Test OpenSesame 3.1.3 with massive performance improvements!
OpenSesame 3.1.3 will be the third maintenance release in the 3.1 series. It contains many bugfixes (release notes will follow; for now you can take a look at the GitHub commit history) and large performance improvements. These performance improvements are especially noticeable on slower systems (obviously) and when working with large experiments. In some cases, such as when opening a large experiment, a 50- to 100-fold speedup should occur.
Because these performance improvements required substantial changes, we want to make sure that there are no regressions (i.e. no newly introduced bugs)--so we require your testing! I do feel comfortable saying that the latest prerelease (>= 3.1.3a8) is pretty much ready for general consumption. I do feel (moderately ) comfortable saying that the latest prerelease (>= 3.1.3a9) is pretty much ready for general consumption.
You can download the latest prereleases for Windows from here:
Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10
For Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10, you can use the
On other systems, you can get the latest packages through PyPi (i.e.
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