There needs to be a countdown clock to release for every new version of Armory. It can be extended, of course, but it should give a rough overview of when the next one is released. It should help make the development a little easier to keep a bead on.
The great opportunity with free and open source project is to follow and contribute the development activities:
Good idea. I think also we must have auto update
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Generally there is no need to rebuild anything, just some terminal commands to clone latest repositories.