v1.8 - Insight Block

December 28, 2023

  • Insight block added to give users additional optional context in each module page

v1.7 - Audio Production Module Features & Test

September 8, 2023

  • The new features of v1.1 - v1.6 are launched to a select group of desktop volunteer users to test.

v1.6 - Audio Production Library List

September 3, 2023

  • Added Audio Production library page, populated with an tentative list of planned modules.

v1.5 - Contact Form

September 1, 2023

  • Added contact form page with Email, Topic, Subject and Message as the default required fields.
  • When on topic "Content Request", Email, Module Library and Message are required.
  • When on topic "Report Issue", Email, Module Library, Module ID and Message are required.
  • Added a report issue link on the bottom of each module page that autofills the contact form's Topic, Module Library and Module ID fields.
  • Added a content request link at the top of each library page that autofills the contact form's Topic and Module Library fields.

v1.4 - Audio Comparison Feature

August 31, 2023

  • Added an audio comparison feature that demonstrates the before and after of an applied effect using sound for auditory representation and waveform for visual representation.
  • Added generic controls such as play, pause and volume.
  • Added seek control on waveform click with a cursor indicating current playback position.
  • Added bypass button to switch between before and after audio.
  • All audio files used through this feature will be uploaded 192kbps, 44.1kHz, and 16-bit.
  • A single-source audio visualizer is also added.

v1.3 - Multiple Libraries

August 28, 2023

  • Saving functionality for multiple libraries (Techniques, Audio Production) added.
  • New dex linking URL usage for multiple libraries, backwards compatible with v1.0 (URL query strings without t= and a= will default to techniques).
  • Additional future libraries are now much easier to add.

v1.2 - Module Glossary

August 24, 2023

  • Terms and definitions will be scanned when loading the page and shown in a glossary at the top of the module page.

v1.1 - Codebase Remake

August 22, 2023

  • For easier maintainability, website stack has remade from JavaScript/React/Gatsby to TypeScript/React/NextJS/ChakraUI/TailwindCSS.

v1.0 - Public Launch

May 1, 2022

  • Launched to the public with 31 items in the Technique library: 4 Basics, 2 Articulation, 6 Harmonics, 2 Utility, 17 Percussion.

v0.9 - Test

April 29, 2022

  • Guitardex is launched to a select group of volunteer end-user testers.

v0.8 - Videos and Notation

April 27, 2022

  • Proofread written and notation content to be consistent with the video content.
  • Added techniques' notation content for the public release with IDs 1-31.
  • Added techniques' video content for the public release with IDs 1-31.

v0.7 - Module Continuation

April 24, 2022

  • Module pages (currently only techniques) now have a 'Continue learning...' section at the bottom of the page that links modules that have the current page's module as a pre-requisite. Other pre-requisites of the linked technique are also listed as required.
  • Added drafts of all the techniques' written content for the public release with IDs 1-32.

v0.6 - UI Overhaul

April 18, 2022

  • Guitardex profile names are now displayed as the page heading to make the profile name have more visual impact instead of 'My Guitardex' with an input box below. Unnamed profiles now have a placeholder of 'My Guitardex' displayed above instead.
  • A maximum character length of 24 is now shown with a counter when editing the profile.
  • Guitardex now shows a drag icon when hovered.
  • Techniques search page and Guitardex now shows color coded difficulty markers.
  • Techniques search page now shows category markers.
  • Guitardex now shows category and group markers.
  • Technique pages now has the page header (reqs, difficulty, group, category, save button) visibly separate from the content below.

v0.5 - Improved Technique Button UI

April 8, 2022

  • Added pages Help, About, and Community. Development (this) page was also added.
  • Changed technique buttons from box and checkmark to save icon and checkmark.
  • Revamped save button and delete button UI to be more minimalistic.
  • Bug Fix: Erasing Guitardex name using CTRL/CMD hotkeys now work.

v0.4 - My Guitardex

March 24, 2022

  • 'My Guitardex' page displays the saved techniques of the end-user.
  • Encodes the save configuration to a short URL to share the user's Guitardex with others.
  • Added automatic decoding of a custom Guitardex URL upon visit to the site via the URL.
  • Added a way to delete individual entries of the Guitardex.
  • Added a way to delete all entries of the Guitardex.
  • Added a way to re-order entries of the Guitardex, which also updates the Guitardex's browser save accordingly.

v0.3 - Technique Library Search and Modules

March 2, 2022

  • Created the content structure to individually generate technique pages.
  • Created template skeletons of what the technique pages would look like.
  • Added a Searchbar that queries search terms of the technique titles and their tags.
  • Added Guitardex browser saving functionality and put a save button on the Searchbar page and each individual technique page.

v0.2 - Dark Mode

February 19, 2022

  • Allows end-users to freely toggle between light and dark theme (defaults to light).
  • User's browser remembers the color mode preference of the end-user.

v0.1 - Website Skeleton

February 04, 2022

  • The start of this website.