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New Hackaday.io Chat Engine

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But Mister Dent the plans have been available in the planning office for the last nine months!

Aleksandar BradicAleksandar Bradic 03/14/2017 at 17:1812 Comments

Over the next few days, we're planning on releasing a new version of the Hackaday.io chat engine.

WHY?

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

WHEN?

Questions? Concerns? Feel free to leave a comment.

UPDATE (March 22 2017 03PM PST) - This feature has just been released to production. Please report if you notice bugs, issues or inconsistencies. Thanks!

Discussions

Yann Guidon / YGDES wrote 03/23/2017 at 15:45 point

Wow, no more "this script takes too much time to complete" popup message from my browser !
This changes a few things, indeed !

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zakqwy wrote 03/23/2017 at 14:21 point

tried the new chat and was like 'okay this seems pretty cool', then i tried it on my phone and i was like 'omg supercon '17 game-changer'

well done @Aleksandar

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 03/23/2017 at 16:21 point

Awesome! I am just a messenger though. Mad props to @Amar @Ivan @vangithub @jimliu & co. ;) 

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Paulo Alcobia wrote 03/23/2017 at 14:03 point

I have trouble with the current one, when typing in my iPhone it sometimes eats the last character after submitting. I home the new one fixes this.

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davedarko wrote 03/23/2017 at 13:03 point

I love the timestamps and date titles/separators - sometimes it's the little things. And also the small vs. big text button - so much easier to understand their function now!

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davedarko wrote 03/23/2017 at 13:45 point

Although, it would be great for longer messages to adjust the size of the text area.

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haydn jones wrote 03/22/2017 at 23:01 point

Do the images timeout on new chat, one changed to show failed to load.

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Yann Guidon / YGDES wrote 03/15/2017 at 01:16 point

Oh my ! At last ! I can't believe it ! :-)

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danjovic wrote 03/15/2017 at 00:40 point

Great news! The chat was too heavy for most of my machines and did not worked at my working place which by instance is behind a proxy

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haydn jones wrote 03/14/2017 at 22:30 point

Could you block the links to the google form on public chat, we all put our e-mails up, and wouldn't want them collected by the spam bots.

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Sophi Kravitz wrote 03/14/2017 at 23:04 point

I'll send the link to the form out in the reminder email

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Aleksandar Bradic wrote 03/15/2017 at 00:23 point

Public chat is just something that will be possible with the new engine, but we won't be activating it automatically. We'll have to evaluate all the pros & cons. This one is a great point - it might make more sense to create a new channel that's public only from beginning and leave the Hack Chat private. Thanks!

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