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This project was created on 01/20/2014 and last updated 18 days ago.

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Please leave a comment in this project to give us your feedback about your Hackaday Projects experience.

We appreciate your patience and effort in helping to improve this Alpha version.

If you need help, please check out our Everything 101 page: http://projects.hackaday.com/project/46/log/460

Some things we are working on:
- Better image upload and sort
- Project view counts
- Improved search experience
Discussions

Synergy Hub wrote 3 days ago null point

We have some seeing impaired folks on staff, is there any way to change the color scheme of the website. This grey on black etc. is VERY hard for them.

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 days ago null point

Try CTRL-i... the 'i' inverts all the colors.

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lavaguava wrote 7 days ago null point

Feature request-
This is quite a large request, could there be a wiki for the purpose of including information on projects and providing links concerning projects, also for information on techniques found by hackers.

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Jasmine wrote 4 days ago null point

Hey lavaguava, an interesting idea. It would be great to have a resource which isn't directly tied a project. Thanks for suggesting it.

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Peter McCloud wrote 8 days ago null point

Wasn't sure where to post this. Any chance we can get access to higher res copies of our profile badges? I'd really like to get some printed out and placed on my project. The Hackaday Prize badges are really slick looking BTW.

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Peter McCloud wrote 7 days ago null point

Awesome, Thanks!

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Jonathan Beri wrote 8 days ago null point

Account merging - I created a username/password but then wanted to sign-in with my Github. There wasn't an obvious way to add github login to my existing account. I ended up deleting my original profile. It would be nice to support multiple, simultaneous login providers.

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Jasmine wrote 8 days ago null point

Hello Jonathan Beri, we'll work out what we can do. Thanks for raising this issue.

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davedarko wrote 11 days ago null point

[bug] project titles shown because of following hackers are "undefined" in the feed https://www.dropbox.com/s/k2tvczjxg218p4h/Screenshot%202014-10-10%2023.01.58.png?dl=0

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Jasmine wrote 8 days ago null point

Hey davedarko. I've just added your image to the ticket. Thanks.

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RunnerPack wrote 15 days ago null point

[bug][project description]
When URLs enclosed in parentheses are converted to links, the closing paren is included in both the target and the link text.

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e wrote 14 days ago null point

Thanks for reporting this, we'll look into this.

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RunnerPack wrote 15 days ago null point

[feature request]
Can we get an "expert mode" that turns text editors into plain text fields, so
we can just paste in raw HTML from our favorite code editor? The current editor
doesn't cooperate with Opera.
EDIT: Actually, it seems to work okay with Opera, but it still has a few problems (which may or may not be Opera-specific).

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e wrote 14 days ago null point

Thanks for the feedback RunnerPack, we'll discuss this with the team.

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Chris Hamilton wrote 15 days ago null point

Firefox at least on my Mac is stuck in mobile rendering for the past few days.

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e wrote 14 days ago null point

Hello Chris,

Is this still an issue? Are you using firefox full screen?

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Chris Hamilton wrote 14 days ago null point

Yeah, I get a Menu button on the top and most pages render as a single column of content. Just regular firefox, and restarted, only this site, nothing different on it, and this only started last week.

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e wrote 13 days ago null point

Seems like the site is requesting our mobile version of the site for you (happens when the browser size is small). What's your screen resolution?

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PointyOintment wrote 16 days ago null point

[bug] [comment editing]

When I edit a comment, line wraps become hard line breaks.

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e wrote 14 days ago null point

Thanks, we'll look into this.

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PointyOintment wrote 16 days ago null point

[bug] [featured projects next to feed]

I've previously expressed appreciation for the featured projects on the feed pages, but for the past several days, they've been stuck on Goliath and Fifth Element Stone Mood Lighting (in that order) for me. I have tried clearing my cache. Chrome 37.0.2062.124 on OS X Mavericks.

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e wrote 14 days ago null point

Thanks for reporting this as well. We are planning on improving this section so in the future more projects will be featured more often.

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PointyOintment wrote 8 days ago null point

Okay, sounds good. They've changed, BTW; they're now stuck on OpenBLDC and Remote Water Consumption Display. I miss how they used to be different projects every time I refreshed. :(

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PointyOintment wrote 16 days ago null point

[possible bug] [project stats]

On this project, the comment count and icon are not the same color as the follower and skull counts and icons. They're the same color as the follow and skull buttons, links, usernames, etc. (I'm not sure what to call this color (yellow? brown? orange? harvest?).)

Perhaps this just indicates that there are a lot of comments, or new comments, on this project, but the CSS style applying the color doesn't seem to suggest that, and there is nothing in the tooltip to say what it means, if anything.

Update: I'm also seeing this on some other projects. MoXi ( https://hackaday.io/project/3102 ) has it, but Super Famicade ( https://hackaday.io/project/3121 ) doesn't.

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e wrote 14 days ago null point

Thanks for letting us know. We started highlighting skull & comment icons if you did any of those actions on list pages. Seems like project details are also affected which looks like a bug. We'll look into this, thanks!

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fl@C@ wrote 16 days ago null point

[bug] [project details] I am now unable to edit the details on my project..
I click and it brings up the edit screen with a publish/discard bar, the title
and a blank text box with a link above it 'Need Help?'....

Multiple computers, same issue with windows Chrome Version 37.0.2062.124 m and linux with firefox 32.0.3
Unfortunately, it seems to still work in IE...

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fl@C@ wrote 13 days ago null point

Another note.. When I try to edit project logs, and I place the cursor somewhere.... The second I type a key, all the content below the cursor is deleted.

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David Cook wrote 13 days ago null point

Oh thank God I'm not the only one experiencing that. I thought I just needed more sleep.

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fl@C@ wrote 13 days ago null point

Likewise! It's good to hear it's not just me doing something..

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fl@C@ wrote 13 days ago null point

Hi, thanks for the reply....Yes,

SyntaxError: nothing to repeat (followed by a large chunck of text)

Use of getPreventDefault() is deprecated. Use defaultPrevented instead. (also followed by a large chunk of text)

I send more details to Mike... Let me know if you need more than this.. Firefox generated a very large message, mostly seemed the same as chrome..

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jimliu wrote 13 days ago null point

Hi fl@c@, it fixed, please try again!

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fl@C@ wrote 13 days ago null point

Looks great!!! Thank you!!!!!

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Marvin wrote 16 days ago null point

Replies to comments on logs are still not showing up in myfeed.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 18 days ago null point

I noticed now I can reply to replies and edit it. Great work!
However, when editing a reply with link inserted, the link gets doubled. This is example of comment before hitting edit button http://i.imgur.com/vBOWXO5.png and this one during editing http://i.imgur.com/vdk3SzL.png Notice the link doubled in [] brackets.
If I would hit "Done editing" button without deleting the doubled link, I would end up with two identical links in my comment.

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e wrote 18 days ago null point

Thanks for letting us know, we'll look into this.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 18 days ago null point

I probably misunderstood something, but few minutes ago Brian Benchoff wrote comment on my project http://hackaday.io/project/643-MiniBSD-laptop-computer however I can't see it in My Feed, only in Global Feed, though I would expect it My Feed too.
I noticed something similar a few times ago - I received an email notification about skull or follower, however I didn't see it in My Feed. On the other hand, I can see other new items (new project updates or so) in My Feed.

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e wrote 18 days ago null point

Interesting. Do you still not see it on your feed? Our QA team just tested this and seems like it's working. Please let us know if the issue continues.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 17 days ago null point

Thanks for looking at this issue. Unfortunately, I still can't see reply from Brian in my feed. Even your reply to my post (or reply to my post above) wasn't included in my feed, though I found it on global feed.
In my feed, there are still updates from hackers or projects I follow, but nothing regarding my own projects or posts for last 8 days.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 17 days ago null point

Another update: 14:40 local time (35minutes ago) I received notificiation that rawbyte gave skull to my JJ Tricorder project. I can't see it in my feed nor in global feed.

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 17 days ago null point

Hey Jaromir,

Thanks for reporting! We're looking into this.

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davedarko wrote 17 days ago null point

Comments to followed projects don't show either, only replies to comments on them. Those things are already reported..

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Peter McCloud wrote 18 days ago null point

Perhaps I've caught the site in the middle of an update as there are quite a bit of changes. However when I pull up the instructions to edit, it's not populating the page correctly in chrome (https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mccloudaero/goliath-quadcopter/master/misc/Instructions_Errors_2014_10_03_0813GMT.png).
Internet Explorer does seem to work.
Also the new image upload interface does not appear to include a file link option. This was really useful for pointing at files at the github repository and saved a lot of upload time and allows for automatic updates everytime I make a commit. Getting that option back would be nice.

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jimliu wrote 18 days ago null point

Hi Peter McCloud,
Did you get any error on instructions-edit page? If you use Chrome, please Open Developer Tools (Win: Ctrl + Shift + I, Mac: Cmd + Opt + I), check if there is any error message in console.

I think the file link option would be back soon.

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jimliu wrote 13 days ago null point

Hi Peter, it fixed, please try again!

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Peter McCloud wrote 13 days ago null point

Awesome, thanks!

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jimliu wrote 12 days ago null point

And the image link will be back next update

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Stryker295 wrote 23 days ago null point

I see you already have "Editing comments/bits" and "Being able to reply to replies" As things to work on, so I won't ask for them, but the ability to directly message someone would be /really/ handy. I've had to look up a few of the users on Reddit to be able to have any sort of functional conversation, and it would be nice to see that integrated into the profiles here. (:

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Jasmine wrote 22 days ago null point

Hey Stryker295. Yep, we have a long list of things to do. For the time being the workarounds are: delete and replace a bit/comment - not ideal I know; and to reply to a reply by clicking on the reply link under the original comment. Unfortunately, private messaging is not on the cards anytime soon, but we do know it's needed. Thanks for the feedback we are keeping track of it all.

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Kevin Isageek wrote 25 days ago null point

Any chance of RSS feeds?

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Mike Szczys wrote 25 days ago null point

There is a global fee RSS available: http://hackaday.io/rss/globalFeed

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bfoz wrote a month ago null point

I'm still getting the mobile version of the site on my laptop. I've checked with both Safari and Chrome. Is there anything I can do to help debug this?

I have a project I'd like to add, but the mobile version of that flow is painful, to say the least. How do we get this fixed?

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PointyOintment wrote 24 days ago null point

Make your browser window wider.

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bfoz wrote 24 days ago null point

No joy. Making it wider didn't do anything. Making it narrower didn't either.

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Jasmine wrote 22 days ago null point

Hello bfoz. What resolution is your laptop screen?

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Robert wrote a month ago null point

XSS Vulnerability found

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e wrote a month ago null point

Thanks for the heads up Robert.

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kopipejst wrote a month ago null point

it's fixed. thanks.

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Robert wrote a month ago null point

XSS Vulnerability found

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Stefan-Xp wrote a month ago null point

Perhapps I'm just not that smart but, how can i find all the Projects which I have skulled or followed?

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Jasmine wrote 22 days ago null point

It's not you. There isn't a way to see it yet. We hope to add it at some point. However, the updates to your followed projects and hackers should show up in your feed.

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Jeremy Sayers wrote a month ago null point

Hello feedback team! I was wondering if there was a way for me to get my project into the homebrew computers section?

Thanks!

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Mike Szczys wrote a month ago null point

Information's a bit sparse in that one. Keep working on your documentation and hit me up again.

It would also be awesome to see a avatar (picture) for your profile ;-P

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Mike Szczys wrote a month ago null point

Seven days since the last comment? Can that be correct?

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davedarko wrote a month ago null point

Isn't the list still long enough? :p

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zakqwy wrote a month ago null point

Folks that follow the Feedback project--I encourage you to head to FLAGG's post on Stack linking to the Store, and leave comments or question there. I posted my initial thoughts, but would like to hear some other opinions and hopefully get an official response.

http://hackaday.io/page/529#comments

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Jasmine wrote a month ago null point

Hello Everyone, thought you'd like to read the Hackday Store Manifesto over on the store's about us page - http://store.hackaday.com/pages/about-us

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The Big One wrote a month ago null point

Hello HaD team,

Are there any plans to improve the Components section? I am currently just referencing my own web page from that section, because there is no way to do sub lists (needed to organize the different high-level components, such as Frame and Electronics) and no way to include links (very helpful to get directly to a Digikey Part # or some obscure eBay site which has a required component).

Even just allowing the use of the full HaD HTML editor (or even raw HTML) would be preferable to what we have now...

Thanks!

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The Big One wrote a month ago null point

And on that note, a similar change to the Build Instructions section would be most appreciated as well. The default template for both of these areas is fine for simple projects, but not being able to indent and make sub-lists prevents any sort of organization of the steps for larger, more complicated projects.

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Jasmine wrote a month ago null point

Hello The Big One. I'm afraid improvements to the components or build instructions are not on the immediate roadmap, but we've received several bit of feedback, so we will update it in the future. Thanks for letting us know.

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The Big One wrote a month ago null point

OK, thanks for the update, Jasmine. I guess I will just keep links to my external site for the time being, then...

Cheers

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J. M. Hopkins wrote 18 days ago null point

No worries on your road map, but I would like to see sub lists as well. I just figure that the more people you see interested in it the sooner on the road map it'll be :)

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Mehmet-cileli wrote a month ago null point

Thanks Jasmine

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Mehmet-cileli wrote a month ago null point

Hi . Am I too late for the competition . Is there any way to apply again.

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Jasmine wrote a month ago null point

Hello Mehmet-cileli, I'm sorry you missed the deadline for submitting to The Hackaday Prize. We'll have more competitions in the future. Good luck for next time.

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Alex Birkett wrote a month ago null point

Great site! Loads of interesting projects here. I'd like to be able to buy things from project creators.

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Jasmine wrote a month ago null point

Hello Alex, we have the Hackaday store in the pipeline. There will be news about it on the blog soon. Thanks for your feedback.

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Jasmine wrote a month ago null point

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

I noticed there is "Like" option at my Feed entries and I can see who liked it (if anybody). I liked particular project log in my feed, for example, but I can see any likes in the project page. Is there option to see what entries are most liked? Is hacker notified when somebody likes his entry?

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Jasmine wrote a month ago null point

Hello jaromir.sukuba, at the moment we are just recording the likes, but in the future we'll be adding more functionality as you have suggested. It's good to know people would be interested in that. Thanks for letting us know.

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Gareth Coleman wrote 2 months ago null point

Hiya - couldn't find any email or other way to say this! I entered the Hackaday prize on 20th August but never had any contact - can you look into this! I put loads of effort into the prize entry so I'm a bit gutted it never seemed to even be considered. I got the confirmation message that someone would contact me. Project is aquapionics btw.

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi Gareth,

Your project was among the roughly 800 that were reviewed by the judges. There were only 50 slots for semifinalists. You can see them all on this list: http://hackaday.io/list/2864-The-Hackaday-Prize%3A-Semifinalists

Thank you for entering and I hope you continue with your project!

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Kenji Larsen wrote 2 months ago null point

There's definitely something wrong with My Feed. I see things in Global Feed that I am following, but they do not appear in My Feed. My Feed is not blank, so some subset is making it there - I can't discern a pattern.

I still haven't gotten any notification emails since discussing that with Jasmine 2 months ago (see below). It might be a separate issue, but I mention it in case it might be related.

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

I would think you'll get a feedback message with this response in it. I'm going to email you separately to see if we can figure this out a bit more.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 2 months ago null point

Yes, I got this message. Some projects or hackers I follow seem to work, others not. The feedback project seems to be one that works... Thanks for the support!

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Teodor Zafiroski wrote 2 months ago null point

When I click on "Projects" from the homepage, it redirects me to "My Feed", other than that, this is the most "comfortable" site I ever became member of...

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

Glad to hear you like the feel of the place!

When you click the logo (which turns into a Home icon when your mouse over it) it should take you to the feed. But when clicking Projects it should take you to a list of projects. Can you tell me if you're still experiencing this behavior?

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charliex wrote 2 months ago null point

email links aren't working on the "check it out" button, gives a link thats http://hackaday.ioundefined/#j-discuss.....etc.. removing undefined works.

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

Thanks CharlieX. I've opened an issue on this in order to get it fixed up.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug] I get a 500 page when I want to edit a page on my profile.

Haven't seen someone reply for the last 11 days, what evil/mad things are you up to? :D

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kopipejst wrote 2 months ago null point

hi davedarko, thanks for reporting. it's fixed now.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug] replies on comments I wrote to projects I don't follow don't show in my feed.

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 2 months ago null point

We're working on adding this to the feed. Should be in in the next couple of weeks. Thanks!

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bigbazinga wrote 2 months ago null point

This user is nothing but a spammer, recently posting 32 projects with absolutely nothing more than a title:

https://hackaday.io/projects/hacker/26717

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

Thanks for reporting this.

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alpha_ninja wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug] your static server strips metadata from images and thus jpgs that have rotation data lose this. Fix by leaving rotation metadata in place or rerendering the image when rotated.

(at least that's what I think causes https://static.hackaday.io/images/2036461407353412991.jpg to be weird)

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

That image renders perfectly fine for me using Imagus's hover feature, but if I click it and open it in Chrome directly (no Imagus) it's upside-down.

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rawe wrote 2 months ago null point

EXIF is still in there (Samsung SCH-I535, shot on 06.08.2014 09:10). Image is upside down for me in Chrome and IrfanView but in right orientation in Firefox and Internet Explorer.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

[appreciation]

I really like the new featured projects on the right side of the feed. It seems like a great way to give more exposure to projects that wouldn't have gotten any otherwise.

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rawe wrote 2 months ago null point

[BUG] Iceweasel 20.0 on Linux: If I add code, format it with the code tag and edit the project log again, line breaks are replaced with , resulting in a mess:

+++ cmd> setet 4 Ok cmd> setwp ***************** Ok cmd> setssid Bordnetz Ok cmd> wificonfig SSID : Bordnetz Network Type: AP(2) Encrypt Type: WPA2-AES(4) PassPhrase : ***************** Ap's channel: 1 Dhcp Client : enable Ok cmd> saveconfig Saving Configuration to FLASH Ok cmd> reboot device will reboot... Ok cmd>

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rawe wrote 2 months ago null point

argh, html tags are stripped in the comments. again:

line breaks are replaced with < b r >

(imagine the code shown full of displayed < b r > tags)

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

Adding my sixth project I wondered how the 5 projects that are shown on a hackers profile are selected. When I check Kenji Larsen's profile his "main" project "reactron overdrive" doesn't show. Another hacker that comes in mind is Chris Hamilton with his "flex modules". Could we have a tag option so we can chose which one is selected on a profile?

http://hackaday.io/hacker/9748
http://hackaday.io/hacker/6591

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OneShot Willie wrote 2 months ago null point

I wonder if it would be useful to make a "similar projects" link in addition to Follow Project, and perhaps with a bit of vetting, give the ability to suggest tags for projects.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

https://hackaday.io/ always redirects me to my feed, however yesterday or so it showed me front page consisting of new/updated/featured projects.
Not sure if bug or feature.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

Seems like the new start page since there are also featured projects on there now..

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

dave: you seem to be right. Is there something like changelog of the website? It could be nice to know what change is bug and what is feature :-)

BTW, I hope I'm not talking to myself only, as well as other people in this feedback topic.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

I guess they are still busy with everything. Haven't found the promised change log, too.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

At one point I made sure every time I visited the site to type in /projects/new so that I wouldn't go to my feed right away. I wanted to see the number of new stories in my feed before they were marked read by me loading the feed. I guess that doesn't matter now that the number is seemingly meaningless, though.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug: skulling and following]

Skulling and following used to be instant, and still is on one of my computers (Chrome on Windows 7). On my other computer (Chrome on Mac OS X Mavericks), it takes a few seconds. I click, the button gets darker, I wait, and a few seconds later it changes to "Following"/"You [skull]".

Also, if I click one button while the other is still in the process of changing, it darkens, but then reverts to its original state after I wait. Refreshing the page shows that it did actually work.

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Gaurav Ghorpade wrote 2 months ago null point

Can you please extend the deadline for submitting entries to the hackaday prize contest?

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug: feed]

I just refreshed page 5 of my feed right after opening page 4 in a new tab, and page 5 lost four stories from the bottom; only the more recent four remained. They were replaced with this message:

"(!) Not much to see here yet. Follow some interesting Hackers and Projects to make your feed more lively. You can also check out the Global Feed to check out what's happening in the rest of Hackaday Projects universe."

I refreshed again and it was still there, and the four less recent stories were still missing. Page 5 still has its "Next" and "Prev" buttons. Pages 4 and 6 are unaffected.

Chrome 36 on Mac OS X Mavericks.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

The same thing happened when I got to page 2, though this time, it occurred on the first page load and then persisted through a refresh. I refreshed it to find that the fourth story had disappeared; I then went back to page 3 (which I still had open in another tab) and refreshed to find a different story had appeared at the top of that page. Therefore, it appears that the notice is 'covering up' some stories.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

It's gone now.

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Greg Kennedy wrote 2 months ago null point

Tag normalization - while pulling statistics for HaD Prize, I noticed that the tags have lots of variation based on how people type them in. Easy fixes would be to uppercase all tags, remove leading #, remove double space (or all spaces). What I'd really like to see is a context menu that pops up as you type, suggesting the most popular tags that match what you're typing, so users can try to match what's already been entered.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

YouTube has suggestions for tags, as I discovered when I uploaded my THP videos. It's really slow to load for me—it needs to be instant or people will move on to the next tag and never see the suggestions—and the tags it suggests can be weird.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

Just an idea - it may be interesting to have option to see similar projects to project currently viewed, somewhere on bottom of project page. The selection can be made automatically, by searching for tags or other keywords.

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RoGeorge wrote 2 months ago null point

Also, for the "Projects" view, a default sort by the newest once would be better (again, this is a personal opinion) than too always see the the same projects that are most skulled ones.

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RoGeorge wrote 2 months ago null point

More thoughts:

- the default "Feed" button sends users to "My Feed" instead of "Global Feed". This can lead users to "leave in their own bubble" of projects/users they follow, without making them aware of the global hackaday.io activity.

- it would be much nicer (at least for people like me) to see the whole project and all the sections of the project in one long page instead of having a "View all..." button. "Read more" button is great for the blog, but once that someone click on a project/article, it usaualy means that (s)he want to see it all.

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RoGeorge wrote 2 months ago null point

Didn't use to many web editors, but this is by far the most frustrating one for me.

It doesn't work well with Opera and IE, sometimes pictures are inserted in the wrong place (usually at the beginning), formatting text (for "code") is randomly applied to the section above, after, or the the whole post instead of the selected text only, "code" formatting for source codes that has empty lines is separated into multiple code formatting for each paragraph as in here http://hackaday.io/project/1293/instructions (step #5), and so on.

Works a little better with Mozilla, but still very annoying.

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Greg Kennedy wrote 2 months ago null point

Agreed. Would like WYSIWYG editor everywhere, and with the toolbar always shown at the top. I didn't even know you could edit formatting until I highlighted something for delete and the context menu popped up. Don't hide core features! : )

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RoGeorge wrote 2 months ago null point

Just found how to post indented source code lines in projects (using formatting "code" style).

Is there any way to do the same in comments?

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jakdedert wrote 2 months ago null point

Attempted to change password, as the one I had originally chosen was lost. I requested a new password, copied & pasted it from the email into the 'current password' blank on the Change Password form. It came back as invalid....

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi jakdedert, thanks for letting us know. Would you mind forwarding that email to projects-contact@hackaday.com

I'm opening a ticket about this issue and we'll be investigating.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug: feed]

The feed's "Next" button is missing on feed pages 7 and greater, but only on my personal feed; the global feed doesn't have this problem. I looked at the source code and there's no sign of it.

Chrome 36, Mac OS X Mavericks.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

page 6 and greater on my feed, too.

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rawe wrote 2 months ago null point

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi, thanks for reporting this as well. This could be related to switching to the new feed. For me, I could go till page 13.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug: project deletion]

It appears that when a project is deleted, its log entries (and presumably details too) are still accessible if you have the URL, and all of the project's stories still appear in the feed. Example: https://hackaday.io/project/2726/log/8352

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Thanks for reporting this PointyOintment.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

Nice unofficial stats for the prize: http://hackaday.io/project/2830

we noticed that the stack feed is not well visited. Is there any chance that this feature will be followable soon?

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RoGeorge wrote 2 months ago null point

Is there any plan to allow indented text (for source code) to be placed in the HaD projects, please?

It's a must have feature.

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello RoGeorge, Not at this moment. We encourage you to share source code using GitHub. Then you can link it to your project.

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Adam Gulyas wrote 2 months ago null point

What about a List for musical (or more specifically Synth) based projects?

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minifig404 wrote 2 months ago null point

1) Can we edit particular sections (say, description or links) without editing the rest of the project?
2) Why can't we re-order links in a project?

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

I would also like these features. #1 would be nice also because it would then give more specific info than "updated the project" in the feed.

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello minifig404,

1) Not right at this moment.
2) This is on our to-do list but I'm not sure when.

@PointyOintment We're still working on improving the feed and more detailed project/profile updates is on the list.

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Vivek Dharmadhikari wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello davedarko

Your tips were very helpful.

Thanks
Vivek

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Vivek Dharmadhikari wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi

I submitted my project https://hackaday.io/project/2693-Cloud-CarBot few hours ago for hackaday prize. I can see my project in project lists with "thehackadayprize" tag.

However, I could not add URL to my youtube video because I did not see any link to add it. Therefore I have embedded the youtube video URL in details section of the project.

I hope that is ok.

Please let me know.

Thanks
Vivek

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

when you edit you project here https://hackaday.io/project/2693/edit , under the tags you should see an external link area where you can add the video link. you should also consider splitting your details into 4 logs to meet the rules. Good luck

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UPENDRA wrote 2 months ago null point

Really Nice website. as with hardware you have also given sources ,links to buy it
Thanks alot

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Clovis Fritzen wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi Hackaday,

I noticed that my project is not featured in any of your new list :( . What was your criteria when creating lists?

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

There's a lot of projects out there, not everything can make it onto the lists.

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Clovis Fritzen wrote 2 months ago null point

That's exactly my question, Mike: why not every one of the 300 projects can be send into a list? I mean, you guys are free to use creativity and create new lists, right? .
The whole point in that those projects are gaining more visibility than all the others into the prize!

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello Clovis, the visibility of projects in the lists have no bearing on how they will do in The Hackaday Prize. Thanks Jasmine

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Clovis Fritzen wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi Jasmine,

If you say so, I believe you

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

I got two skulls within the last 24 hours for projects, but it's not in my feed (received no mail, too). Project would be http://hackaday.io/project/1887-Open-Bicycle-Computer

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

I noticed the same. Two skulls and followers for my project http://hackaday.io/project/2475-Progmeter one or two days ago and no feed/e-mail notification. However, then I received another one and got info in feed and e-mail.
Unofrtunately, I can't click on skull/follower icon uder project to see who gave the skulls or follows my project.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

That list would make a cool feature! this way one could find other hackers with same interests. Or a mini feed for a single project.

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello davedarko, thanks for letting us know. We'll check to see what's wrong.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

[bug: components]

I'm trying to change the order of components for my project, but the drag handle only appears (and flickers) for the first item I added. If I move it down to another position, it's still the only one with a drag handle. The four-way arrow cursor appears for all components, but dragging on them just selects text. Looking in the inspector, I see that only the row of the first component I added (i.e. the only row that was on the page when it loaded) gets the hover-row class, and only its td.component-handle gets the icon-draggable class, when I hover over the row. I haven't published the components yet; maybe if I do and then go in to edit them they'll all work. Will try that now.

Chrome 36 on Windows 7.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

Yes, they all get drag handles (though the handles still flicker terribly) after saving the components and going back in to edit them. New components I add (beyond the one blank row that already appears at the bottom), though, don't have handles.

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Thanks for reporting this PointyOintment. I created a ticket and the team will be investigating this.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello. The lists are good, I like it. Just an idea: I think like there is a few measurement devices, it could be another one list.

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Lyon wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi Mike,
I tried to update the Beamboarder to the new data transfer requirements of the hackaday price. A hope I can create a schematic until tomorrow. Do you think this is enough for entering the contest? Pictures of prototyping the communication will follow at the weekend. The update of the block diagram, a small Project log and the new components is done, but writing a clean text in english will take me some time.

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

It looks like you have met the minimum requirements for judging, yes. In the next 36 hours I would try to write a little bit more about the connected part of it just so that you have the best explanation you can in the time available.

Good luck!

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Tyler Spadgenske wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi,
Could you please add my project to the "Robots" list?
http://hackaday.io/project/1205
Thanks,
Tyler

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

I like the new feed, but the number of new stories that appears on the feed link's flag is incorrect now. I used to just divide that number by 31 and go directly to that page of the feed, and go forward from there, to make sure I didn't miss anything. Now, I can't do that; I have to guess at what page I have to go to to find the least recent stories I haven't read yet. It's not just an issue of dividing by 8 instead of 31; the number used to be over 100 just about every day, and now it rarely goes over 20, despite the fact that I've been adding and not subtracting subscriptions.

Also, if it's feasible, I'd like a button to go straight to the least recent unread story. You wouldn't have to keep track of each story's read/unread status, just which one is the most recent one that's read, and then highlight everything newer than that.

Another issue I have with the feed (since the old version) is that to make sure I don't miss anything, instead of just clicking on the "prev" button to go to the previous page, I must open it in a new tab, refresh the current page, look for anything new at the top of the page, then close the tab and move on to the previous page. If I just clicked "prev" then I'd miss anything that was on the previous page when I loaded the current one but has since been pushed down to the current one. I have no idea how to solve this, but I will say I'd like infinite scrolling much less than the current situation. I could start on page 1 and click "next", but I like reading things in the order of posting.

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Mike Szczys wrote 2 months ago null point

Thanks for including so many details on this. I also look forward to an easier method of discovering the oldest unread in my feed. I'll add this to the tracker.

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PointyOintment wrote 2 months ago null point

Great; thanks! One more thing: I'm not interested in seeing skulls and follows for projects I follow, but I would still like to see them for my own projects. Would this be possible?

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello,
I'm not sure what happened, but in last few weeks I have problems with loading pictures on hackaday projects. Sometimes it works better, sometimes worse, but I can still see browser waiting long for static.hackaday.io, where the pictures are apparently stored. All other websites are OK on my home computer, with steady connection speed of about 60-70Mbit/s (fiberoptic line). It was absolutely OK before and went totaly wrong one day.
The situation is such as bad on my home computer, the computer in my lab on another part of city (with different provider) is better (though not perfect).

Before investigating more, am I the only one with images loading problem?

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello jaromir.sukuba, thanks for letting us know. We haven't heard if anyone else was also having problems but I'll create a ticket to share this with my team. I'll let you know if we find something.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello, thanks for this. For your info, this is how it looks http://imgur.com/PA4N49C - you can see normally loaded page, but only partially loaded images, some of them load just fine and fast and other... nothing, I can wait a few minutes and situation is still the same. I'm using Firefox 31 on Ubuntu 14.04 and confirmed this on another computer on my network. It may happen the problem is on my side, though.

By the way, why can't I reply to your reply, but only to my original post? This prevents classic discussion trees. Is this intentional?

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digi-motion wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello !

Why my project can not be seen from "My Projects" but only by direct link ?
I can edit my project, but no one can see it or comment or give a skull....
Please fix it.
Thank you !

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e wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello digi-motion! Sorry about that. It seems like there was a weird character added to your project details section and it was causing a problem. It's fixed now.

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Alistair MacDonald wrote 2 months ago null point

An API to read my project information will be appreciated. This is partly to allow an easy backup, and partly to allow me to embed links to the project profiles from my web site.

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi Alistair,

We're working on making an API publicly available. Hopefully this will be done fairly soon. Will keep you posted!

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anfractuosity wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi peeps,

Is there any chance we could get editable project logs, as I really want to be able to update some images and stuff over a few days, without posting something that's half finished, and not being able to change it.

cheers

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

When you click on a log to view it in detail, there is a link on the top: "Edit project log". But I can tell you as a heavy follower that it is frustrating when you follow a project and the log gets changed a lot and you have to re-read it all over again to get the sometimes minor changes.

What may is missing here is some kind of article/page thing for projects, where you only relate to a single part of a project (power, control unit, software). It would be possible to make multiple projects, but that gets confusing, too. Maybe adding tags for logs and a little tag cloud to filter them would be cool. So you can always post logs to a tag.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

http://hackaday.io/about/ gives a 404 ( sorry, I was bored :D )

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

I mean the link on the bottom of every page..

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Thanks for catching that. It should go to http://hackaday.com/about/ .

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rawe wrote 2 months ago null point

css fail on "my feed" pg2+ (not global feed) in chrome 36 screenshot: http://up.picr.de/19221009gq.jpg

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hi rawe, we have a ticket in for this already, but thanks for letting us know.

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Bobnova wrote 2 months ago null point

I would like to have a second button for each project in the Hackaday Prize Voting, one that declares not only that I think it's a good idea, but that I want one.
There are things, like the knitting circuits project, that are awesome but that I would never actually use. Then there are things like the solar energy controller that not only are awesome but are something I personally want to have. I want to send that message.

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello Bobnova, we are not going to add this to voting, but there is a possibility we may add something like this to project pages at some point. You can always leave a comment on the project :)

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j0z0r pwn4tr0n wrote 2 months ago null point

Great job on the new feed, it looks better than I could have imagined. Something I have noticed (and it could just be me) is images seem to switch between a smaller and larger version, just dynamically on a page. It's only on the thumbnail selected on the main project page that I can tell, and it is very subtle. You have to look at it for a second, it seems like it is zooming in and out, albeit very slightly. It's not overly distracting, just a little weird

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

some unsorted and unfiltered thoughts (again)... :)

3. I came here because of a broken "check it out" link in an email I got for a comment on a project. Link looked like that http://hackaday.ioundefined/#j-discussion-7469 ... but then I noticed the curated lists :)

1. yay, curated lists :) this is awesome! This way some projects could get more attention. I think the drop down sorting menu from the other list views would be a nice add-on.

Themes that could make a good list too:
- UAVs/Drones/flying things
- health related stuff (blood stuff, urine stuff, heart stuff)
- home growing/gardening
- robots (or parts of them like arms)
- watches and clocks (nixie tubes, xkcd, bttf, servos)
- wearables/clothes
- space related stuff (satellites, telescopes, radios, dsky, space suit)
- SDR, ham radios..
- games, arcades, consoles
-...

2. The sorting of replies to comments seems weird, is this a bug or a feature (I'm asking seriously)?

4. I really like where this page is going, and I hope that networking with people will get easier and appears more often, once they see the similarities in their projects. With 2418 projects (more or less) it will be more and more difficult to pay attention to overlooked projects and the nth project about xy.

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hey davedarko,
1. Glad you like the lists and thanks for the theme suggestions. Sorting would definitely help.
2. Yep, replies should be fixed soon.
3. Thanks for letting us know about that. Could you possibly forward me that email?
4. We have a few ideas for improved networking. Initially we are working on an improved experience for new members to suggest hackers and projects to follow. More to come.
Thanks,
Jasmine

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

sorry, but I already deleted the mail :(

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David Drolet wrote 2 months ago null point

Jasmine, I will follow your advice and use the project log and instructions more appropriately, but the way the logs are displayed doesn't work so well with a completed project. I would like to present my project step by step, and always have the first step showing on top , but it is sorted with the newest first , so my first entry will always be at the bottom. You can change the sorting when you are displaying all logs, but that's not the way a project will first be seen by others. This was kind of why I was using instructions instead of logs, because I can easily sort them myself. I also used a lot of different "steps" because of the formatting issues I wanted to keep steps short. I first wrote all that I wrote under project details , but then it wasn't the right place so I moved to instructions, copy pasting all I had written, but it seems that , under instructions at the very least, it doesn't like copy pasting at all. I was copying with 2 different windows, so the formatting should of stayed the same but it came out all weird , at least in the editor window. I also tried pasting inside Word , and the formatting was fine, including the bullet points and the embedded images. It could very be because instructions is narrower than project details.

Also , since I had no idea where I should upload my schematic, since there is a component section, but nothing for schematic / code, i decided to upload it to the project's pictures. Although the preview is upright, when you click on the actual picture, the schematic was rotated 90 degrees.

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Yep, then the build instructions are the best thing to use. You can always put brief info in the build instructions and link to more info in the project logs. You can also make a link to the sorted view all page.

We may add a design docs section, but for the time being photos or in the project logs is best. I'm not sure why the schematic is rotated. We'll look into that one, as well as the formatting issues.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

The feed looks way better now, but a little bug I've already noticed: "X wrote a comment on Y" news are missing - only the replies show.

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zakqwy wrote 2 months ago null point

But man--anyone else wake up this morning and say, "OH MAN NEW FEED! THIS IS AMAZING"?

Seriously, great job guys.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

same here :)

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

ok, weird order of comments o.O

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Glad you like it. We are still ironing out a few bits and pieces, but we wanted to get something out to you asap. davedarko - thanks for picking those up. I'll log them.

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David Drolet wrote 2 months ago null point

I'm running firefox 31 and there are a lot of formatting issues when creating instructions. For example bullet points are acting very weird, immediately as you enter bulletpoint mode it prints 2 lines, or they are spaced apart very wide making it look ugly. I used the "code" formatting to print code, but if I ever edit the instructions, my code is now on a single line and looks very bad. Also the width of the instructions window is too narrow. I know not everybody has a 2560 x 1600 screen .. but it should either scale or just be wider by default. I'd really like to add all the details I can about my project, but the formatting is driving me mad. I can't type the whole thing at once without ever editing it, and when I do edit it , all the formatting changes.

Also , I should be able to make projects but not publish them right away before they are the way I want to publish them. I was hoping to use this site as both a means to publish both also a means to keep track of my current projects without publishing them to everyone before I am ready to do so.

Looking forward to see improvements in the very near future.

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David Drolet wrote 2 months ago null point

I forgot to add that images cant be resized as i'd like , and those embedded in instructions cannot be clicked on to get a larger view..

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello David Drolet, I'll let the devs know about the editing/formatting issues, and about the image re-size/enlarging.

I had a look at your Bluetooth Doorlock project. The build instructions seem to include information which might go well in project logs. It's up to you, but we intended the build instructions to be fairly concise steps for other members to be able to replicate your process, which is why not so much space has been allowed for them. Project Logs are more suited for updates and longer explanations regarding choices and techniques on your project as you go along.

It is unlikely we will add a drafts feature. We want to follow people's projects from conception and as they happen.

Thanks for your feedback.
Jasmine

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Marvin wrote 2 months ago null point

"updated" is getting a bit frustrating. I typically open these, reread, stare and am none the wiser for what has changed. A component? A spelling mistake? Something wiki like would be awesome, but I accept major changes to site code may not be feasible. If it's possible to put in a reason line the editor can fill in and would show up in follower's feeds, that would help a lot.

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello Marvin, that's a great idea. I'll add it to our future ideas doc. We have phase 1 of the new feed coming out this week which aims to make the feed more useful and less cluttered. Thanks for the feedback.

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J. Peterson wrote 2 months ago null point

I tried extending my project description, transcribing several pages of information from a document I had in PDF. It looked great in the "Edit Description" site, but when I look at the project page, it just gets truncated. If there's a limit on the Project Description section, it'd be helpful to spell it out.

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J. Peterson wrote 2 months ago null point

By "Project Description" I meant "Project Details"...

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J. Peterson wrote 2 months ago null point

Ah, just discovered the "Read More..." flag. Would be nice if this was automatic (at least initially).

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello J. Peterson, yep most of the long text sections are truncated at around 4000 chars. However it should automatically insert the read more tag. You can choose to add the read more tag at any point before it truncates.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

Replies to bits/comments on profiles are not showing up in the feed.

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davedarko wrote 2 months ago null point

The upvoting and downvoting counts seem to jump to the reply when a comment is deleted.

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Paul_Beaudet wrote 2 months ago null point

This may have already said, and if it has it is probably worth reiterating.
->"myfeed" is too spamy<-
Personally, only care about conversations. Everything else is superficial and gets in the way of the important things.
->only want conversations<-
Noticed replies to my comments are just sometimes labeled as "reply to *project or person* " Maybe because they did a regular post instead of a reply, regardless, This makes it impossible for people to use the site to network and get feedback because it creates noise and obfuscates the signal.
->Low signal to noise ratio.<-

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello Paul_Beaudet, phase 1 of the new feed is likely to be released next week. You won't be able to tailor what you see, but hopefully the changes we've made will make it more useful to you and everyone else. We will continue to improve it to make it easier for the community to network and get feedback. Thanks for your comment.

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fl@C@ wrote 2 months ago null point

I'm experiencing an issue with my build logs.. It seems that it now automatically inserts a read more tag...the probelm is whatever image is just above that tag shows up with the broken image icon and the read now link isn't a line..it's just plain text that says read more.. If I click on the build log title to open the entirety, it seems fine and all images load.. Any idea?

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Jasmine wrote 2 months ago null point

Hello fl@C@, we have this bug logged already, but I'll chase up. In the mean time, you should place the read more tag yourself earlier on. We automatically truncate around 4000 chars. Thanks.

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fl@C@ wrote 2 months ago null point

Great..! Thanks for the reply Jasmine.. I'll add the tags.

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Milkey Mouse wrote 3 months ago null point

I'm probably just experiencing something weird with Chrome, but for me none of the links in the top bar work. I'm using the Canary version of Chrome and tried running a vanilla copy. It still didn't work!

Btw I think being able to use Markdown for posts would be amazing. I use it for pretty much everything else!

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Mark Sherman wrote 3 months ago null point

It seems sometimes the 'view all details' button is missing, and the project details are simply cut-off. If you know the magic URL for all the details you can get to them.

Example (my project; thats how I found it)

http://hackaday.io/project/2056-Cat-644 :Under 'project details' the post is cut-off mid sentence at "The PS/2 protocol consists of 2 sign"

But the rest of the details do in fact exist: http://hackaday.io/post/5546/

This is a little frustrating because I do intend to enter the hackaday prize contest, but can't be sure that everything is actually visible!

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Mark Sherman wrote 3 months ago null point

The problem appers to be server side:

My project page source: (replaced lt, gt with brackets)

[ div class="detail-btns"]


[ /div ]

Other project pages:

[div class="detail-btns"]

[span][a href="/post/525" class="grey-gold-button medium-button show"]See all details[/a][/span]

[/div]

I was really hoping it was a js or css bug caused by bad text in my post or something that I could work around. Doesn't seem to be the case.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Mark, I can see what you mean. I'll put in a ticket for the bug.
If you are going to enter The Hackaday Prize, you should Officially Submit now, and just make sure you meet the requirements by August 20th for the next round. More details here: http://hackaday.com/2014/07/26/4-minutes-to-entry/
We'll take a snapshot of all the project data on the 20th, so we would have still seen it. However, thanks for letting us know about the bug.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey Mark, I forgot to mention that you can also add the 'more' tag, if you want to choose when the cut off will be. Otherwise we automatically truncate the text at around 4000 chars.

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Mark Sherman wrote 3 months ago null point

Thanks Jasmine, adding the 'more' tag let me cut-off the text at a better point, AND forced the 'See all details' button to re-appear.

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Michiel Spithoven wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi there. Maybe a stupid question, but can you please tell me how, and if, I can enter the Hackaday contest with a existing project?

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

Go to your project page and click on the "Submit project to..." button under your pictures, there is a link with "Official Hackaday Prize Entry". And you probably want to read this http://hackaday.io/prize/details .

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Michiel Spithoven wrote 3 months ago null point

Found it. Thanks!

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Glad you found it Michiel. Thanks for helping davedarko :)

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

I was able to vote for my own project. I refreshed the page and didn't but wanted to let you know.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

We don't exclude your project from you, but once you have voted for it, you won't see it again.

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mylistgroups12 wrote 3 months ago null point

The .io site is normally slow but today when I am trying to vote it is completely unusable. Normally I place the full 50 votes. This time I did two and gave up.

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mylistgroups12 wrote 3 months ago null point

Why don't you make a CRON(tab) to email a voting invitation to members so that the server load can be distributed over time or put the voting system on the main site/server or upgrade the server resources for the .io site.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey mylistgroups12, we get a lot of traffic from hackaday.com, especially when the post announcing the new round goes up. This is the last round of voting for THP, but we've leant a lot of lessons if we do try something like this again in the future. Thanks.

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witchdoc wrote 3 months ago null point

imho the project selection system is still flawed. It should register that i did not select either project, either by refreshing or if need be a "neither" button. There's too many projects which i think do not deserve a vote but just keep coming back. I don't think i should be voting just to get rid of those projects.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello witchdoc, yep. We would probably add that if we try this again in the future. Thanks.

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

I had an idea for your mail system. When you check every hour what has happened in the last and then send the mail as a report if something happened you could safe some mails and won't miss to update on occasions. Like a toilet in a shopping mall flushing itself every 15 minutes to safe water... only it knows someone was on it.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey davedarko, we do want to improve the email notifications like that, so it is on our list of things to do. The list is pretty long. Thank you for your suggestions. It's great that you care enough about the site to let us know.

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Marvin wrote 3 months ago null point

fl@C@ wrote a comment and a reply on a log of his Raman Spectrometer project. I'm following but that didn't appear on my feed.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

That's odd. I'll put a ticket in for that. Thanks for letting us know.

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Paul wrote 3 months ago null point

great stuff overall, but the login process needs some help. If I click into a project and I'm not logged in, I see the username & password fields (auto-filled in my case), and the 'become a member' button. Seems to me that would be a great place for the login button.
It happens again when you click the 'sign in/up to comment'. Autofilled user/pass with a signUP button. I want to sign in? It's an extra step, I click 'already a member' get the familiar dialog, log in, and then I'm brought to 'my feed', and have to navigate back to where I started.
I think the crux of the issue is that you're making it easier to sign up then to sign in. If I want to sign up, I only have to do that once. I'd rather see a 'sign up' or 'become a member' button that then takes me to page or pop-up where I enter credentials. Just my 2¢.
thanks for the great work!

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Non-ICE wrote 3 months ago null point

+1 for this, if the signup fails with the address already being in use just run the entered values through the login engine. Problem solved.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Paul and Non-ICE, I've put in tickets. We'll see what we can do.

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Paul wrote 7 days ago null point

well, I hate to say it, but it's gotten even more confusing. There's still no way to sign in at the top of a project (though I can still sign up), and now when I go to the home page, I have three options. Sign in with Github, Sign in with Twitter, Sign UP with Email. So, there's actually no way to sign in from the main page if you've created a login via email?

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e wrote 7 days ago null point

Hey Paul,

We do have Sign In on every page, on the header. But I think since this is one click more, it seems like it's not a convenient process for you, right?

Just curious, doesn't the website remember you? Or are you logging off manually after each session? We are aiming to keep everyone logged in once they sign in, that's why Sign In is not as prominent as Sign Up.

In the near future, we'll allow existing users to connect their GitHub/Twitter accounts so they can sign in from the homepage (or everywhere you see the Github/Twitter buttons).

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Clovis Fritzen wrote 3 months ago null point

I agree with the comment of non-ICE, you guys should make the LESS skulled projects MORE visible: maybe exchanging back and forth once a day or so!"

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

yup. My first step after hitting 'projects' is to sort by newest. If I've already done that in a given day, I then hit 'recently updated'. Most Skulled/Commented/Followed should be options but not defaults IMHO.

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Milkey Mouse wrote 3 months ago null point

+1

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Non-ICE wrote 3 months ago null point

This is just a thought, when you click the Projects link it defaults to showing the most skulled projects resulting in the most skulled projects getting even more skulls and new possibly cooler projects not being showed to new viewers at all. How about making "latest projects" the default view when anyone clicks "Projects" on hackaday.io ?

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

+1

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

+1 This is the only way I browse projects regularly. I have no need for anything else for project discovery because I just keep going until I saw something that I saw last time I browsed.

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

+1

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

Some folks looking at my project page are seeing inverted pictures when they shouldn't: http://hackaday.io/project/996-GimbalBot#j-discussion-6787

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

happens on chrome 36.0.1985.125 on a mac 10.8.5 and on a samsung galaxy tab note 10.1 with chrome idk.

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

I'm seeing inverted pictures in this project log in Chrome 36 on Mac OS X: https://hackaday.io/project/996/log/6072

Pictures are also inverted in Chrome on Android, but Firefox on Android displays them properly.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey zakqwy, we need to remove a class on the images. I've put in a ticket. Cheers, Jasmine

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Milkey Mouse wrote 3 months ago null point

So weird, me too.

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Adam Gulyas wrote 3 months ago null point

I would like to be able to save things as drafts, like the project logs.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey Adam, as we encourage people to document as they go along, it is unlikely that we will add drafts. Sorry.

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fl@C@ wrote 3 months ago null point

Would it be possible to have a section in the project page where you can have a sort of sticky topic so you can keep a list of something that is updated often without having to create a new project log for it every time? Or does this go against the spirit of the documentation portion? I'm kind of an all or nothing person, and with documentation...I either go nuts and document everything as I go, or tend to miss periods of time when I have to make choices of something that might be 'relevant'.. What I consider relevant may differ from someone else's opinion.. I post a lot as it is, and I'm not convinced people want to read through 500 log entries..
If it's possible, a section where I can keep a relevant list of things...The raspberryPi in my project requires a great deal of installs, and mods.. Where I plan on releasing an image for the SD card, I would still like to have an easily referenced list showing what has been done.. The same goes for other parts.. I'd love something like a tabbed 'notebook' style box where I can keep multiple items in less space.. In my project, I list a lot of items in my description... It would be great to have a tab for each of those in a shorter box...Just a thought...

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fl@C@ wrote 3 months ago null point

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

I've made a note of this request. We'll see what we can do when we review the project logs section.

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Greg Fenton wrote 3 months ago null point

I want to add someone to my hackerspace. I know his name but there are several with the same name and generic icon.
Please consider allowing hacker ID as well as the username in the field.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Greg, I've put in a request to add by ID. I'm not sure when it will be actioned. In the mean time, they could add an image to their profile. Thanks for bringing this up.

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Michael R Colton wrote 3 months ago null point

The comments have gotten a little long and I am not going to read them all, so I apologize if these have been addressed already.

1. It would be nice to have control over what appears in the feed. I really want updates to projects I follow to stand out. I kinda want to know if people skull or follow my projects, but I don't really care if someone skulls or follows one of the projects I follow, for example.
2. It would be nice if comments to project updates were shown in the feed, or in the project comment count. I've missed a few comments on my project updates because of this.
3. I know someone's mentioned the twitching pictures. I have one that does it too, it happens to be the only picture that was uploaded as a square, if that helps.

I really like HackADay.io, I think it's coming along quite nicely :D

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Michael,
1. In phase one of feed improvements, you won't be able to choose what you see. However, you won't see actions by people you don't follow on the projects you do follow. You will see all actions on your own projects.
2. We intend to improve notifications both by email and on the feed.
3. Can you give me a link to your twitching picture? Do you mean inverted colors?
Thanks for your feedback,
Jasmine

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Michael R Colton wrote 3 months ago null point

Awesome! Thanks for the feedback!

For the twitching picture: Visit my project: http://hackaday.io/project/1538-PortableSDR . The default project photo will twitch (ie, it will scale up one pixel, then back down, over and over. Or maybe it's offsetting by one pixel and then returning) This is the picture, but it will only do it if viewed from the main project page: https://static.hackaday.io/images/3132341406432402437.jpg . I have not seen any color inversion.

Checked in Firefox on 31.0 on Win7 x64.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Michael, regarding 3. it's a known bug. It's been logged. Thanks for letting us know though.

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

I would like to continue seeing actions by people I don't follow on projects I do follow when those actions are comments or replies. However, I would still like to be able to properly filter out skulls and follows.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey notexactly. Yep, sorry. I think it will work like that.

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diysciborg wrote 3 months ago null point

Here is a video demonstrating exactly what I am talking about.. if you would rather see it than read my long posts ;)
http://youtu.be/_LO2p055NFg

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey diysciborg, we are going to remove the weighting for the last round. We admit voting has not been perfect. We switched it up to try and make it fairer for new projects, but this makes it dull for voters, so we'll change it back for the next round.

Without weighting newer projects have very little chance of ranking per round because most votes are cast within the first few days, so it is very hard for them to catch up. Each round the vote counts are reset.

Good luck with the Modular Weather Station.
Jasmine

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diysciborg wrote 3 months ago null point

Jasmine, thank you for the reply. But this is a topic that has come up several times in the regular site's post comments, by a whole lot of users.

Regardless of what I do or don't vote for, the weighted projects remain. You said "And the one you didn't vote for has less chance of showing again. " In my experience, this is absolutely NOT true. In my experience, it will remain until I vote for it.

Essentially at this point, my only chance to view a new project and potentially vote on them is to 'waste' 4 votes on the same 4 projects I keep seeing over and over. I am not saying that they pop up frequently. I am saying I ONLY see the same three or four projects. If I vote for one simply to clear it, then it is not as if a new project come in it's place. Only that now instead of seeing 4 projects, I see 3. The project I did not vote for remains, and the other two keep cycling through.

By experimentation, the only method I have found to get one new project into my mix of possible options is to give a vote to all four.

I understand that "it is what it is" but now a better strategy needs to be implemented, and soon. Perhaps the weighted system needs tuning. Or some tracking of what the user has already seen 20 times.. Or people will loose faith in the voting system and stop bothering with it. Because at this point, our votes are simply a reflection of the weighting system, and not our preference. Essentially, I have 30 votes, but the only way to use them is to vote for every project the weighting system throws at me.

This is not voting. It is placating the weighting system.

I have defended HAD and the whole voting thing, reminding people that it has nothing really to do with the judging for the ultimate prize. I have encouraged people to vote, and consider the stated 'goal' of each voting round when they do so. I have reminded people that its a new thing, and there are bound to be bugs but that should not dissuade them from participating.

So, now we understand the situation, and how the voting system was set up. I would like to continue supporting the HAD prize, and the 'cool swag voting game'. The next step for HAD to take is to explain how they will fix it, and do so ASAP.

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diysciborg wrote 3 months ago null point

hey.. the voting system seems to be back to its old tricks of giving the same two or three choices over and over and over. Left side only shows ONE choice, and right side flips between all of 2 when hitting refresh.

Not sure how the database tracks what we have seen and not seen, but if there is some sort of logging, then that should be cleared between each round. Since in round one you asked us to vote for one type of project, and in round two a different criteria. Some of the projects I dismissed in round one I would like to appropriately vote for in round this round. Get it?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello diysciborg, voting wasn't designed to be refreshed. There is some weighting so that new projects do get shown more often until they've been seen the same amount as older projects. If you vote on one, you won't see it again in this round. And the one you didn't vote for has less chance of showing again. Database doesn't track when you've refreshed, so may show you the same again.
Thanks. Jasmine

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diysciborg wrote 3 months ago null point

"If you vote on one, you won't see it again in this round. "

So it does track SOMETHING. It tracks what you have voted FOR. Are these tables cleared between rounds? And if you have a table tracking what I voted for, how hard would it be to track what I didn't vote for? I don't mind seeing those I skipped over, but not until I have gone through the whole collection first. I have a feeling many projects are simply left out in the cold and never seen. Do you have any data as to how many times each project has been shown in a vote? Even better, could that data be put in the project page view of the project owner?

Id feel much better about the system (have more trust in it) if I could see in my project page
"This project has been presented 147 times in the vote, and has received 6 votes"

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Stefan-Xp wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi there,

would it be possible to filter out the feeds by the kind of news?
xyz skulling/following xyz is messing up my feed :/

best regards, Stefan

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

I have made some scripts for tampermonkey, if it helps https://gist.github.com/davedarko/f6ef86c89c4d1df4cd36

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey Stefan-Xp, we're hoping to get phase 1 of the New Feed out in August. That should take care of your issue. Thanks for letting us know though.

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matt venn wrote 3 months ago null point

+1

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

I use the following simple userscript in Stylish:

li.projectFollow, li.projectSkull {display: none !important}

Adjust as you like for different story types. The only problem is that the pagination is still based on the full feed, so every page of your feed will have a different number of stories on it.

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Łukasz Przeniosło wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi there,
Some trollbots are starting to spread here. Could you check out my profile and remove the mass spam bits?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello bremenpl, I'll get those bits removed. We're dealing with netsparker. Thanks for highlighting this. I'm sorry it happened to you.

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NightCrawler wrote 3 months ago null point

currently the projects, hackers, blog and search buttons arent working for me??? (pretty certain its not my mouse as clicking other tabs work fine and other webpages), im useing the latest chrome 64 bit, anyone else experiencing this problem??

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

I have this problem too, for those and everything in the More menu too. Clicking and middle-clicking (opens in a new tab) do nothing; right-clicking and choosing "Open link in new tab" works.

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macona wrote 3 months ago null point

I get a 502 Bad Gateway every time I try to update my profile. Been this way for a couple weeks.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Macona, are you getting 502 when you go to edit your profile, or when you try to save? If it is when you are saving, what information are you trying to change?
I've raised a ticket for you, but the extra info would be useful.

Anyone else seeing 502 messages?

Thanks,
Jasmine

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macona wrote 3 months ago null point

When I try to save, I was just trying to update my "who I am" section.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Macona, can you let me know what browser & os? We are having trouble replicating this issue. Thanks.

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macona wrote 3 months ago null point

Latest Safari on the Latest MacOS and latest Firefox on latest Win7.

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kevinjkrieger wrote 3 months ago null point

Image upload: It seems that some of my images uploaded with inverse colours! Trippy, but not intended. See the Project logs section here: http://hackaday.io/project/2106-CAN-obd2

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello kevinjkrieger, that is weird. I'll get someone to look into it. Is anyone else having this problem? If so, let me know. Thanks.

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kevinjkrieger wrote 3 months ago null point

Hmmm... Possible reason: I see that when I go to edit my project my browser switches to inverted colours, (ctrl-i) so I change it back and I see the inverted pictures. Perhaps when uploading the images I had my browser in inverted colours mode and the image uploader on hackaday.io got confused?

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Brayden DeVito wrote 3 months ago null point

Love it so far!
Very intuitive and interactive interface for adding multimedia.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Brayden. Thanks for the positive feedback. Glad you like it :) Look forward to meeting you next month.

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ganzuul wrote 3 months ago null point

Bug report: The prize voting page picks projects which are not entered into the competition.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey ganzuul, if it happens again can you let me know which project is showing? I'll have a look in to it. Thanks for raising this.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey ganzuul, thanks for responding. However, all those projects have been officially submitted to the Hackaday Prize. You can tell because there is a little logo over the large project image. When you mouse over it, it says 'Official Hackaday Prize Entry'.

Unfortunately quite a few people have hot used TheHackadayPrize tag, but as long as they have officially submitted, they are entered in to community voting.

Have a great weekend,
Jasmine

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Hylian wrote 3 months ago null point

Bug Report: Project logs/descriptions do not update correctly when typing normal text. If the post already had text, it stays as-is, and if it is a new post, it is posted blank. However, using the editor to add a 'divider line' causes it to update correctly somehow.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Hylian, Can you let me know what browser and operating system you are using? We've had another person report a similar issue, so I'll add your info to the ticket. Thanks for letting us know.

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Hylian wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi Jasmine,
I am using Firefox 31 on Windows 8.1. I have Ghostery and Noscript on, so those may be the culprit. I'll check again once I get home.

Thanks.

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dev kumar wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey! I'm a dev kumar from india ! I had a question, I'm looking to take a snes rom or other roms and making them work on an android device without an emulator. Also I have a few ideas that I would like to run by you if you have the time

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi dev kumar, this page is for feedback regarding the Hackaday Projects site itself. Did you mean to post your comment here or on another project?
If anyone has any advice for dev kumar, please post it in the comments on his profile.
Thanks,
Jasmine

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Brayden DeVito wrote 3 months ago null point

The Emulators are the brains of the operation.
If you need to run a game standalone, you're going to need to program the emulator to run in the background of a freshly created android app. Best of luck!

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David Preece wrote 3 months ago null point

Are voting rounds still going, then? The rules say they stopped on July 20th (causing a string of expletives at this end). Also, it seems most of the entries don't have a YouTube video yet, or am I imagining that part?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey David, we're going to have another couple of rounds of community voting. It will finish sometime before August 20th, which is when you need to have met all the requirements (including a video) to advance to the next stage.

We modified the rules slightly and extend the deadline. You can see last week's post for more details - http://hackaday.com/2014/07/18/the-hackaday-prize-rules-change-and-entry-date-extension/

Good luck with 0x05ECure. Give us a shout if you have any more questions,
Jasmine

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Digital Corpus wrote 3 months ago null point

Vote engine is broken. Though probably not the way everyone else means, but I wouldn't be surprised it they're related. This project is always showing as the first entry for me regardless of the computer I use: http://hackaday.io/project/2025

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Digital Corpus, we did add a little weighting which does mean new entries are shown more until they've been seen as much as the others. Essentially, so they can catchup. We may need to tweak this. I've raised it with our Devs.

You should also know, that once you have positively voted for a project, you will not be shown that project again in the same round.

Thanks for highlighting this. Jasmine

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

The weighting is causing me to very frequently be given a choice between two projects that are so new that neither one has any components yet, so I can't decide which one has a more outrageous component. Even if I refresh, it gives me a random two of five or six new projects with no, or no outrageous, components about 80% of the time.

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PointyOintment wrote 3 months ago null point

I managed to use up all of my votes, but I had to refresh *many* times to get past the following projects that I didn't want to vote for in this round:

https://hackaday.io/project/2150 (no components)
https://hackaday.io/project/1861 (no components)
https://hackaday.io/project/2172 (no components)
https://hackaday.io/project/2154 (no components)
https://hackaday.io/project/2157 (no components)
https://hackaday.io/project/2160 (no components, though it has a rough architecture)
https://hackaday.io/project/1795 (no outrageous components)
https://hackaday.io/project/2141 (no outrageous components)

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey Digital Corpus,
Just to let you know we are going to remove the weighting for the last round. Also see my reply to diysciborg http://hackaday.io/project/37-Feedback---Hackaday-Projects#j-discussion-6621
Sorry to you and others for the frustration in this round of voting, we were trying to make it fairer to new entries.
Thanks,
Jasmine

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Digital Corpus wrote 3 months ago null point

No system is perfect. Ranking and weighting are more algorithmicly difficult despite being simply algebraic, commonly. C'est la vie and I've not lost sleep over it. It's a hard and fairly public job you all have putting every bit of this contest out there for us. Please send my thanks to the team for their work.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Will do. Thanks to you too!

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komco wrote 3 months ago null point

Good try, but there is already such a project with beter implementation/documentation/features see here http://www.jcwolfram.de/projekte/avr/chipbasic2/ I have made this 16 color computer and it works great. No need to type anything, no prompt. embedded editor, terminal program, games, chip-8 emulator and many more features in a single chip. External rams can be left out. The single chip version stores up to 8 programs. with an external eeprom id can store up to 255 programs.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Komco, you may have posted on the wrong project. This project is for feedback of the Hackaday Projects site itself. Also, your link appears to be broken.

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sammy wrote 3 months ago null point

why does only a few projects come up for voting... over and over again??? You must have more than 4 projects to vote for??!!

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Sammy, for this round of voting once you have voted for a project, it is removed from the choices. If you are shown a project, but you do not choose it, it can be displayed to you again. If you keep on refreshing the page rather than voting, you have a random chance of being shown any project you haven't voted on yet.

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

Can we get notifications for project log comments? I don't think they come through like normal project comments and other alerts.

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

Same goes for replies on them!

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Zakqwy, If you have notifications turned on (see http://hackaday.io/settings ), then you will get notifications. However, there is a limit so we only send out one email an hour. If more than one person comments or follows you in an hour, we'll only email you about the first. We intend to make it easier to see notifications when we improve the feed, and look at notification alerts then. Hope that explains.

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

I have all notifications on; project comments and replies notify me, but not project log comments/replies.

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

they don't appear in the feeds like the rest does either.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Ah ok, I'll take a look at the project log comments, and put in a ticket.

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

Lately, when I click on a project picture that is displayed big, it will give me a cropped and resized small image, but when I click on the small picture version I will get an uncropped, right sized picture. Wild guess, you made "thumbnails" for a better page load for lists of projects and somehow the picture links are mixed up?

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

And while I'm still here, my sonic screwdriver is marked as featured on the start page, which makes me wonder - wouldn't that mean it was on the hackaday.com page? Would be cool but it's not in a state where I would want to present it ;)

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey davedarko, I'll put in a ticket for the image bug. Regarding the featured - these are picked by the Hackaday Team, so could be any project complete or in progress. At the moment because of The Hackaday Prize, we have been featuring one THP entry and one non-THP project. I can change it from your project to another if you would like?

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

ok cool, thanks for the clarification :) It's fine, it can stay there, I just wondered if I had missed an article ;)

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

I've got 13 external links on my project site, and will probably gain many more between now and changing over to 'complete project' status; I'm using it as a 'works cited' section to store interesting ideas. However, I'd also like the links to my Dropbox repo and various Google sheets to be at the top to make 'em easier for folks to find. Can you make the External Links section drag-and-drop reorder-able?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey zakqwy, seems sensible. I'll get it on the list of things to do.

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

Thanks! Definitely a low-priority item. By and large everything has been working quite well!

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j0z0r pwn4tr0n wrote 3 months ago null point

First off: Excellent project site, and nice integration into Hackaday. I do have a minor nitpick though. When I click on my feed, I see when anyone does anything for a project I follow. I would just like the feed to show actual updates to the projects. Even people commenting would be fine, as I find that feature useful occasionally. But seeing who gave what a skull or started following what is kind of annoying to me, as I follow quite a bit of projects.. I would like my feed to include only things I would take action on, like seeing what the update is, or what some random commenter said.
I understand that I may be in the minority on this one, so perhaps just an option/preference for each person to set themselves is a good answer. Perhaps it's not a problem at all, and I should just suck it up

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

+1 that is one of the most mentioned things here..

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello j0z0r pwn4tr0n, you are not alone with your thoughts about the feed. We are starting to improve this incrementally. Please be patient. Thanks for taking the time to explain how you think Projects could be better. We really appreciate it.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

How about a page load timestamp, small and innocuous and contextualized to my location, on all the pages that have time references like "2 hours ago"? Right now it really means "2 hours since this page was loaded" but I may not remember when that was.... this would be especially useful on mobile, when connectivity might be often interrupted.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

I've made a note of this. If anyone else would like this feature, please upvote it (use the arrows under Kenji's avatar).

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Blecky wrote 3 months ago null point

It looks like there is an issue posting to project logs. I can create a log with a title and post comments, but the body of the log doesn't show up. I have tried this from a few machines/browsers.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Blecky, is this still happening? I can't seem to replicate the problem, but I'll get someone else to take a look at your page.

Is anyone else experiencing this?
Thanks,
Jasmine

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Blecky wrote 3 months ago null point

It looks like it happens when I copy and paste something into the post field. Even when I type just a test comment without any weird characters and copy and paste that, it ignores the entire post change. Copy and pasting works fine for the comments section.

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Blecky wrote 3 months ago null point

I have been using Firefox (on suse) and Chrome (android) to replicate this.

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Blecky wrote 3 months ago null point

Interestingly it doesn't happen with Firefox under Windows.

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Blecky wrote 3 months ago null point

If I type something after the paste on the linux side it lets me post, but deleting the extra text doesn't seem to work when I try to edit it afterwards.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Blecky, thanks for the additional information. We're still looking in to this.

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ZaidPirwani wrote 3 months ago null point

If I am following a project and maybe even trying to recreate the steps or make my own version of it, is there any way I can ADD to the project LOG, or like git somehow FORK it and put my changes in the new version or do I make a completely NEW project...???

How do I share my work with a project..?

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

I'd love to see a "made one" feature like on thingiverse.com myself and see a branch/fork feature as reasonable, so +1 .

But for now, what about making a page on your hacker profile and place a comment on the project page?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello ZaidPirwani,

'Made one' or forking would be a great feature, but it is unlikely we can do it soon.

At the moment you would have to make your own new project. Reference the original in the description, and add a link to it in the side links. As davedarko said, you can leave a comment on the original project to let them know.

Thanks for piping up. It's great to hear what future features are desirable.
Jasmine

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fl@C@ wrote 3 months ago null point

I'm not certain if I am the only one to notice this..or what... But I noticed an inconsistency in emails I received regarding receiving skulls and the number of skulls I actually have... The number of emails is roughly half compared to what the website shows I actually have. Just to check, I looked through my feed history and it shows more than the website shows I have..by about 8 currently.. but shouldn't they be the same? I first noticed this because I'd receive an email stating I had a new follower...so I'd take a look and I also had a skull..but no email for the skull.. Any idea about the inconsistency?

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

Same here with skulls, followers and comments...

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

I have only received one email ever, so that tells me I'm properly registered in the system. Until I had received that one I thought it just wasn't working at all. When I received that one, I thoroughly checked my spam filter to make sure, nothing. Never got even a second email, despite more skulls and follows.

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fl@C@ wrote 3 months ago null point

@davedarko - my comments seem to be in sync... but my followers are not.. my feed shows around 20 more than the website does...

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello fl@C@, davedarko, and Kenji.
If you have notifications turned on (see http://hackaday.io/settings ), then you will get notifications. However, there is a limit so we only send out one email an hour. If more than one person skulls or follows you in an hour, we'll only email you about the first. We hope to make it easier to see who has followed, skulled, etc when we improve the feed. Hope that explains the situation at the moment.
Thanks, Jasmine

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fl@C@ wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi Jasmine.. Thank you. That does explain the email portion.. But what about the discrepancy with the feed showing more people giving skulls and following than the website reflects? At current count I show over a hundred followers and nearly eighty skulls at current count...The website shows much less..?

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi Jasmine. That doesn't explain my situation. I have had notifications turned on since I registered, but have only ever received one email. I'm not saying they aren't being sent - just saying I'm not receiving them (except for that one). Is there a way for you to tell if they are bouncing?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey Everyone, don't forget that people can un-follow or un-skull you.

Also, people that follow your profile don't show up as followers to your project or vice versa, but your profile page shows total skulls from all your projects. These may be reasons why the feed doesn't look like it tallies.

Kenji - Looking at the database, it is not showing any settings for your notifications. Can you check what you have on http://hackaday.io/settings ?

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi Jasmine, Interesting. When I go there, all items are checked. On the email address page, the address is correct. And I did get the one email...
I could try un-checking and saving, then re-checking, but I'll hold off on trying that if you want to check something prior - happy to help you debug. Let me know!

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Kenji, try what you suggested and let me know. I'll leave a comment on your profile to hopefully trigger a notification.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

Hi Jasmine, I have done as you instructed.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

On project logs, when you are editing a new log, Ctrl-Z undoes some typing you've just done, but Ctrl-Y does not re-do it. (This comment box works as expected, however. ) So if you hit Ctrl-Z one too many times, you may lose a paragraph, and have to rely on your memory and having time to re-type, to get it back. Yep, just happened. Sigh...

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Kenji, what browser and platform are you using? If anyone else is having this problem please provide the same information. Thanks.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

Hmmmm that is a good question! I'm constantly jumping among several machines. I think I posted that one from Chrome on Windows 7.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 2 months ago null point

This Ctrl-Z problem continues, but I noticed that it seems to be linked to cursor position. This time, while editing a new project log, I wrote a lot and added links and so forth. Then I noticed something I wanted to edit in top half of my text. I typed a word, then reconsidered and hit Ctrl-Z, with the intent of doing something slightly different. Unfortunately, what I found was that every edit I had made, below this cursor position, was undone. Every bit of edited text reverted, every inserted link gone. That's not what I intended! Ctrl-Y.. nothing! I had to do it all over again manually, and had to keep in mind not to instinctively will hit Ctrl-Z for anything.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

One thing I would like is an auto-generated table of contents for project logs. Just take the titles of every log and make a list. Put that list of links wherever, on the left side, or at the top of the logs section.

I've been contemplating how to arrange my info and it seems that my hack on this one would be to just link to my individual logs and put them in a list in the details section, so that readers can just jump to where they want to go. But if you had an auto-generated list happening, I would not have to do this. I'm going to do this on projects Reactron Overdrive where I anticipate a lot of different kinds of logs, and also on interpreting LCD signals, where I want to make a guide so I really do need a table of contents kind of structure. My thoughts about that structure are discussed in the details of that project.

I think the build instructions could also benefit from a structure like that as well, though as each does not have a distinct title, that may be harder - but you could require the instruction steps to have a summary or title...

Anyway, just a thought - obviously there is a workaround for now.

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Mike Szczys wrote 3 months ago null point

That's a good suggestion. I'm not sure how it would look so will have to contemplate that, but I agree that he functionality would be quite useful for viewing projects with a lot log entries. Thanks!

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fl@C@ wrote 3 months ago null point

Tabs!! This would be great...!!
Here's the best example I could find... http://f.cl.ly/items/3P2S3l1g1j3B031F213B/css-tabs.html#
http://calebogden.com/css-tabs

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

I just thaught about project states, would it be good to have something like "beeing stuck", "paused out of frustration", "needs funding to continue" and "needs help to continue"?

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

That is a great idea! Maybe it could work like tags where you could add the status of your choice. Much better than just "ongoing" or "complete". Maybe a "percent complete" estimate could be associated with it too, or entirely separate, to allow sorting on that parameter.

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

"crashed", "exploded", "floated away and not yet recovered", "awaiting launch", "stolen by pirates", etc..

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davedarko wrote 3 months ago null point

"Vanished - may travelled through time" ... the percentage idea of kenji sounds good too.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey davedarko, Kenji, zakqwy - I'll put this on the wish list, so we don't forget about it.

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zakqwy wrote 3 months ago null point

I'm having an issue with bullets in my logs bleeding over onto the main project display:

http://i.imgur.com/7DRnlef.png

'Safety first, kids!' is another log update; it shouldn't be bulleted (nor should the paragraphs below it). Is this because the 'read more' link is in the middle of a bulleted list, so the disappears?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Zakqwy, we have had a few issues with formatting the Read More tag. I'll add this to the bug list, so should be fixed soon. Thanks for letting us know.

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Gary wrote 3 months ago null point

any way to see how many unique people have viewed your project?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Gary. No counter at the moment. A few people have requested it, so we may add it in the future. Thanks for getting in touch.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 3 months ago null point

It would be great if on Profile and Projects pages, there was a way to add hierarchical categories.
I mean, tags are a top-level way, but you can not search projects by tags within a profile or Project page. I am thinking of something other than tags though, something like folders. For instance I have a bunch of projects that really could be all under one umbrella, distinct from other projects. But some of my hacks are purely mechanical, no electronics at all, but still hacks. I could see those being in a category of their own. (I could further see sub-categories...) I could get by with tags now if only there was a user-specific tag search with pre-populated tag-dropdown with tags used by that user.

Maybe I am just missing something, and there is a way to do this, or similar?

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello Kenji, we do intend to improve this. There is a plan to create curated lists, so you can more easily browse just mechanical hacks etc. Thanks for the suggestions. Keep them coming.

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lasllamasvuelan wrote 3 months ago null point

I'm really excited for the hackerspaces feature! I know its just getting started but I think it would be awesome if there were an easy way to associate my profile with the hackerspace as a user/member, and to associate my projects with the space so I could go to spaces page and see what projects were made there. Finally, I think it could be useful to add a feature to the whole website where skills and tools could be associated with my profile, so I could have a bit of a hacker resumes/skill-set. This could potentially be correlated with available tools/processes in hackerspaces, so I could be a resource to that community as a person skilled in ______. This could also lead me to projects that I'm interested in or to projects that might want my help. I know tags are available, but they are too loosely defined in their usage.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello lasllamasvuelan, we're glad you like the Hackerspaces feature. You are right, we are just getting started, and do plan to add many of the things you have suggested regarding projects/skills/tools swap etc.

At the moment, the person who created the hackerspace page can add you or others to the page, either as Crew or a Member. When that's done, you should see a badge from that Hackerspace on your profile. You should contact the creator to be added. If you are not sure who it is, you can leave a comment on the hackerspace page.

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The Big One wrote 3 months ago null point

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but I have a question about the Hackaday prize entry... in the details it says "Upload the video to YouTube ... and post the video to Hackaday’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/hackaday ...". How do we post a video to someone else's channel? (It may be obvious, but I am not a prolific Youtuber... sorry!)

Thanks!

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Mike Szczys wrote 3 months ago null point

Yeah... I'm not sure how that got in there. I'm working on a clarification for that and a couple of other weird things. Post to YouTube, add it as an external link for your project and you'll be just fine!

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The Big One wrote 3 months ago null point

Thanks for the clarification, Mike.

Cheers

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wonko wrote 3 months ago null point

Integrate Hackerspace Infos with the wiki (hackerspaces.org) and the API (spaceapi.net)

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello wonko, great idea. We are just starting to develop the Hackerspaces section. At the moment it's all member generated content. We will look in to what we can integrate as time goes on. Thanks for the suggestion.

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wonko wrote 3 months ago null point

Please get rid of the HTML-Only E-mails.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

I'll check on this. I'm sure there should be text-only too.

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wonko wrote 3 months ago null point

Most Hackers I know are brutally lazy when it comes to Documentation.
How about a Github Webhook/Service that pulls the readme and changes -> Instant updates. yay!

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

We'll do what we can to make it easier. Thanks for the ideas.

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ZaidPirwani wrote 4 months ago null point

having every SKULL addition to a project or every new FOLLOW to a project become a NEWS item in my feed... would love if those were itnegrated - like x project got xx skulls in the last day or something like that..

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Mike Szczys wrote 3 months ago null point

Yes this is currently in development.

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PointyOintment wrote 4 months ago null point

[BUG] [Feed]

In my feed, some projects appear under multiple names in different feed entries, and a project that has been deleted still appears.

The first image following is of my feed; the second is of the HTML. (The entries that are closed in the HTML are ones I've hidden from my feed using a userstyle because I'm not interested in those types of story.)
http://i.imgur.com/moosZhe.png
http://i.imgur.com/CQnn1WG.png

For the first issue, notice that project 1538 has stories that call it either "PortableSDR" or "PSDR", and the URL slugs linked also vary correspondingly. For the second issue, the entries for project 1536 ("Small machine automatic stripe encoder") appear, but if I try to follow any of the links, I see that the project has been deleted.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey notexactly. We are rounding up the places where deleted projects are still sneakily showing up and eradicating them. Thanks for the details. It is really helpful.

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iamnotachoice wrote 4 months ago null point

Build instructions in projects go to random order after saving, posted this on the "stack" and other users seem to have similar issues.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello iamnotachoice, a few people have reported this problem. We should a fix out soon. Best place to let us know about issues or to give feedback is here, rather than on stack or email. Thanks.

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jacksonliam wrote 4 months ago null point

The hackaday prize rules-en page seems to show the same content as the top level http://hackaday.io/prize/ (with the 3-2-1 and email sign up).

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Mike Szczys wrote 4 months ago null point

Well that's strange! Thanks for reporting. I'll work on getting it fixed.

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Mike Szczys wrote 4 months ago null point

Okay, @kopipejst just fixed this. Give it a try now.

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jacksonliam wrote 4 months ago null point

Looks fixed now! Cheers!

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Rudolph wrote 4 months ago null point

I'll second wanderingmetalhead, most of the header menu is nonresponsive in the latest Firefox. Aha, also in the latest Chrome. Add project, feed, and everything in the "my" menu work fine, all the other links do nothing. Search expands and works as expected.

Also, and apologies if I've simply missed it, I'd like to see an RSS feed for individual project's logs. I intend to keep a page in my own webspace about my project (for the noncohesive notes and mind-dump-ey cruft that I won't put here), but I'd love to have a list-o-headlines or something I can display.

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fl@C@ wrote 4 months ago null point

Curious... A comment ( http://hackaday.com/2014/07/04/the-hacklet-6-lasers/#comment-1615879 ) was made about my project page... I had noticed the more I added the slower it responded, and there are things like unordered lists that I can't seem to remove... Do I have to rip out my whole description, or is there something I've done wrong? Too much content? Would it be possible to have a tab system, or a way to have multiple pages or something for the description? Something like a composition book would be awesome, where tabs could separate topics... Just a thought.. Maybe I'm just too long winded.. :)

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fl@C@ wrote 4 months ago null point

I think I meant Details instead of description for the above... ;)

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 4 months ago null point

Hi fl@C@,

It seems to be the sheer size of page that is killing the Firefox on slower systems. We're working on two things to address this systematically: (a) auto-resize of images on home page; (b) better pagination. These will make the page 'lighter' and result in less problems when loading (large) pages.

In the meantime, one thing you can do is simply edit details/buildlogs for your project and add "Read More" tags where appropriate. That way you can reduce the amount of content that's shown on main project page, which should hopefully mitigate the issue.

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fl@C@ wrote 4 months ago null point

Thanks Aleksandar.. It sounds like you guys have it... I was under the impression that more is better for the documentation, I'll try adding some read more tags.. Until those changes go in, I'll try reducing my images a little more before uploading them too..

Is there a way to fix the formatting problems I'm having? It seems the entire details got included in the unordered list and I can't remove that formatting...so when I try to add another, it indents the entire block of text....

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Jimmy wrote 4 months ago null point

Can we have an undo button for the voting page? I accidentally voted for a project (clicking the vote button when I meant to click the more info link). I hope there are enough votes for each project that one stray vote won't matter, but I'd hate to sway the contest the wrong way.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hey Jimmy. Sorry no un-vote. However you now have 50 votes (up from 30).

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Tyler Spadgenske wrote 4 months ago null point

After I update my project, on the main page, it shows my project as "just updated". But, on that page it shows the number of skulls, follows, and comments. For comments, it shows 4. But, when I go to the project page, I only have two comments. Any other page, (like the hackaday entries page) show the right number of comments, just not the main page.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Sorry Tyler, for some reason I missed this. Let me know if you think this is still happening. I had a look in a few places and they all say 2 comments at the moment.

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Tyler Spadgenske wrote 3 months ago null point

It is still happening. But only on this page. (hackaday.io) You will have to check soon because it leaves the page when a couple of other people update their projects.

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wanderingmetalhead wrote 4 months ago null point

As soon as I log in, I cannot search projects or navigate, about half of the menu is non-reponsive. I am running Firefox web browser (latest). This behavior is fairly recent.

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Jasmine wrote 3 months ago null point

Hello wanderingmetalhead, the menu should be fixed now. Let me know if that's not the case for you.

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wanderingmetalhead wrote 3 months ago null point

It looks like it works now if I allow Google Analytics scripts.

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gavo2o wrote 4 months ago null point

The signup prompt on the homepage looks like a log-in prompt. I accidentally created a second account because of this. The log-in button is too small compared to the sign up area.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello [gavo2o], thanks for your feedback. A couple of other people have mentioned this too. We hope to improve this in the future. Thanks.

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PointyOintment wrote 4 months ago null point

Project 1536 still appears in the voting, but its page is no longer available.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello, the fix for this should be pushed out in the next release. Thanks.

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Kenji Larsen wrote 4 months ago null point

Generally good. Had two problems so far:
1) Build instructions go all out of order when editing and saving, going back in and fixing it (manual, tedious) will restore it (Project Ice Station Thuban). I dare not touch it now...! I saw that others had this problem.
2) Project details: if an image is at or near the "Read more" break, it shows up full size and clicking on the read more link just shows the image, does not take you to the read more text. Moving the image around helps in some ways. The see all details link continues to work properly, however. (This happened on Project Cicadidae vitula)

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Kenji, the fix for 1) will be pushed in a release next week. I've added 2) as a bug. We have had a few issues with the Read More link causing problems with video and images. Thanks for letting us know about these problems.

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PointyOintment wrote 4 months ago null point

Is anyone else unable to vote? When I click a vote button it gets stuck on "Voting for [project]…". I would suspect something's weird with my browser configuration, but I did successfully vote once using the same browser configuration the other day.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Everyone, if you can't vote for some reason let us know. Info about browser config would be useful.

[notexactly] - Are you still unable to vote? If so, let me know the details.
It does look like you've voted once, so at least you are in with a chance for the next voter's lottery - http://hackaday.com/2014/06/27/astronaut-or-astronot-nobody-won-this-week-anyway/

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PointyOintment wrote 4 months ago null point

I don't know what happened but I'm able to vote again. If somebody fixed something, thanks!

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davedarko wrote 4 months ago null point

When i follow a hacker, i follow all his projects automatically. Would it make sence to increment the follower count on the projects as well? I don't see why i should click all projects when i get the same messages but it would be great to know for the hacker, or not?

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello davedarko, thanks for highlighting this. We'll see what we can do to improve it. Thanks.

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davedarko wrote 4 months ago null point

Thanks for considering, no hurry :)

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Łukasz Przeniosło wrote 4 months ago null point

Hi there. It would be great to be abble to subscribe to the site and receive enails whn new projects are featured.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey bremenpl, it's great that you want to hear about new projects by email. We are working on improving notifications. Initially this is likely to be via the on-site feed, rather than email. In the mean time, you can check http://hackaday.io/projects/sort/date for the latest projects.
Thanks for your feedback

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Christopher Bero wrote 4 months ago null point

- I can't seem to use the context menu for text editing. As I understand it, I have to highlight text to make the menu appear, but nothing does. I'm using Chromium on Archlinux, tools such as ghostery and adblock are disabled on this site.
- I find it difficult to distinguish between a top level comment and a reply to another comment, such as on this page when there are many comments. I feel that a vertical bar running down the left side of the comments or a similar visual indicator would be helpful.
- I would really like for the short project description to be alt text or something that I can pull up while browsing projects. Otherwise it's hard to tell that my 'slodac' project is about a laptop, and not the desk or keyboard also shown in the picture.

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Mike Szczys wrote 4 months ago null point

With the context menu, when you select the text does your cursor end up outside of the editing window when you release the mouse button? I had this issue and the menu was not showing up (I was selecting from right to left so I went off the left side of the area).

The issue with comments has been reported and is waiting for a fix.

Good idea about the hover text. I've submitted an issue to see if this can be improved soon.

Thanks!

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Christopher Bero wrote 4 months ago null point

Mike, thank you for the response, I'm excited to see this site provide a much needed service.

Even when selecting text and keeping the cursor inside the editing area, the context menu doesn't appear. Time permitting, I'm going to look into redactor and see if I'm doing something to break it.

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prof_braino wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey guys! After I log in, I cannot get to the page to vote!
Firefox on Linux Mint 16 Petra MATE

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello prof_braino, can you provide more details? Once you login, can you click on the 'vote for projects' link on the homepage (or http://hackaday.io/prize/vote)? What happens next?

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Norse wrote 4 months ago null point

No matter what I do, the steps will not stay in order on one of my projects. I delete them, and add them in order and then save them and they will not stay put. Dragging them won't do it either.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey Norse, do you mean the steps in the build instructions?

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Norse wrote 4 months ago null point

Yes. In a project under the 'build instructions'

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

It's likely the fix for this will be pushed out next week. Thanks for your patience.

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RandyKC wrote 4 months ago null point

I'm sorry but I strongly dislike the voting process. By pairing things up and asking people to vote for one or the other I alternate between being forced to chose between two projects I think are very good and giving a vote for the better of two projects, neither one Of which I like. My guess is this was the easiest to code. What is wrong with a summary page where you vote and submit the final decision? That would also be easy to code.

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Mike Szczys wrote 4 months ago null point

We didn't want it to be just an overall popularity contest so we went this route. Don't worry though, community voting has no effect on the overall contest outcome. That is left to the judging panels.

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zakqwy wrote 4 months ago null point

I think this site faces the same challenges seen by other sites that aggregate content around the web; you want topics to stay fresh, but you also want to improve visibility of items people like. Sites like Reddit use up/downvotes combined with a time-based decay algorithm to sort posts, and also give you different options for viewing content ("hot", "top" from a given time period, "new", "rising", etc).

My feeling is that the HaD.io team used the current voting system as a way to bypass the self-reinforcing 'most skulled' default sorting mechanism. They want projects that haven't gotten as much visibility to have a fair shot in the vote; if they gather enough data, this method should remove a lot of the bias. I'm definitely curious to see how it turns out.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Also, the voting is not for 'which project should win The Hackaday Prize'. For this round you should vote on 'best project concept'.

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makestuff wrote 4 months ago null point

On this project: http://hackaday.io/project/1507 the "Read more »" link in the Details section is incorrectly generated. See here (note that the mouse-pointer is hovering over the link and the target is displayed at the bottom): http://i.imgur.com/Q4MZYep.png

The actual HTML returned is here: https://gist.github.com/makestuff/e5df6de4e04c2e08f28b

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Chris, we've noticed a couple of issues with the 'read more'. I'll report this bug and let you know when it is fixed. Thanks for providing all the useful info.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello again Chris,

Thanks for reporting the bug. Each entry is displayed in full unless it is more than 4156 chars long. As a work around so you don't get the broken link, you can insert the 'Read More' tag earlier on. To do that, go to edit the details/description/log and select the point where you want to insert the tag. When you select something, a little menu appears. The last button on the menu inserts the Read More tag. Only the content before the tag will be displayed on the main project page.

Hope that helps. If not, let me know. We'll fix the bug soon too.
Thanks,
Jasmine

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sammy wrote 4 months ago null point

I noticed while I was voting for the Prize Projects that some of the projects came up more than once in some cases several times. The project I wanted to vote for never came up at all... seems a bit unfair...???

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey Sammy. We do randomization & limited number of votes in order to ensure everyone gets a fair chance and that the system can't be easily abused. That said - this is only a first voting cycle ("best idea"), and we'll make sure we incorporate this feedback for next ones. At very minimum, we'll make sure to increase the limit on number of votes. Thanks!

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Fox wrote 4 months ago null point

This is likely to have already been mentioned, but just a random suggestion for the parts list is a CSV upload option. Provided the required layout has been met, I'm confident it will make adding everything that little bit easier. Although at the same time, that does not help you folk with the mountain of work you're doing at the moment. Great job so far though. I've not found anything awkward yet.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Fox, we'll make a note of that. A couple of people have mentioned possible improvements to the component list. We'll review them and work out what's best.
Glad you like the site. Let us know if you do find anything awkward.

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davedarko wrote 4 months ago null point

I'm working with papaparse.com right now, if you ever intend to incorporate CSV imports, I guess that's a good starting point.

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Viva Penguinos wrote 4 months ago null point

I notied when I load my hackaday project it seems to load the entire build log. Can you put an option to just show the title of each build log? (Especially when a build log contains many images)

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello VP, we made a change a little while ago so that more of the project logs are displayed.

If you don't want all of a log to be displayed, you can insert the Read More tag. You do this you go to edit the log and select the point where you want to insert the tag. When you select something, a little menu appears. The last button on the menu inserts the Read More tag. Only the content before the tag will be displayed on the main project page.

Hope that helps,
Jasmine

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Viva Penguinos wrote 4 months ago null point

Thanks for the information! I'll apply it later tonight.

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Hari Wiguna wrote 4 months ago null point

Feedback:
Since the site is basically a two column vertical scrolling site, it is often difficult to find the boundaries between two sections. For example: When I want to post a project update, the latest update is on top. However, I have to scroll down through my older updates to click "Add Project Log". I can't hit END on my keyboard either, because that would go to the bottom of the page where comments are. It would be more convenient if frequently used commands are always on top of the page (maybe there should be a non-scrolling navbar?).

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Hari, you are not the only one who has noticed this. We will consider how we can make it easier to jump to sections to edit/update. Thanks again for the feedback.

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Jake wrote 4 months ago null point

Just an idea for the new feed, but if you're cutting down on the amount of "x is now following y" it might make more sense, since the list will be shorter, to do it dropdown style a la facebook instead of an entire page, meaning that I can stay where I am on the site but keep an eye on the feed

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey Jake. Thanks! What we're working on is exactly in that direction. Hopefully we'll have something to show in the next couple of weeks.

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davedarko wrote 4 months ago null point

Could you log your updates on http://hackaday.io/project/46-Hackaday-Projects so everybody can see what is possible since the new update? I've seen a new sorting option "recently updated" for the project feed which is great, but wondered what else was achieved since the last update.

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey Dave. That was the original plan, but we kinda dropped the ball on it a bit :) As of next week we'll get into a regular schedule of pushing CHANGELOG-style updates on "Hackaday Projects" project so that everyone is aware of all the things that have been updated (and give feedback). Thanks!

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davedarko wrote 4 months ago null point

that's great to hear :)

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Neil Jansen wrote 5 months ago null point

I think my project page is broken!

http://hackaday.io/project/963

All content between my new build log entry's youtube video and the youtube video on my previous build log entry is not displayed. Seems like a bug to me.

Please help!

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Neil Jansen wrote 5 months ago null point

I sort of did a workaround by typing enough stuff so that the second youtube video didn't make the front page of my project. But I'm pretty sure it would still do it again if I added another youtube embedded video to the beginning of another log entry.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Neil, we will look in to this. I'll let you know when it's fixed, or get back to you for more details.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hey Neil. I've emailed you asking for a few more details.

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Minimum Effective Dose wrote 5 months ago null point

Here is feedback on the personal "Feed" link. I don't think "[Name] is now following [project you are also following]" should be in my personal feed, or at least let me turn it off.

I have stopped using the Feed entirely for some time now because it is swamped with "[Name] has started following [popular project]!" That doesn't interest me but it is the vast majority of the entries. The things that interest me are lost in that noise.

What I care about is: Project I am following has been updated, Someone has started following one of your projects, A comment has been added to one of your projects, or someone has replied to one of your comments/posts.

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Hey MED, we are working on a new feed. Projects you follow, people, events, hackerspaces etc will be displayed more clearly. Please hold tight. Thanks.

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Hari Wiguna wrote 5 months ago null point

Feedback:

On parts list: it would be nice to be able to include links: to where that part could be purchased from, datasheets, reference material, etc.

Under "feed": Although I would be interested in people following me, I find a new line for every time someone follows a project that I follow to be superfluous.

A quicker way for me to hit my current in-progress project(s) would be nice. Currently, I have to click Projects first.

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Minimum Effective Dose wrote 5 months ago null point

I hear you about the Feed - I just noticed your pointing this out after posting about it myself. I'm not the only one!

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niftylight wrote 5 months ago null point

I also miss that feature. It would be helpful if URLs in a component-description would be parsed to a

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Hari, MED, and Niftylight,
- URLs in component descriptions now show as links when you include http://.
- We have a new feed in the pipeline. Watch this space.
- There is a link to 'Your projects' in your personal menu which appears when you hover over your image top right of every page. I'll make a note regarding this as we may be able to include it on the feed page or a personal dashboard in the future.
Thanks for your feedback.

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Hari. Thanks for the lovely message on my profile. We are glad that you found us and are really happy to see your projects.

Regarding reply - We need to put the reply under all comments, but for the time being you can use the reply under the original message (in this case your original message). We will fix this soon.

Thanks again.

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Jake wrote 5 months ago null point

Just thought that it might be cool if we could subscribe to a tag i.e. THEHACKADAYPRIZE and get project updates through that, to see what new projects pop up and updates of current ones:)

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Definitely something we can look into when we revamp the feed. Thanks.

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lieuwemo wrote 5 months ago null point

maybe you guys should make it so I don't get the (horrid) mobile version of the site on my desktop. I'd suggest using max/min-device-width in the query instead of max/min-width

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Gary wrote 5 months ago null point

On the project home page for my project it says "This project was created on 03/11/2014 and last updated 3 months ago.", but I have updated the project log multiple times. Shouldn't the project log update the "updated" time? If you just look at the created line it looks like my project is stale.

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Hello Gary, this is on the todo list.

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Christoph wrote 5 months ago null point

Formatting text as code (I did that in project logs) does not round-trip. Line breaks show up as a html break tag when editing. A preview would be great in that case. the preview for "normal" text is good, though.

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rawe wrote 5 months ago null point

Image upload file type filter seems to check suffix only. I just uploaded MD5 2fb6c16c0f1c39d9ec32dbb311990b9c

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davedarko wrote 5 months ago null point

I think it would be nice to have some kind of product -timetable or a calendar for logging ETA's of orders or planned production steps and timelines...

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davedarko wrote 5 months ago null point

and sorting projects by "last updated" would be awesome too!

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Great suggestions Dave. Keep them coming.

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IamTeknik wrote 5 months ago null point

It would be nice to upload more pictures for the projects we post. I have quiet a few screenshots and images of hardware and software I would like to show and im sure viewers would be more inclined to see pictures rather than read a tonne of text. Currently I can only show 6 images but at least 10 should be available in my opinion

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Mike Szczys wrote 5 months ago null point

The featured image are is limited. But you can put as many images in the project details, build logs, and instructions as you wish. When you're in the editor window look for an icon on the left border. Click it and you can upload a picture and it to your post.

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Christoph wrote 5 months ago null point

I updated one of my my projects yesterday (addeda project log), yet the project page shows that it has been updated 9 day ago. Do project logs not count as updates?

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kopipejst wrote 5 months ago null point

Not at the moment, but it's on our todo list.

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Jake wrote 5 months ago null point

Might be a nice idea to have a Google map showing all the members on the projects site, so it's easier to find people to work with/talk to/ask advice, I'm not talking exact addresses, just their city maybe, or nearest town.

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Hey Jake. Yes. we have a lot planned to make it easier for people to connect locally. I'll make sure these are worked in.

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charliex wrote 5 months ago null point

Some formatting was removed in project log, if you select a text block, press tab it nicely indents, though only in some edit boxes (not this one for instance, TAB goes to Post Comment box here) But then when it is posted , tabs go away. Also that problem of cut and paste double spacing.

Is there a code tag/markup?

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charliex wrote 5 months ago null point

I'd rather have the buttons for adding project logs, components, comments, etc all in one place, either at the top or the bottom basically a toolbar, or even just an additional quick edit toolbar. It's tiresome scrolling around looking for them if you have a lot of entries.

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lumbric wrote 5 months ago null point

Number for parts of components should be float, not integer! We used Ikea table legs for our projects. We needed 7 peaces, each ~40cm. So we cut them in half. But I am not able to enter "3.5 Ikea table legs"! ;)

Other feature request "would be nice":
- resorting links
- adding team mates not registered at hackaday.io
- edit vimeo video embed code

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lumbric wrote 5 months ago null point

Also it would be nice to use comments in some fileds, so I can keep notes and save the text without publishing the notes!

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paolo wrote 5 months ago null point

Hi, I think there is a JS problem in updating account password. :-)

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Hey Paolo. we have just pushed a fix for this. Should be all good now. Thanks for reporting it.

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paolo wrote 5 months ago null point

Now is working perfectly, thanks.

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jvsalatino wrote 5 months ago null point

I can't upload image. I try with many size and in different format and always gave me an error message.

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 5 months ago null point

Thanks for reporting! It seems to be an issue on the backend side. We're working on a fix right now and should be resolved in next couple of hours.

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 5 months ago null point

Fixed in production now. Apologies for the trouble.

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zakqwy wrote 5 months ago null point

I'm having an issue uploading pictures to a build log; when I try to insert them via upload, nothing appears and a red bar shows up at the top of the screen that says "[object OBJECT]". Linking to externally hosted images shows a broken link icon. I double-checked, pictures are *.jpg format and well under 2MB. Any ideas?

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 5 months ago null point

Confirmed the issue. We're working on a fix. Should be resolved in the next couple of hours. Sorry for all the trouble :\

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 5 months ago null point

Fixed.

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zakqwy wrote 5 months ago null point

Works like a charm. Thanks for the quick response!

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Ossum wrote 5 months ago null point

It would be great if we could choose what notifications we get in our feed. My feed has become useless because any interesting logs or other notifications get lost in the hordes of notifications about new people following projects that I am following.

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Sheldon wrote 5 months ago null point

I just came on to this page to say the same thing and I note that several others have already made the same comment in previous months with a reply saying that HaD are looking at fixing it ("soon")

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Sheldon, we are working on getting a brand new feed out within the next month. It will be a lot more useful than the existing one, so we hope you think it is worth the wait.

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bfoz wrote 5 months ago null point

I just took another look at my project at http://hackaday.io/project/1112-Pressure-Cooker-Vacuum-Chamber (thanks for tweeting it, BTW) and I noticed that the text in step 3 is huge. I went to fix it and the editor seems to think that it's already normal sized text. I tried reformatting it to force it to be normal text, but nothing changed. What am I doing wrong?

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KingOfKYA(Travis K. ) wrote 5 months ago null point

I really like the simplify of this platform:)

A cool thing to add "I need help on" OR "question to the community" or something else along thous lines. Then somehow make sure the right people see the questions:)

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Jake wrote 5 months ago null point

It may be an idea to have a highlight around new items on the feed, as currently you have to count to where the ones you've already seen are.

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Thanks Jake. We will look into this when we improve the feed.

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mikeneiderhauser wrote 5 months ago null point

I searched below and didn't see this. Allowing contributors on a project to modify any and all aspects of a project. I am marked as a contributor on a few projects but can modify links etc. I believe the only thing I could do was add a project log.

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jaromir.sukuba wrote 5 months ago null point

Maybe it's just me, but the front page is somehow boring, There is always Raspberry Eye project, or 68000 computer, or Mooltipass, or Roboartist or PCB mill for under $10, often two or three of them. Though those are really great projects, the new projects do have short living in front page.
Honestly, I have no idea how to implement different algorithm to select projects on front page.

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rawe wrote 5 months ago null point

current algo: select displayed item per category/filter based on caption
the only way to do this "fair" is rand() selecting a project, then creating the caption based on project properties. rand() result could be biased a bit to exclude "empty" projects.

Another Idea:
Adding properties of the viewing profile to the selection algo ("people you follow, follow the following projects", "the following projects got a good markov-chain-fit with your projects/projects you follow" [ see http://pyevolve.sourceforge.net/wordpress/?p=1319 ], ...

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Dr.Droopy Nayhey wrote 6 months ago null point

I love the layout, it's simple yet powerful (kinda like that dude from the goonies except if he looked like brad pit). I have a bit of trouble replacing a selected item with paste, and the project pic seems like it could use the ability to select the project within the picture. If it's already there my mistake. Thanks!!!

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Love your analogy for the design.
Regarding the project picture - I'm not quite sure what you mean. Do you mean that you want to be able to choose the main picture for the project or something else?
I'll have a look in to the cut and paste issue, but let me know what platform/browser you are using?

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Dr.Droopy Nayhey wrote 5 months ago null point

Firefox Iceweasel fork, seems like chrome on the windows box isn't having that issue.. I'm not sure how do reply to a reply, hopefully this is the way. Whoa i guess i'm answeing your questions all topsy turby(like me); the uploading situation.. Well, i uploaded a picture (Didn't trim it or work with the picture, so it's all me and lazy) kept the focus on an aspect of the picture that well didn't allow a focus zone for other users browsing my gallery. So it's really nothing, just a simple edit in gimp removed the focus from the wall, and on the actually project(in my case it should have been the wall*Oh burned myself hehe*).

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Neil Jansen wrote 6 months ago null point

I may be alone here, but I think the front project page layout is too terse and text-centric. A lot of the cool images get buried in the project logs and the "details" section which leaves the main page just a bunch of blocks of text with six pictures on the left-hand side.

What I think the project pages need is more of a way to draw people in to look at the build log content (and to do that, we need images and embedded video). A lot of people will just skim text until they find some cool stuff to look at.

A few quick suggestions:

#1: Give the option to embed a Youtube video to each project's main page. Especially for the HackadayPrize folks, that are required to have one anyway as part of the rules. I think this would give us a more meaningful way to convey our projects to the judges and hackaday users. It would be very similar to the way Kickstarter does it, where each campaign has an intro video... except they would be kept optional for people that don't want to go through the trouble.

#2: The project log entry summaries on the main project page currently strip away any images and just post the first couple of sentences. I think being able to have a picture or thumbnail from each project log summary would give people more of a reason to click the links. I don't think this is a lot of work for you, just stop stripping out the images that would normally make it into the summary. Or, you could add a summary text field and a summary image to each build log entry, that would show up on the main project page.

Thanks, other than that, I'm really liking Hackaday Projects. It gave me motivation to actually document my project(s), and for that, I'm grateful.

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Hello Neil, Good idea about the video embeds.

Project logs have been updated so the whole post is displayed. If you want to just show part of the log, you can insert the 'more' tag.

Glad you like the site. You have done a great job on the write up for your pick and place 3D printer. Keep up the good work.

Jasmine

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Frankstripod wrote 6 months ago null point

Feedback: As a noob, I think this is great! The future of open collaboration, despite embedded video link problems (hopefully temporary).
Personal problem: I'm the weirdo who uses Geany also as a word processor, so I'm into indenting to separate subjects and ideas. I see evidence of others having indenting problems on this site also. Is there a workaround that I'm missing, is this a Wordpress thing, or should I give up my old school habits and give in to the interweb masses?

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Jasmine wrote 4 months ago null point

Hello Frankstripod, indenting seems to be working now. Let me know if ti isn't for you. Thanks for your feedback.

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Quinn wrote 6 months ago null point

It would be appreciated if you would add a clear harassment policy or code of conduct, including examples of behavior that is prohibited. The terms of use does include some of this in 3.3(a), but it could be improved. Having it only in the ToU also implies that the purpose is solely legal protection of HaD, and not for the protection of members of the community. A separate policy or code make a clear statement to participants.

The Ada Initiative has great resources about creating one, including this article which discusses exactly the HaD sort of community: http://adainitiative.org/2014/02/howto-design-a-code-of-conduct-for-your-community/

Additionally, the ToU and Privacy policy do not list hackaday.io.

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Jasmine wrote 5 months ago null point

Hello Quinn,

You have raised some good points and a code of conduct is something we will develop. Thank you for providing the link to the Ada Initiative, it is very useful.

At the moment the only way for hackers to contact one another on the site is through public comments on people's profiles and projects by people who are logged in. Obviously we do not want anyone to feel harassed while using Hackaday Projects, and if anyone does they can let us know by emailing
projects-contact@hackaday.com. We will look in to the situation.

Thanks again for your feedback. I'll get the legal docs updated.
Jasmine

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mr.botang wrote 6 months ago null point

i need an email password generator.. any helper

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

Youtube embeds in project logs don't work anymore. They show up in the editor, but there is a blank space in the page after saving (and if I edit the page again).

Inserted URL, hit return:


After saving:


(afaik this was first mentioned by emerica on IRC)

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

comment feature likes html for breakfast.... src and allowfullscreen parameters of iframe just get removed after saving.

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Hello, we released a fix for some security issues and it appears they were a bit over zealous with youTube embeds. We should be remedying this shortly. Thanks

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

This should be fixed now.

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

Thank you, it works again.

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therivermoonshell wrote 6 months ago null point

hi

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NightCrawler wrote 6 months ago null point

i must admit, im absolutely in love with the shown gui, simple and very well put together

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davedarko wrote 6 months ago null point

Some ideas:

1. I would love to have that "made one" feature from thingiverse where you can show your own derivate of a project
2. comparable to the gist on github where you just throw in a draft which is not "git-worthy" it would be awesome to have an idea feature or a "quick hack" or trick section, which is not a long term project or big rescource monster or what ever
3. something like a "show related projects" would be cool, so you may find similar projects and hackers to collaborate with.
4. if there already is a view counter in the works, it would be great to show projects you haven't seen yet
5. and please integrate the feedback button in the "more" menu - i've seen enough project comments on this comment stream. it's just confusing.

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Those are great ideas. We will see what we can work in to future development. Let us know if you think of anything else. Thanks.

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Allcitie wrote 6 months ago null point

I came across this site, when I decided to make my own garage remote few days back. - haven't left since.

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

We hope you had a great weekend. Thanks.

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Jake wrote 6 months ago null point

I don't know if anyone's mentioned it before, but I could really see this site be an Instructables rival, I already prefer it.

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Jake wrote 6 months ago null point

It'd be nice if the details section just expanded in place instead of opening a new page, the same goes for other expandable sections:)

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Noted. Thanks for your feedback.

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bfoz wrote 6 months ago null point

Are there any known issues with viewing the site in Chrome? It looks like I'm getting a mobile version (everything is in a single long linear layout), despite being on my laptop. The Menu button in particular looks like it doesn't reflow the layout properly after clicking it.

Also, I'll second someone else's comment about moving the "Give Feedback" button. I only just now realized that it's for site-level feedback, and not for whatever project I'm currently viewing.

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Hello bfoz, we are not aware of an issue in chrome. Most people use it to view Projects. It does sound like you are seeing the mobile version if there is a menu button. What OS are you using?
Moving the 'Give feedback' button is on our list of things to do.
Thanks, Jasmine

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bfoz wrote 6 months ago null point

Hi Jasmin. I'm using Chrome 34.0.1847.131 on OS X Mavericks.

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Myself wrote 6 months ago null point

At the bottom of the Hacklet email newsletter, is a link to update subscription preferences.

That successfully takes me to my account settings page, but there's no box to uncheck if I don't wish to receive the hacklet by email.

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Mike Szczys wrote 6 months ago null point

Sorry about that. I'll see if I can get this remedied for the next installment.

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

your page does not like the % char:
http://hac.io/% - reveals internal paths, it may be possible to find out the library verions used by the line numbers
http://hac.io/%% - http 400 (seems to be normal behaviour)

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Thanks for letting us know. I have reported it as a bug.

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

Is there a way for me to see a list of skulls I've given?

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Not at the moment, but thanks for bringing it up. We will look in to adding it.

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mikeneiderhauser wrote 6 months ago null point

Suggestion: Add a project 'view' counter. How many views does the project page have.

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

see "Some things we are working on" on this page ;)

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mikeneiderhauser wrote 6 months ago null point

Thanks for pointing that out. I didn't see that!

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rawe wrote 6 months ago null point

If the "details" section of a project is short, "Read more »" and "See all details" links make no sense. I suggest to hide these if the text is not shortened. Example: http://hackaday.io/project/1005

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davedarko wrote 6 months ago null point

Can you move the feedback button to somewhere else? Or put it in the menu above? Because guess which button I pushed when I commented on my samsung tablet...
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2jel5n5pexm8pxg/Screenshot_2014-05-01-11-05-41.png

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Robert_sl wrote 6 months ago null point

I get feed updates when someone else also follows a project I'm following, which in my opinion is unnecessary clutter. I'm getting way too many notifications just from that.

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Jasmine wrote 6 months ago null point

Decluttering and tailoring the feed is definitely on our list of things to do. Thanks for bringing it up.

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skyberrys wrote 6 months ago null point

Are all projects immediately public? Or can I make a draft mode?

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Mike Szczys wrote 6 months ago null point

They're public immediately. The point is to show off what you're working on during the build instead of saving it until you're all done.

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skyberrys wrote 6 months ago null point