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Should Tutorials Be Made Primarily With 3.5.11 or 4.0?


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Hello. :)

 

Just out of curiosity, if I wanted to make a tutorial for beginners, which version of paint.net should be used for the tutorial? I would make references for both, but should I primarily explain things from a 3.5.11 perspective or a 4.0 perspective? This would include both written tutorials and youtube tutorials.

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4.0 will soon(ish) become the required version.  We haven't discussed the issue, but I'm betting users will be STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to write tutorials from a 4.0 perspective when 4.0 becomes public.

 

Personally, I'd write tutorials for 4.0 and highlight the variations 3.5.11 requires. 

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I don't think any existing 3.5.11 tutorials will be removed (we've discussed adding a warning to the top of older tutorials until the authors edit them), but I imagine that once 4.0 has a month or two under its belt, we'll start requiring 4.0 (i.e. locking noncompliant tutorials).  Not that it will be a huge issue for most of the tutorials posted; they'll probably be compatible with either version with only minor accommodation.

 

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