To update ExplainDev Chrome extension to the latest version go to chrome://extensions/ and click update in the top left corner.
🌟 VS Code extension now accessable for all account holders!
- Autogenerated follow up questions with answers.
🐥 Deployed VS Code extension! Authentication now set up for those who signed up as early testers.
- Consise explanations for function of selected code.
At app.explain.dev, you can now select code from within the snippet and generate explanations. The explanation will be generated in a new text box with an arrow from the selection.
Explanation text, text boxes and arrows are now customizable in the right panel.
🐥 New graphic tutorial generator: Try the ExplainDev API and Create graphical tutorials at https://app.explain.dev/ . This tool allows you to enter your own code in a beautiful layout you can customize and share.
We've moved to a usage-based pricing model where all users can get 1000 credits for free and fall in love with getting explanations for code.
Increased context and accuracy when explaining a portion of code! 🎉 🎉
Select as little code as you please and receive an accurate description of what the code is doing as well as contextual follow up questions/answers.
Better code readability! Fragments of code are now styled using a monospace font.
🌟 New feature: Write your own prompts!
Type in your own questions or prompt the AI for more context on the code in your browser.
🌟 New feature: Follow-up questions.
This customization option allows you to generate more follow-up questions for the code you want explained.
Users turn the feature on by going to the options pop up that is accessed through the ExplainDev icon at the top right corner of your Chrome browser. ExplainDev icon may be nested under the puzzle piece icon.
Fix problems with height and positioning of the tooltip
🌟 New feature: Change complexity of explanations.
This customization option changes how verbose explanations are and also changes the amount of technical language included in an explanation.
Options for customizing ExplainDev are now in the extension pop up. Options include:
Feedback prompts simplified:
Users can now specify whether explanations are "Too Basic", "Just Right", or "Too Complicated". This replaces the "Helpful", "Unhelpful", or "wrong" and providves us with more actionable feedback.
🌟 New feature: Right-click to explain:
Users can now find an explain option in their right-click menu. This enables users to explain code that is outside of code-blocks or snippets.
ExplainDev now works on more websites:
Support for language Elm
Explanations in prose instead of lists:
We've been doing some testing and found this new response more accurate than the list style we had. If you want your account reverted back to using lists - please email us
🌟 New feature: Explanations in Spanish
Bug fixes that improved stability
🌟 ExplainDev is born