I wish everybody a happy new year 2016. I wrote such a post last year as well, and expressed my hope that 2015 would be a good year for BOLTS. However 2015 turned out to be a very slow year for BOLTS, as I did not have a lot of time and energy to spend on BOLTS. And I can not promise that this year will be better.
However, other people did advance the project:
Translations, Bug Reports
Packaged in FreeCAD community PPA, thanks abdullah from the FreeCAD Forums.
Nice Video Tutorial by cad1919, which shows the use of BOLTS, the fasteners workbench and the assembly2 workbench for creating a quite complex assembly. BOLTS is used for the ball bearings, but not for the fasteners, as the fastener workbench seems to be much easier to use in this case. So there is something to learn for BOLTS.