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real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« on: April 01, 2014, 07:10:15 pm »
With the upgrade there was supposed to be a new feature where we could see all 377000 Omnimaga posts in a single page, their text/bbcode updated and parsed/displayed in real time (as people edits/removes/posts them.

Any idea when it will be available and if it will be compatible with Opera 12.16 and Internet Explorer 11?
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014, 07:16:00 pm »
Yes, and it will only be compatible with IE5 sorry.
Joking aside, a realtime feed where you can see what is happening is a cool idea. I might design something with together.js and polling the database for recent activity to allow something similar-ish.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2014, 07:21:53 pm »
Isn't this something Omni used to have?
At least I wondered where it went when I checked back after a long time of not coming on here.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014, 07:31:02 pm »
I sure hope not. The resources required for that would be massive. Post data is 300MB+ before parsing as is.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2014, 07:44:58 pm »
Yes, and it will only be compatible with IE5 sorry.
Joking aside, a realtime feed where you can see what is happening is a cool idea. I might design something with together.js and polling the database for recent activity to allow something similar-ish.
Actually those little bubbles that appeared on the page side right after the upgrade were a nice touch, especially for those who had Omnom disabled. However I don't know if their issues were fixable. >.<

Isn't this something Omni used to have?
At least I wondered where it went when I checked back after a long time of not coming on here.
I doubt it, unless someone donated $2 millions a month to Eeems to cover bandwidth costs.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2014, 07:46:53 pm »
Plus you'd have to have a computer that could handle it. And server load would be high.

I'm going to re-work the notifications eventually.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2014, 05:57:42 pm »
I meant a realtime feed on the home page, not a constant update on 377000 posts :P
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2014, 06:45:29 pm »
Btw this suggestion was april fools material too. In no way this is even close to realistic. :P

A much lower scale real-time feed would be fun, though.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2014, 06:56:21 pm »
Yeah, I like the idea. Something AJAXey or somthing.

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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2014, 07:07:56 pm »
I meant a realtime feed on the home page, not a constant update on 377000 posts :P
There was no real time feed (Unless you count The posts bot on OmnomIRC, which we still have). There was a little recent posts widget though.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2014, 06:05:50 pm »
Righty, that widget, it must come back, according to me at least.
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2014, 12:46:44 am »
Yeah, the issue is that it caused page views to skyrocket, so for example one day there were 250000 views, when in fact it was 25000-50000 or so. I think that widget is also why people had troubles logging in too (too many login attempts due to the widget reloading pages multiple times).
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Re: real-time posts listing (all Omni posts in 1 page)
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2014, 01:09:17 am »
Yeah, the issue is that it caused page views to skyrocket, so for example one day there were 250000 views, when in fact it was 25000-50000 or so. I think that widget is also why people had troubles logging in too (too many login attempts due to the widget reloading pages multiple times).
The widget didn't reload automatically.
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