The more things change, the more they stay the same. While some people say that the new year is a time for new ideas and resolutions, it is also a time to realize that some things don’t ever seem to change. Our developers’ resolutions certainly don’t seem to pan out very often: This year’s resolution was to start writing the entire code base in iambic pentameter as an “intellectual exercise.” This seemed to fall off within a few days, possibly due to the need for so many semicolons, and perhaps that’s for the best. Sending our QA team to Shakespeare camp for code reviews was definitely going to be expensive.
On January 28, 2017, we released thinkorswim version 1896. Features include: