iOS 10

Expose application log files and crash logs via iTunes file sharing

Practique application automatically uploads diagnostic log files to Practique server in background without any interaction required from the users. In order to make this process more transparent and provide means to extract required diagnostic information even in case where there is no network connectivity, these diagnostic log files are accessible via iTunes File sharing (see About File Sharing on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for more details).

These diagnostic log files are used by Support team to troubleshoot when you encounter issues with the iPad application and you may be asked to provide these files to the Support team.

Security

Support for client/server Certificate pinning for improved security

Implementation of server certificate pinning for HTTPS transfers

Implement Server certificate pinning for WebSocket connections between iPad & Server

Fixes

Possible loss of marks when running an OSCE exam

Under certain exam conditions when there is large amount of examiners participating in exam 50+ there may occur issue with iPad application mark persistence which results in loss of marks. Issue is very rare and may not manifest during the exam at all or occurs for very few stations (<=2) during the exam.

Symptoms & Impact

Issue can be detected by observing marshal screen and identifying examiners which are indicated as online but do not have any marks submitted for several examination rounds despite the fact that their iPad (when physically checked by the marshal) is online and marksheets have been submitted by the examiner (green bars on the examiner screen). When detecting the issue make sure that iPad is on-line not to confuse the issue with normal off-line mode of the iPad.

Should the issue occur examiners are allowed to submit marks for whole session onto their iPads. Marks would be appearing as submitted but Practique server would not receive any marks for that examiner/station. Once examiner does log-out or application is closed the marks would be lost. When examiner does login again to the exam he would be presented with the list of candidates where only first candidate would indicate marks being submitted and the rest of the candidates would miss the submitted marks.

Fix & Prevention

Application now provides means both in user interface as well as internally to avoid any loss of marks.

Internal measures include making sure that the marks are saved to the filesystem (log file) when Examiner submits the marksheet before attempting to send or save marks to database in order to minimise possibility of any side effects preventing marks to be saved due to influence of problems in different parts of the infrastructure. Log files are also exposed to the IT teams which can extract log file and provide it to the Support team for marks recovery.

Measures from the user perspective include visual warning when such situation should occur and providing means for the user to recover from the situation and continue their marking without any impact on the marks or their marking.

4.2.2 - 2nd June 2016

Fixes

PSD-241: Rows randomly disappear / reorder on Marshal Schedule screen (see screenshot)

Should your exam have a high number of stations this is a recommended update.

Under certain conditions rows on the Marshal Schedule screen could disappear when scrolling up and down. The issue is not consistent and may be difficult to reproduce, however it should be possible to reproduce when:

  1. Round has a high number of rooms (15 for example, more than can fit on the iPad screen) so Marshal needs to scroll up/down
  2. There are some marks submitted already for that round for one of the rooms which is off screen (for example 15th room on that round)
  3. Marshal views the Schedule screen and slowly scrolls down to 15th room and then slowly scrolls up
  4. At this point the last row may disappear and as Marshal scrolls up some of the top rows may appear empty

Should this issue occur it would be in both portrait and landscape orientations. It manifests by the rows disappearing at random and appearing again as user slowly scrolls up/down.

At the moment only one customer has reported the issue. However we confirm it is a valid issue which has been introduced in version 4.1.0 and has possibly been escalated by recent iOS 9.3.x updates (not confirmed).

Issue does not lead to any data loss but it is an inconvenience for Marshals and workaround is to navigate back to the Circuit Overview screen and back to the Round Schedule screen which will display correctly although does not prevent the issue from occurring again.

Marshal Schedule screen has been reviewed and fixed. Scrolling on those screens works as expected and rows do not change order or disappear in any way.

4.2.1 - 15th April 2016

Fixes

PRACIOS-145: Fix validation for required answers after CSP has been deselected

When marksheet with required answers contained CSP question which has been marked validation of the marksheet has been correctly disabled so that it can be submitted incomplete. However when the CSP question has been deselected the validation of required answers as not be re-enabled resulting in situation when Examiner may have submit incomplete marksheet.

This has been fixed and validation is re-enabled when any/all CSP questions are deselected.

4.2.0 - 12th April 2016 (requires Practique Server version >=4.3.0)

 New features

 Critical Stop Points (CSP)

Critical Stop Points functionality provides means for Examiners to quickly fail Candidate in cases such as endangering an animal or themselves, serious professional concerns and so on. This feature is available via Marksheet authoring on Practique Server, for more information about how to use CSP please refer to Practique Server release notes.

In terms of Practique for iPad Critical Stop Points influence how the marksheet is validated on the iPad before it is submitted by the Examiner. This is only change to the behaviour of the Practique for iPad application, there are not User Interface changes for this feature.

If you do not setup your marksheet to use observation criteria marked as CSP then Practique for iPad remains the same as in previous versions.

Validation in detail:

  1. Marksheet without any CSP question is valid and can be submitted when ALL mandatory questions are answered otherwise it is not valid and can not be submitted (this is behaviour prior to version 4.2.0)
  2. If marksheet contains one (or more) CSP questions validation takes this into account and
    1. marksheet is considered valid if at least one CSP is selected regardless mandatory questions - This means that when student fails station early during the interview Examiner does not need to fill in whole marksheet with dummy marks and is allowed to submit incomplete marksheet.
    2. marksheet is considered valid if no CSP questions are selected and ALL mandatory questions are selected
    3. marksheet is considered invalid if no CSP questions are selected and any of mandatory questions are missing answers (this is behaviour prior to version 4.2.0)

4.1.0 - 5th April 2016 (requires Practique Server version >=4.1.0)

New features

Communicate to iPad that the Candidate/Student ‘Did not attend’

Updates to Practique Server and Practique for iPad now allows for information that Candidate/Student ‘Did not attend’ an exam to be propagated in real time to Examiner and Marshall iPads. For more information about this feature for Practique Server please refer to Practique Server release notes.

It is possible to mark Candidate as ‘Did not attend’ or ‘Did attend’ to allow for late comers.

Presentation and impacts of this feature

  • Examiner is notified that Candidate did not attend by updating their schedule. Candidate name is displayed in grey colour and strikethrough style: John Doe
  • Examiner is no longer able to enter marks for Candidate who did not attend
  • Marshal screens correctly reflect the number of expected marks taking into account Did Not Attend information

Examiner independent marking

This feature is available as Practique for iPad settings per customer. It is disabled by default retaining current behaviour.

In certain exam situations it is not practical to require Marshall role during the exam as Examiners may be in different locations with/without Wi-Fi connectivity. In this case it may be more practical to allow Examiners to mark any candidates on their schedule (mark independently) and do not require a Marshal to manage examination rounds.

How does Independent marking influence Examiner & Marshal screens?

  • Examiner can mark any Candidate on their schedule
  • Examiner Schedule screen no longer indicates current round
  • Examiner Case screen no longer notifies that the Examiner is looking at the wrong candidate
  • Examiner Case screen no longer notifies Examiner that current round is not started
  • Marshall Circuit Overview screen no longer indicates current round
  • Marshall Round Overview screen does not provide functionality to manage rounds

Marshal Circuit Overview


New Circuit Overview screen gives Marshals clear view of the status for their whole Circuit.

Information provided for the Marshall include:

  • list of all rounds for the circuit
  • total number of submitted marks
  • total number of marks expected to be submitted
  • number of marks submitted for each round
  • number of marks expected for each round
  • indication which round is Current indicated with the red bar
  • indication of round status in terms of marks
    • Complete - Green - All marks submitted
    • Incomplete - Amber - Some marks pending
    • Pending - Grey - No marks submitted




4.0.5 - 5th April 2016

Fixes

PRACIOS-128: Written - Inform Server when user finishes exam

When user uses ‘Finish & Logout’ feature iPad application now informs server that the user finished his exam so that this information can be accurately displayed on the View Logins screen.

PRACIOS-56: Written - Exit SAM (Single Application Mode) when Login screen is displayed

When user did not use ‘Finish & Logout’ feature but just logged out while the SAM is enabled users iPad remains in the SAM even after the exam is finished by the exam team.

This is now fixed and user's iPads are correctly unlocked from SAM.

4.0.4 - 18th March 2016

Fixes

PRACIOS-65: Written - Exit SAM (Single Application Mode) when exam is finished

When exam team stops Session on the Practique server SAM needs to be unlocked for any Student who is using the iPad application otherwise students will end up with locked iPads. This has not been the case due to the bug in the iPad application.

iPad application has been updated to make sure that the SAM is disabled properly when Session is stopped on the Practique Server.

PRACIOS-47: Written - Exit SAM (Single Application Mode) when user's time for an exam expires (only for exams with specified time limit)

Practique for iPad contained bug which caused application to not disable SAM mode when user's allocated time for an exam expired.

This has now been fixed and user is correctly logged out and SAM disabled.

4.0.3 - 11th March 2016

Improvements

PRACIOS-122: OSCE - Unable to submit mark sheet when it defines mandatory question which uses schema without any answers

It is possible to create mark sheet question (of type Discrete) which uses schema without any answers defined. This is used (as a workaround) to add an arbitrary text row to the mark sheet. Because such a question is just an ordinary question on the mark sheet editor it is possible make it mandatory - Practique will not stop users from doing so. This will however create marksheet which is not possible to submit on the iPads because iPad will require an answer for such a question.

iPad mark sheet validation has been updated so that it ignores questions (of type Discrete) which do not have any answers defined to protect against this situation.

Fixes

PRACIOS-69: WRITTEN - Certain questions were not rendered properly after device was rotated

When device was rotated while on the last or first question of the exam then subsequent navigation to previous/next question resulted in question text not being completely visible or the space for the question text became too large.

Question rendering has been fixed to reliably resize question text to fit screen size and resize reliably after device is rotated.

4.0.2 - 18th February 2016

Improvements

PRACIOS-115, PSD-192: When Marksheet amendments are allowed do not display “You cannot reverse this action.” as part of the submit marks confirmation message

Fixes

PRACIOS-113, PSD-191: Protect against possible rare conditions resulting in marks corruption

We have identified possible scenario when marks could potentially be corrupted during input on the iPad device. Scenario is very rare and has been observed with 1/100 frequency and does depend on the setup of the concrete exam/marksheet as well as actions of the examiner and realtime exam status changes.
Steps taken to mitigate the issue:

Marksheet code updated to minimise influence of the Examiner actions and Exam status changes

Added diagnostic information logging to verify issues does not occur again

PRACIOS-98: Fixed rare application crash when user tried to open Application Details screen (using (info)) while iPad was disconnected from the WiFi

This was due to the fact that the IP address of the device cannot be determined. Application Details now opens and IP address is reported as "Unknown".

PRACIOS-114: Fixed situation when User had to tap twice in order to de-select already selected option on the Marksheet.

This now works as expected and single tap de-selectes previously selected option.
In case User filled in the Marksheet and navigated to the Schedule screen and back to Marksheet where they wanted to de-select previously selected answer they would need to tap twice for the intended change to take effect. This issue only impacted situations where users had filled marks and navigated back to the Marksheet not when they were filling in the Marksheet in one session.

4.0.1 - 14th January 2016

Fixes

PSD-169: Unable to launch app in offline mode under certain circumstances

4.0.0 Comenius - 8th January 2016

This is major release of Practique for iPad, please refer to separate release notes 4.0.0 Comenius.

2.1.28 - 26th November 2015

  • PRAC-756: Written, prepare HTML content for first question, to prevent rendering problems
  • PRAC-755: Written, fix highlighting of the selected answers
  • PRAC-754: Written, fix rendering of the list of Answers on iOS9

2.1.27 - 24th November 2015

This release is required by the fact that Fry-IT Apple distribution certificates expired and had to be re-newed. As this requires us to acquire new certificates from Apple and reissue applications with new certificates we have to release new application.

Please upgrade your iPads to at least this version of the application.

  • Re-releasing application with new Apple code signing certificates with validity till November 2018
  • PRAC-716: Fix handling of the boolean fields for OSCE which caused problems when accepting marks from iPads
  • Fixed incrementing of the build number (Shown in Application information section > Build) to provide accurate build number

2.1.26 - 15th October 2015

  • Prevent crash when transitioning from mark sheet to the bypass round (eg. where round does not have MarkSheet)

2.1.25 - 9th October 2015

  • Updating application settings imposed by Apple Transport Security

2.1.23 & 2.1.24 - 6th September 2015

  • New features: Allow examiners to amend mark sheet on the iPad
  • iOS9 necessary compatibility changes
    • Remove the separator insets and layout guide rendering.
    • Fix marksheet rendering

2.1.22 - 1st September 2015

  • Fixed problem when upgrading applications from previous versions may not be initialised properly.



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v. 105 Sep 20, 2019 06:54 Declan Meaney
v. 104 Sep 20, 2019 06:43 Declan Meaney
v. 103 Sep 20, 2019 06:41 Declan Meaney
v. 102 Aug 27, 2019 08:16 Declan Meaney
v. 101 Aug 27, 2019 08:16 Declan Meaney
v. 100 Aug 27, 2019 08:15 Declan Meaney
v. 99 Aug 27, 2019 07:48 Declan Meaney
v. 98 Jul 26, 2019 16:43 Declan Meaney
v. 97 Jul 26, 2019 12:32 Declan Meaney
v. 96 Jul 25, 2019 11:56 Declan Meaney
v. 95 Jul 04, 2019 15:55 Trisha Higginson
v. 94 Jul 04, 2019 15:22 Trisha Higginson
v. 93 Jun 28, 2019 13:44 Trisha Higginson
v. 92 Jun 27, 2019 10:43 Declan Meaney
v. 91 Jun 27, 2019 10:42 Declan Meaney
v. 90 Jun 27, 2019 10:41 Declan Meaney
v. 89 Jun 27, 2019 10:39 Declan Meaney
v. 88 Jun 27, 2019 10:33 Declan Meaney
v. 87 Jun 27, 2019 10:29 Declan Meaney
v. 86 Jun 27, 2019 10:16 Declan Meaney
v. 85 Jun 27, 2019 10:10 Declan Meaney
v. 84 Jun 27, 2019 09:59 Declan Meaney
v. 83 Jun 27, 2019 09:57 Declan Meaney
v. 82 Jan 22, 2019 10:27 Trisha Higginson
v. 81 Nov 23, 2018 10:24 Trisha Higginson
v. 80 Nov 23, 2018 09:45 Declan Meaney
v. 79 Nov 22, 2018 19:56 Declan Meaney
v. 78 Nov 22, 2018 15:38 Trisha Higginson
v. 77 Nov 22, 2018 13:40 Trisha Higginson
v. 76 Nov 20, 2018 17:30 Declan Meaney
v. 75 Nov 20, 2018 17:02 Declan Meaney
v. 74 Oct 23, 2018 10:43 Declan Meaney
v. 73 Jun 22, 2018 14:23 Declan Meaney
v. 72 Jun 22, 2018 14:05 Declan Meaney
v. 71 Jun 22, 2018 14:02 Declan Meaney
v. 70 Apr 06, 2018 13:24 Declan Meaney
v. 69 Mar 07, 2018 09:37 Trisha Higginson
v. 68 Feb 28, 2018 14:02 Constant McColl
v. 67 Feb 28, 2018 13:32 Pavel Kunc
Provide previous behaviour description for the Marksheet submission changes.
v. 66 Feb 01, 2018 09:51 Declan Meaney
v. 65 Jan 08, 2018 08:07 Will Garnett
v. 64 Dec 04, 2017 11:26 Will Garnett
v. 63 May 23, 2017 09:56 Pavel Kunc
Separate Known Issues in to separate single purpose page.
v. 62 May 23, 2017 09:35 Pavel Kunc
Publish KI-7
v. 61 May 23, 2017 09:11 Pavel Kunc
Update Known Issues publishing KI-6
v. 60 May 15, 2017 20:24 Pavel Kunc
Update Known Issues publishing KI-5
v. 59 Apr 21, 2017 15:00 Pavel Kunc
v. 58 Apr 21, 2017 14:59 Pavel Kunc
v. 57 Apr 21, 2017 14:59 Pavel Kunc
Add quick links section
v. 56 Apr 21, 2017 14:55 Pavel Kunc
Separate Upcoming release information into separate page.
v. 55 Apr 21, 2017 14:49 Pavel Kunc
Publish list of known issues
v. 54 Apr 19, 2017 16:15 Pavel Kunc
5.0.3 release & updates to 5.1.0.
v. 53 Mar 03, 2017 11:21 Radim Novotny
v. 52 Mar 02, 2017 23:51 Pavel Kunc
Pre-release of 5.0.3
v. 51 Feb 23, 2017 12:12 Constant McColl
release date of 5.0.1 from 2nd June 2017 to 19th January 2017
v. 50 Feb 09, 2017 19:03 Pavel Kunc
Release notes for 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2
v. 49 Jan 23, 2017 10:37 Pavel Kunc
Version 4.3.x became 5.x.x so has been removed from the compatibility table.
v. 48 Jan 23, 2017 10:35 Pavel Kunc
Update Practique application version compatibility table.
v. 47 Aug 10, 2016 14:50 Pavel Kunc
Update iPad 2 HW compatibility information
v. 46 Jul 08, 2016 14:21 Pavel Kunc
Compatibility information for iOS 10
v. 45 Jun 06, 2016 10:26 Pavel Kunc
Fix typo in 4.2.2 version number.
v. 44 Jun 03, 2016 17:11 Will Garnett
v. 43 Jun 03, 2016 16:59 Pavel Kunc
Update iOS compatibility information
v. 42 Jun 03, 2016 16:56 Pavel Kunc
Release of 4.2.3
v. 41 Apr 22, 2016 15:44 Pavel Kunc
Release 4.2.0 & 4.2.1
v. 40 Apr 22, 2016 15:09 Pavel Kunc
Update iPad Pro model identifiers
v. 39 Apr 22, 2016 15:06 Pavel Kunc
Update iOS Compatibility
v. 38 Apr 05, 2016 18:24 Constant McColl
Language review
v. 37 Apr 05, 2016 11:14 Pavel Kunc
Document releases 4.0.5 and 4.1.0
v. 36 Mar 24, 2016 18:09 Pavel Kunc
Publish release notes for 4.0.4
v. 35 Mar 24, 2016 17:48 Pavel Kunc
Update hardware compatibility for iOS 9.3
v. 34 Mar 16, 2016 22:04 Pavel Kunc
v. 33 Mar 16, 2016 22:04 Pavel Kunc
Move legend
v. 32 Mar 16, 2016 22:01 Pavel Kunc
Add hardware compatibility section.
v. 31 Mar 16, 2016 21:50 Pavel Kunc
v. 30 Mar 15, 2016 12:58 Pavel Kunc
Update formatting to new style for 4.x
v. 29 Mar 15, 2016 12:52 Pavel Kunc
Document 4.0.3 release
v. 28 Feb 17, 2016 22:41 Pavel Kunc
Start 4.1.0 release notes - Did not attend
v. 27 Feb 17, 2016 22:12 Pavel Kunc
Add preliminary (possibly final) 4.0.2 release notes.
v. 26 Feb 17, 2016 21:41 Pavel Kunc
Updated compatibility table as latest releases re iOS 9.3 compatible.
v. 25 Jan 14, 2016 15:14 Pavel Kunc
Update compatibility with iOS 9.3
v. 24 Jan 14, 2016 15:13 Pavel Kunc
Release notes for 4.0.1 hot fix release.
v. 23 Jan 08, 2016 18:23 Pavel Kunc
Update 4.0.0 Comenius release date
v. 22 Jan 08, 2016 18:22 Pavel Kunc
Simplify compatibility table by removing column for iOS 9.2 and update iOS9xxx column.
v. 21 Dec 20, 2015 16:23 Pavel Kunc
Update test results for 9.2 & legacy version.
v. 20 Dec 20, 2015 15:15 Pavel Kunc
Updated information about iOS 8 future support.
v. 19 Dec 16, 2015 20:18 Pavel Kunc
Update and incorporate Comenius release notes.
v. 18 Dec 16, 2015 17:35 Pavel Kunc
v. 17 Dec 11, 2015 18:38 Pavel Kunc
Synchronise major App version with major backend version for simplicity.
v. 16 Dec 11, 2015 18:37 Pavel Kunc
Add more information about current releases.
v. 15 Dec 10, 2015 22:59 Pavel Kunc
Next release will be 3.0.0, Enhance compatibility information.
v. 14 Dec 09, 2015 14:26 Pavel Kunc
Separate current releases and upcoming releases.
v. 13 Dec 09, 2015 14:24 Pavel Kunc
Separate change history from the document content.
v. 12 Dec 09, 2015 14:23 Pavel Kunc
Adding change history to make changes visible.
v. 11 Dec 09, 2015 14:22 Pavel Kunc
Updated compatibility section with relevant information.
v. 10 Dec 09, 2015 14:11 Pavel Kunc
v. 9 Dec 07, 2015 21:07 Pavel Kunc
v. 8 Dec 07, 2015 21:02 Pavel Kunc
v. 7 Nov 26, 2015 14:20 Pavel Kunc
2.1.28 release noted
v. 6 Nov 24, 2015 20:18 Pavel Kunc
v. 5 Nov 24, 2015 20:13 Pavel Kunc
v. 4 Nov 24, 2015 19:55 Pavel Kunc
v. 3 Nov 24, 2015 18:56 Pavel Kunc
v. 2 Nov 24, 2015 18:47 Pavel Kunc
v. 1 Nov 11, 2015 11:31 Pavel Kunc