New site development - March 2015

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szsori
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New site development - March 2015

Postby szsori » Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:07 am

It's time again for a sneak peek at what we've been working on. The usual "when it's done" response applies, but with the caveat that we finally have an internal timetable in place. :)

The only notes I'll make on this is that the appearance will change, although it's still 100% responsive Bootstrap, and that there are at least 4 bugs visible on this image that will be fixed before we start the beta.

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zag2me
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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby zag2me » Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:13 am

About time ;)

Would be good to get a forum theme to match as well.

EDIT: There are actually a few bootstrap themes already for phpbb

https://github.com/TheZoker/ComBoot#screenshots

szsori
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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby szsori » Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:17 am

The forum will definitely match. The issue right now is that the best bootstrap-compatible forum theme is a full version behind, and they're waiting until more people upgrade before following suit. Also, while the forums aren't going anywhere, my goal is to have discussions (both about the content of the shows and discussions about the meta-data, separated) built directly into the site so our mods get nice moderation queues to play with.

Hitcher
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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby Hitcher » Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:46 am

Are HD episode thumbs planned at last?

400x225 just don't cut on today's bigger, better displays.

n0rua
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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby n0rua » Sun Mar 01, 2015 6:20 am

The new website looks very neat. Great job.

Hitcher wrote:Are HD episode thumbs planned at last?

400x225 just don't cut on today's bigger, better displays.

Yeah, I hope too!

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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby minitaytay » Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:05 am

looks great :)

szsori
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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby szsori » Sun Mar 01, 2015 5:08 pm

Hitcher wrote:Are HD episode thumbs planned at last?


Larger thumbs will be handled, but we want to roll out the new site and make sure we have our mod tools in place before enabling the new format. The main issue is that some of our larger API users require the images to be in the same format, so we'll need a concerted effort to replace low resolution episode images with larger ones. I'll need our mods comfortable on the new site before we take that on, so I'd expect it'll come a couple months after the launch.

Hitcher
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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby Hitcher » Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:00 am

Thanks for the reply.

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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby eb4 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:39 am

:o
uuuh. Can't wait for the new site. Just want to thank you all for the great work you've done so far keeping this DB alive.

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Re: New site development - March 2015

Postby Naliath » Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:59 am

Took long enough but it looks great. Keep up the work, we all know this isn't a full time job and real life gets in the way ;).

Thanks for all the hard work