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Mark · Vanilla Staff

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  • satvir
    i use SingleSignon addon , its work only with word press , but i login from other application where from i came to vanilla as single sgin on them , any changes to be done to make this
    May 2010
  • retoid
    Thanks for the awesomely quick response to requests and issues Mark!
    April 2010
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    April 2010
  • kaos
    Hey how are you?
    April 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      Great - how are you?
    • kaos
      kaos
      Yeh im good this comment didnt give me a notification isnt it ment to :s anyway is there anything you need doing ? and what am i ment to do with gravediggers? like topics from months ago been answered recently?
    • Mark
      Mark
      Hmm - will have to look into these notifications. Not sure they send email :/

      With gravediggers you can add a comment linking to the more current thread (or answer), and then just close the discussion.
    • kaos
      kaos
      Ok awesome gravediggers anoy me :( and sure about the notifications :D
  • Mark uploaded a new addon.
    March 2010
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    March 2010
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    March 2010
  • Raize
    Just a small suggestion...we should be able to add a website to the "About" section of our profile. In case someone wants to post a link to their forum, portfolio, or fb profile etc. Cheers
    March 2010
  • veki
    Mark, I hope you will get some huge money and build, dont know, maybe, space shuttle :))
    February 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      Haha - That would be pretty fun :D
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    February 2010
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    February 2010
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    February 2010
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    February 2010
  • Atul
    Hey Mark, when can we possibly see the release of vanilla 2? Within the next 2-3 months or even further? It is going to be one highly anticipated release
    February 2010
  • Atul
    Is it possible to add single sign on in Vanilla 1.1
    February 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      Nope. The SSO plugin is for Vanilla 2 only.
  • chrisrowe
    Just testing this, moving from phpBB3 so playing around :)
    February 2010
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    February 2010
  • dietbrisk
    Hey. Just a suggestion concerning how you define and populate your models based on database information; specifically, DefineSchema(): http://vanillaforums.org/discussion/10600/suggestion-for-defineschema
    February 2010
  • Mark
    Pushed more changes to http://vanillaforums.com
    January 2010
  • Linc
    Random theme suggestion: Might pull "Roles" from the About dl in the profile sidebar and make it its own H4 with a ul of their roles under it. That'd probably be the simplest fix for the weird line-height and broken border-bottom issue when you have multiple roles.
    January 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      Either that or lose the dl altogether (as this is the only place it is used), and go with the more standard PanelList ul?
  • Linc
    Mark, are you going to release the new vf.org theme soon? I'd really like to use the new UI conventions as the base for my themes without starting from scratch.
    January 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      I've emailed you about this...
    • Karawynn
      Karawynn
      I have the same question ... could you loop me in on this as well? I'd really appreciate it.
  • Mark
    Very tired. Must keep working.
    January 2010
  • Linc
    Grabbed latest from Git but it's the old theme. Are you sticking with that for the default or using the new vf.org theme? Want to make sure before I waste time on obsolete CSS ;)
    January 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      vf.org is just another theme. The default style at github is still going to be the core theme.
    • luc
      luc
      Should we expect more css fixes/changes? Because lena is kinda tired of updating her themes every other day :)
    • Mark
      Mark
      The only things we've been changing are related to cleanup. For example, if we see a place where there are duplicated styles on different classes, we will consolidate. Other fixes will include any browser-related issues that people discover.

      When it comes to updating themes, there are some good practices you can adopt to make that easier: With this theme, I add all of my customizations to the end of my css file, and just copy/paste any changes to the core files above my customizations (take a look at my theme's style.css to see what I mean).
    • luc
      luc
      We're using hg mq (basically patches over the default theme on a mercurial repo), so that's not too bad :). This way, there's no duplicate stuff in the css. If I found time, I might just write a makefile to create a full and a release zip, the release one being css tidy'd to be smaller.

      Indeed, it was not too difficult with Dakr to keep up with your fixes the last 2 weeks :)
    • Mark
      Mark
      If you want to help out with the css by tidying it up, we'd be happy to have the help :)
    • luc
      luc
      Well, it's just a program call css tidy, that remove unecessary stuff, that's good for serving the files, not to work on them :): http://csstidy.sourceforge.net/example.php
      I'm really not into css, I'm quite at a loss creating stuff for my sample Simpleblog application.
  • Mark
    Yay!
    January 2010
  • MichaelAnthony
    Hi Mark. I currently use bbPress, which is undergoing a major overhaul. I'd just like to know the differences between bbPress and Vanilla 2. Any info would be great. :) Peace, Michael
    January 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      bbPress and Vanilla are entirely different animals. The biggest differences are the way they're written. From a development standpoint, Vanilla is object-oriented while bbPress is not. This makes the majority of our codebases very different. We are very extensible, while bbpress relies almost entirely on hooks. Vanilla is built so you can extend it far beyond being "just a forum".

      Finally, bbPress is made by the folks at WordPress, and while they're all very talented developers, bbPress is not their priority (WordPress is). Over here, Vanilla is our bread and butter and we are entirely devoted to it.
    • MichaelAnthony
      MichaelAnthony
      I see - I'm still trying to get my head around Garden. I see where most of the differences come in.

      Reason I'm asking relates to something I'd like to implement for a community board i have set up. Earlier this year, I created a community board, called Dev:station; where members can share anything software/web development-related. At it's starting point, everything ran smoothly. Now, I've found the need to expand. I know very well that I can integrate WordPress/BuddyPress (including bbPress) to form a complete community/social networking site (obviusly devoted to a specific topic). The problem is this: Development on the bbPress side is slow, also somewhat difficult to expand. Also, now that you've mentioned it, it may be better to use OOP due to extensibility and reliablity.
      How hard would it be to create a blogging and/or social network app in Garden? I'm very new to the platform, so it would be interesting to see what can be made from it.

      Another thing, is Garden itself very stable at the moment, or is it still in the main development stages?
    • Mark
      Mark
      It's stable enough for us to use it on our hosting service at VanillaForums.com. Technically, you could definitely use it as a social networking tool. You might also want to look into BuddyPress, though.
  • qforquack
    I feel bad, I could have used Vanilla on the hugest project ever, and then I like totally flipping forgot about it then! LOVE the new Vanilla 2 the last time I had a play around with it.
    January 2010
    • Mark
      Mark
      Glad to hear it!
  • fdsa3
    LOL i got lots of fatal error by using Garden.. -_-
    December 2009
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    November 2009
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    November 2009
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    November 2009