What's This New Format All About?

Discussion in 'Member Questions, Feedback & Suggestions' started by poncho, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. poncho

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    I liked the old format much better.

    Why the sudden change?
     
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    Me too. This is horrid. And the "New Posts" button does not seem to bring up new posts. It brings up the whole thread.
     
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  3. poncho

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    Hurts my eyes and it looks to generic. Yuck!
     
  4. matt wade

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    You guys are terrible. You should attempt to try something for more than 5-10 minutes before calling it a total loss. I for one enjoy the new looks and functionality this forum software provides.
     
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    I design and test software for a living and in my "expert" opinion, this sucks.

    It looks and feels like a software program created 25 years ago in eastern Europe. No offense meant to Europeans.
     
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    I do the same. I work with new technologies, not antiquated software and technology. You must be a mainframe guy ;).
     
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    Then you should know this sucks.

    New technologies? This is not new technology.
     
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    Glad you aren't designing or testing software for me. Exactly what sort of software do you design and test? What languages and technologies?
     
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    Me too I'm sure. I take it you're one of those language guys then.

    I design and test software for automated machines and robotics. I only need to know one language, UML we have other people to do all the coding.

    You must be one of them coders.

    This is one machine . . .


    It's quickly becoming an industry standard.
     
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    Gotcha...so what you are saying is that even though you self-proclaimed yourself an expert, you actually have no expertise in this area (web site coding and design).

    I hope you'll defer to my self proclaimed expert status then, since I have actual experience building websites with multiple technologies over the last 12 or 13 years.

    :)
     
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    No Matt I won't be making that mistake again. Last time I deferred to a coder it took me three weeks to fix the mess.

    Coders are a dime a dozen. I'm sure you can write the code for a dialog but without a designer telling you why it's needed, what's needed in it and where to put it you'd be lost.

    That's the problem we've constantly run into with American coders you all think you're all there is but quite honestly you can be replaced by three coders from India with the same experience and expertise for the same money.

    And experience has proven they're quite a bit faster and more reliable too.
     
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    T Cassidy: "Me too. This is horrid. And the "New Posts" button does not seem to bring up new posts. It brings up the whole thread."

    While I am not enamored with the new face, this is my biggest complaint also.
    Hope this can be remedied!
    Also, do appreciate the "LIKE" option to the individual posts! ;)
     
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    Me too! Just that addition makes the rest worth while. :D:D
     
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    Don't worry...coding isn't my only area of expertise. I've also helped design and implement enterprise level applications that process millions of transactions a day. I agree that coding is only the end of the battle, without proper design and requirements a simple coder isn't going to produce anything worth much.

    So, not to worry poncho....you aren't dealing with a one trick pony here.
     
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    We aren't hiring right now anyway. It would take 6 months to a year to get a new coder up to speed and we're hoping to start beta testing our new software next September.
     
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    FYI, when you click the thread title in "New Posts", it automatically takes you to the first unread post.
     
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    Quoted, from the bottom of the Home Page:

    "management works very hard to make sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles. Care to buy us a beer? We'd really appreciate it!"

    That should sir things up...
     
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    Discovered that this new format allows one to see who is following him. Even when he is on his Follower's Ignore List. *laugh*
     
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    Yes, I see that. Maybe you aren't on his Ignore List? Maybe he has the willpower to ignore you.

    Nah....

    [You have a PM, er, conversation.]
     
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    Yes, I discovered that. Thanks. :)
     

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