Pervasent have now released Board Papers 2 to the App Store. This release builds on the strong foundation of the original release and adds some new features.
My full review of the previous version can be found here: http://www.sharepointdownunder.com/board-papers-by-pervasent-review/
Claims Based Authentication
This new release provides support for Claims Based Authentication.
In the new release, there is a prompt that the application needs access to the calendar. This feature isn’t fully active yet but needs to be enabled for the application to work properly. Pervasent are aware of this issue and have provided a work around.
If a user has denied access, access to the calendar needs to be set to On within Settings:
Board Papers Cover Styles
Users can now manage the covers via the SharePoint site and can add new covers that include branding. The list of available covers is now visible within the site:
New entries can be added with the attachment including the new cover to be used:
Adding Content to Site
This release also increase the functionality within the SharePoint site and allows for the upload of multiple documents:
In the previous release, it was only possible to scroll sideways within content. With this release, there is now a setting to enable vertical scrolling:
PDF Thumbnails are now supported and can be used for navigation of content:
Support for PDF bookmarks has been introduced in this release to further improve navigation of content:
Improved Support for Audio and Video
This new version introduces further support for audio and video within Board Meeting agendas: