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Post by RubberToe » Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:48 pm

Hey everyone,

You may have noticed the site just changed.... a lot. Well that's because I've just upgraded the forum software, two major versions ahead. So far so good.

However, I don't think our pretty Brewnosers site template is a simple drop in but I'll work on it. Also, I plan on upgrading tapatalk.

Cheers, and if you see something wierd please add a comment to this thread. It doesn't matter if it's small, I'd like to know anyway and I'm guessing most things can be fixed.

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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by LeafMan66_67 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:10 pm

Nice work Rob. Tapatalk is coming around!
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by RubberToe » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:30 pm

Thanks.

A couple of things. The upgrade wiped a few settings, like user email verification. Like 10 bots got through in the first minutes and I had to delete them. Argh.

There's some broken modules, some causing parts of the site to crap out. It's a work in progress.

Oh, and email notifications may not be working.
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by RubberToe » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:24 pm

I'm still working on the broken ass template but I'm punched for tonight.
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by chalmers » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:57 pm

Thanks for doing this Rob, it's much appreciated to keep our community in close communication!

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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by GAM » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:02 am

Thanks Rob.

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Post by Halifax_Jeff » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:07 am

Awesome work! Thanks

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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by jeffsmith » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:29 am

Thanks Rob! I'm just happy to be able to use Tapatalk again.


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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by RubberToe » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:41 am

Check this phpbb 3.2 style out, I think just adding our black & orange logo and it would be perfect. Responsive too.

http://flatstyle.iansvivarium.com/
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Post by Keith » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:38 am

looks good! I say do it! Keep it easy, no sense reinventing the wheel so to speak.
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Post by LeafMan66_67 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:17 pm

Fine by me ...
RubberToe wrote:
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Check this phpbb 3.2 style out, I think just adding our black & orange logo and it would be perfect. Responsive too.

http://flatstyle.iansvivarium.com/
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by Broob » Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:16 pm

fuck this...I'm out
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Post by RubberToe » Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:19 pm

Fuck what?
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by Keith » Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:56 pm

Broob wrote:
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:16 pm
fuck this...I'm out
Take it you don't like picking paint either. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by Broob » Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:17 pm

RubberToe wrote:
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:19 pm
Fuck what?
Ha. Nothing, just a joke. Thanks for working on the site, it's much appreciated. :rockin:
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by RubberToe » Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:22 pm

You have a fucked sense of humour like the rest of us.

Cheers.

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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by LiverDance » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:28 pm

Yeah, thanks for all your efforts Rob.


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"Twenty years ago — a time, by the way, that hops such as Simcoe and Citra were already being developed, but weren’t about to find immediate popularity — there wasn’t a brewer on earth who would have gone to the annual Hop Growers of American convention and said, “I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.” - Bell’s Brewery Director of Operations John Mallet on the scent of their popular Hopslam.

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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by mumblecrunch » Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:39 am

Yep, great work! And I think the flat style would be a good way to go.

Out of curiosity, where are we getting the significant performance improvement from? Did you prune/reduce big attachments from the DB? Did you throw more CaC resources at it? Or is the new phpBB just that much better?

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Post by RubberToe » Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:44 am

Thanks. I'll get that template going sometime today.

I noticed the site working better as well. I think it's all phpbb since I haven't done anything else significant. The upgrade was pretty huge with regards to the database as well so I bet that's where most of the increase in performance has come from. Indexes and other schema changes probably.

This time around we should keep the add-ons slim which will let us stay on top of updates a bit easier.
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by Jimmy » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:45 am

Yeah, not sure if there's a need for any add-ons tbh.
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Post by Jimmy » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:46 am

And thanks for getting on this Rob
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Post by amartin » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:32 am

Thanks Rob!


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Post by RubberToe » Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:02 pm

Done. What do you all think?
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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by LiverDance » Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:23 pm

I like it! :rockin:
"Twenty years ago — a time, by the way, that hops such as Simcoe and Citra were already being developed, but weren’t about to find immediate popularity — there wasn’t a brewer on earth who would have gone to the annual Hop Growers of American convention and said, “I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.” - Bell’s Brewery Director of Operations John Mallet on the scent of their popular Hopslam.

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Re: Forum upgrade

Post by mumblecrunch » Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:24 pm

Like it a lot.

Thanks Rob!

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