Information: iSpy

Discussion in 'Site Problems & Feedback' started by Electronic Punk, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Here is a cool new feature I am currently playing with called iSpy, it uses Ajax to constantly update the list of most recent posts.

    Perhaps it could be modified a little and stuck in the header eh?
    I am sure there is much that can be done with this, but for now enjoy!

    http://forum.osnn.net/vaispy.php
     
  2. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    That is neat. I like the fade effect at the bottom.

    EDIT: It updates quickly too.
     
  3. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    don't we have a recent list of posts in the headder on the right?

    now on the other hand a link with the users recent post is an idea that only exists in the cp
     
  4. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yes, but it doesn't update live.. requires a refresh of the page.

    I like the effect of the iSpy.. shiny:)

    edit: it would be cooler if to removed deleted posts live

    edit2: or noted recently edited posts..
     
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  5. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    I think it is slowing down the site.
     
  6. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    i think it's slowing down my brain..
     
  7. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Very nice. If it were incorporated into the header, I think a slower refresh would be needed to save on resources :)
     
  8. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    This is sweet. Quite handy to see the latest posts, rather than just the recently updated threads. :)
     
  9. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    Neato
     
  10. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    so um... what happened to "new posts" search? Was there really only one thread responded to in 2 hours?
     
  11. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    hmm, hopefully it doesn't effectively search like that so it doesn't break the function.

    Anyway, this is an addon it hasn't changed anything that was already there.
     
  12. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    how about that add on hooked up to the recent post thingy top right instead of a seperate page?...that would make refresh less anoying
     
  13. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    i installed this on my forum, it does slow it down a bit but the SQL server we use is utter pants (1&1 internet hostings limited connections)

    i do like the features, and it polls as default every 7 seconds, im thinking about taking this up to 30 same as who's online as 7 seconds is overkill imho for my small board.

    there is a add on to run it in vbCPMS (i think thats what your using EP?) but it would need modding for this template as they suggest using the wide center colum for it.

    the only downside to me is the heavy use of the AJAX system loading the limited SQL, moving hosts soon as i figure out how to get a complete database dump..
     
  14. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    EP is good at doing complete datebase dumps ;) :eek:
     
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  15. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    lol i remember digging through those detached threads :)
     
  16. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Has iSpy been removed?
     
  17. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    nope works here
     
  18. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    yesterday not today.....