Roadmap

We are always listening to what our users say, and good suggestions are very likely to be considered. Feel free to contact us with any suggestions.

2017

Q2

  • Initial beta release

Q3

  • Support showing changelogs in pull requests

Q4

  • Make it possible to specify PHP version
  • Add a public roadmap

2018

Q1

  • Make it possible to disallow projects to be updated

Q2

  • Add option to not update with dependencies

Q3

  • Support Gitlab
  • Make it possible to receive one pull request per dependency, instead of per version
  • Open source and release Github login module

Q4

  • Make it possible to pause Violinist between certain time ranges
  • Make it possible to pause a project
  • Add PHP 7.3

2019

Q1

  • Support option for one_pull_request_per_package
  • Support option for allow_updates_beyond_constraint
  • Implement and offer a priority queue
  • Make it possible to get notified with email and slack when updates can not be run
  • Add support for custom messages in pull requests
  • Add support for deploy keys

Q2

  • Beta support for API
  • Support Bitbucket
  • Support assignees for Pull/merge requests
  • Support not updating dev dependencies

Q3

Q4

  • Add PHP 7.4

2020

Q1

  • Support updating bundled packages
  • Support having composer.json in a subdirectory

Q2

  • Support overriding the default branch

Q3

Q4

  • Support PHP 8.0

Undecided future

Q?

  • Support composer 2

The roadmap is a living document, and might change without notice. Reasons for changing priorities might be (but are not limited to):

  • Enterprise customers with feature requests.
  • Unexpected changes in third party APIs
  • Important maintenance or changes due to libraries or software used.

This roadmap was last updated Aug 15 2020.