A learning experience

NearBeach has been a wonderful learning experience. I have made mistakes and have had to retract a lot of code. The development cycle for 0.19 is going to be a large improvement for NearBeach. I am looking at restructuring; The file system layouts for files The permissions The assigning of objects We are hoping once

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NearBeach 0.18 branch

This branch has not been much fun at all. Usually the stability branches bring me joy as I watch the product become more stable and usable. However due to a LARGE development change in 0.17, which essentially rebuilt the whole database system, I have been putting out a lot of spot fires (aka – quick

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NearBeach Alpha 0.18.0 Released

Been a rough month. Still many bug fixes are in the pipeline Bug Fixes – BUG420 – Tasks costs are blank – BUG415 – Associate tasks brings up errors – BUG426 – Assign tasks to projects does not pass throuhg permissions – BUG410 – Saving profile shows dialog – BUG421 – Task Quotes – causes

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Widgets widgets widgets

At the start of the NearBeach project, I had the mentality of “I want to build everything, including every widget”. That mentality that I build ALL of NearBeach without any help was quiet strong. You can see it in the design of the widgets, for example the datetime widget was actually multiple dropdown boxes and

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Alpha Release 0.17.5

It has been an extremely busy and productive few weeks. We have finished our sprint ahead of it’s scheduled finish. We have release development-0.17.5 today and it can be found https://github.com/robotichead/NearBeach/releases/tag/alpha-0.17.5   This is a feature development and we do not recommend using it unless you want to test the new features. We are now

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Release of Development Alpha-0.17.4

For some reason this development cycle has gone really well (famous last words). The only objectives left are; Create a diagnostic page for testing Look into MySQL Routines and what they can offer NearBeach I have decided to release this version, it still requires some more testing. https://github.com/robotichead/NearBeach/releases/tag/alpha-0.17.4 Developed features Fixed database naming conventions Quotes

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Development 0.17 update

After building a very stable and strong 0.16 branch, we have decided to revisit the database section and make some strong modifications. The main issue we had with the database was the lack of consistency between plural and singular values. As a last ditch effort, we have decided to single all plurals. This currently makes

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Development of branch 0.17 has started

Sneaky release for 0.16.4 on github. We are moving forward early to our development branch. We are hoping to have the following new features implemented; Projects and Tasks show links to opportunities Quotes should show which projects they are linked to Email the quotes from the system User Profiles Look at what MYSQL Routines can

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Development Alpha-0.16.2 Released

Bug Fixes Bug292 – Completed Requirements do not close Bug296 – Resolving/Closing project does not disable all functions within the project Bug369 – Bugzilla connect does not work when connecting to a large bugzilla instance Bug379 – Dashboard Widgets Have Search Bug398 – Incorrect website address not identified Bug400 – Incorrect customer email address Bug401

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Naming convention is important

I stole this quote from reddit user tdammers There are only two difficult problems in programming: naming things, cache expiry, and off-by-one errors. I will admit that I have made a mistake with my naming convention, and that mistake is plurals. Naming convention is important for the obvious reasons; Readability Remembering variable/field names later etc

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