DBTC Changes

Discussion in 'Website' started by pixelpixi, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. pixelpixi

    pixelpixi Guest

    I rolled out some changes to the DBTC system today. The biggest change is that there's now a frag entry for the creator of each chain. That lets us include chains which have just been created in the list of available frags.

    It was a pretty big change code-wise and I ran into some problems rolling it out. Unfortunately, I had to restore the DBTC data from last night's backup so if you added frags to the system today, you'll need to re-add them. Sorry about that.

    I also removed 'karma' from the DBTC statistics. The BOD is in agreement that karma is having a negative impact on DBTC since it makes people hesitant to accept frags.

    Finally, I grouped the DBTC pages together in the navigation menu so it's easy to find them.

    Please let me know if you run into problems.

  2. screebo

    screebo Supporting Member

    All looks great to me, Erin. Thanks for making it so easy, so much fun and systematic. I like it! :)
  3. Euphyllia

    Euphyllia Guest

    So much easier to find available frags. Much easier to browse a list of available frags so that you can find what you're looking for. Thanks! :)
  4. pixelpixi

    pixelpixi Guest

    Thanks! I'm glad you guys like it.

    Matthew, I'm glad you can find what you're looking for more easily. Keep in mind, though, that DBTC is really about what you can give rather than what you can get. The more you keep that in mind and focus on what you can do for other people the more this community will respect you. Just something to think about.
  5. Euphyllia

    Euphyllia Guest

    I know. :)
    I'm just waiting for my corals to grow out before I make frags. I have a couple of PPE Zoa frags, but I'm waiting for them to color up before I post them.
  6. Mr. Ugly

    Mr. Ugly Past President

    Very cool, Erin :D
  7. cwolfus

    cwolfus Past President

    Yeah, nice work!!
  8. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

  9. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

  10. Tumbleweed

    Tumbleweed Guest

    Looks good Erin Nice job.
  11. arod2051

    arod2051 Guest

    Thanks for the hard work. I've not delved deeply in the DBTC section, but I know NCRC used the same model and I really like how it's setup.
  12. yardartist

    yardartist Guest

    4:30 this morning counts as today. ;) No problem adding the exchanged frags back. Thanks for all the time you put into this project.
  13. Orion

    Orion Guest

    Thumbs up!!! That is a marvelous job. Thank you very much for making DBTC much easier and helpful for every one.
  14. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    I was wondering my chains never showed up in the available frags section. ;) This really makes it a lot easier for club members ti find frags. Awesome work Erin.
  15. adolfo425

    adolfo425 Guest

    Great work developing this module for Drupal maybe one day all reef forums that have DBTC in place will adopt Drupal and your module to expand the program.

    I am also thankful for creating it and helping out the fellow reefers in organizing the coral tracking system.
  16. Roc

    Roc Guest

    Erin, do you think you could help Adolfo move our DBTC stuff from our old drupal site at www.norcalreefclub.com over to our new drupal site at www.norcalreefclub.org.

    Adolfo was having issues and thought the only way to do it was to manual move each thread without the corasponding posts and then change the OP,s name and relog all frags (a lot of work with 250+ frags giving out). I figured you may know a way to just transport the chains

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