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Website Updates /3

guten tag!

the avvvvid visitor of our website has noticed some changes the other days. Here is a list of what we did and why:

Removed Flattr

Over 3 years ago we started an experiment by introducing flattr to vvvv.org. It allowed you to show your appreciation towards other users contributions via a microdonation. Admittedly our use-case was never the original intention of flattr and they made this clear by their recent rework which broke our integration on vvvv, hence we had to remove it.

My conclusion for the experiment: you tried it in the beginning but after about the first 1.5 years your interest in it was lost. I'm sure we could have kept that interest up by promoting it more, which just didn't feel right after flattr announced upcoming changes to their model already a long time ago. So let's see what the future brings in regards to microdonations..and of course everyone please don't forget about the Store! One more thing we can reveal: Over the years vvvv.org has earned 308,88€ through your flattrs for which we cannot be grateful enough. Dankeschön!

Translations

As asked for by power translator sebescudie users who are part of the "translator" group can now create private pages to prepare their translations and only publish them when they are finished.

Also we finally have a page that beautifully lists all foreign language pages? with a hint as to whether they might need to be updated in regards to the english original. So if anyone fancies cleaning up some of the translations, it is now easier than ever. Here is how.

Smaller Fixes

  • When buying a license you often seemed to be confused about how to enter your VAT ID. This should be much clearer now.
  • Contributions can now offer 32 and 64 bit downloads, as wished by vux. More details here
  • Problems with editing existing contributions as mentioned here were fixed.
  • Vimeo embeds were partly broken as mentioned here
  • Search still included results from the old forum. Those have been removed and a banner is in place to point you to the new forum search.

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joreg, Thursday, Oct 19th 2017 Digg | Tweet | Delicious 0 comments  
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Shoutbox

~2d ago

mrboni: Anyone know where I can get an Etherdream ILDA unit in the UK / West Europe delivery this week?https://ether-dream.com/

~3d ago

tobyk: @catweasel Re:KiNet yes, its pretty similar to artnet but with some different magic numbers. I can send you what I've used before.

~4d ago

microdee: @Hadasi: "read the field manual" I knew a slightly more explicit version of that abbreviation :D

~5d ago

Hadasi: Seemingly, many of the best approaches are right there in vvvv (click node, press F1)

~5d ago

maarja: anyone in Mexico City up for a beer?

~6d ago

andresc4: @motzi nice! , @catweasel at the moment Im using spot to ndi, but its quite cpu consuming

~6d ago

andresc4: If you have a old Futaba Radio you can use it in vvvv. I just uploaded a simple contribution

~6d ago

catweasel: Has anyone worked with KiNet (colour kinetics network protocol)?