Minor updates to TPFC

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Minor updates to TPFC

#1 Post by Andrew Lee » Tue May 01, 2012 6:37 pm

Two updates made to the TPFC website:

1) As discussed in this topic, I have added some code to deal with animated screenshots. Instead of having a checkbox to indicated animated screenshots, I am checking the image file directly. If it is an animated GIF, a "play" symbol is prepended to the screenshot text, and the link title is set to "Screenshot (Animated)". Check this entry to see an example.

2) A "Recent Updates" box has been added to the right-most column of the TPFC website that displays the most recent version updates.

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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#2 Post by I am Baas » Tue May 01, 2012 7:42 pm

Andrew Lee wrote: As discussed in this topic, I have added some code to deal with animated screenshots. Instead of having a checkbox to indicated animated screenshots, I am checking the image file directly. If it is an animated GIF, a "play" symbol is prepended to the screenshot text, and the link title is set to "Screenshot (Animated)". Check this entry to see an example.
Cool. Thank you, Andrew.
Andrew Lee wrote:A "Recent Updates" box has been added to the right-most column of the TPFC website that displays the most recent version updates.
Does the "frequency of updates rule" apply to this list?
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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#3 Post by Andrew Lee » Tue May 01, 2012 9:10 pm

Does the "frequency of updates rule" apply to this list?
Yes.

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#4 Post by guinness » Tue May 01, 2012 9:59 pm

Great. What has happened to the comments? Some are missing and also seems there unrelated comments by you in some of the entries, I believe these to be testing comments.
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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#5 Post by abc » Tue May 01, 2012 10:09 pm

It's strange, some of the recent comments got obliterated or reset to a certain date?

ResophNotes for example had comments and now they're all gone :?

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#6 Post by abc » Tue May 01, 2012 10:12 pm

On the subject I think the sidebar could be slighter wider so that the text (e.g. Drive Manager V4.18 ➟ V4.19) shows in on a single line instead of 2 lines.

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#7 Post by joby_toss » Tue May 01, 2012 10:16 pm

There are also some database entries missing. The latest? Maybe this is an older backup?

For example, Clam Sentinel is no more: http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2289

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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#8 Post by I am Baas » Tue May 01, 2012 11:24 pm

Blame it all on user Loner :lol:
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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#9 Post by Checker » Wed May 02, 2012 2:33 am

joby_toss wrote:There are also some database entries missing. The latest? Maybe this is an older backup?
Seems so. I'm missing all my yesterdays updates (for example: Q-Dir V5.06). If you go to the "Private"-Section ( [#] ), you will find a lot of apps with voting points "0" now :shock:

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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#10 Post by Andrew Lee » Wed May 02, 2012 4:30 am

Apologies everyone :oops:

There is a test region and a production region. Somehow during the cutover, the production region was mispointed to the test region database and started using the wrong data. Everything is back to normal now. I will be making some procedural changes to make sure this absolutely does not happen again.

Once again, my sincere apologies to all the confusion.

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One entry (Free QR Creator) was updated during this period, which I have imported into the production database.

There were also a couple of new comments added, which I have imported into the production database (after some tidying up).

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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#11 Post by Andrew Lee » Wed May 02, 2012 4:53 am

On the subject I think the sidebar could be slighter wider so that the text (e.g. Drive Manager V4.18 ➟ V4.19) shows in on a single line instead of 2 lines.
I tried that, but it was quite ugly. Length of application titles vary, and making the lines non-breaking leave a lot of white space and make the sidebar really wide.

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#12 Post by the_watcher » Wed May 02, 2012 7:57 am

how about displaying the version part in the second line? e.g.
Drive Manager
(V4.18 ➟ V4.19)

The updates are great, Andrew. Thanks! 8)

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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#13 Post by Checker » Wed May 02, 2012 11:14 am

Thanks Image
... for giving my idea a chance :!:
Andrew Lee wrote:
Does the "frequency of updates rule" apply to this list?
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My idea was to bring updates to users attention which are "victims" (like e.g. Q-Dir - presently at page 9) of the update-rule. So please think of to skip the rule at this side bar.

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#14 Post by webfork » Wed May 02, 2012 3:19 pm

Andrew Lee wrote:As discussed in this topic, I have added some code to deal with animated screenshots. Instead of having a checkbox to indicated animated screenshots
Very cool, thanks.

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Re: Minor updates to TPFC

#15 Post by Andrew Lee » Wed May 02, 2012 4:27 pm

My idea was to bring updates to users attention which are "victims" (like e.g. Q-Dir - presently at page 9) of the update-rule. So please think of to skip the rule at this side bar.
But how to indicate the update if there are no version changes? Just a [AppName] - Updated by [UserName]? What do the rest of you think?
how about displaying the version part in the second line? e.g.
Drive Manager
(V4.18 ➟ V4.19)
Just tried that. Check it out at the home page.

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