Ford Probe Forums - Version|
Current Version 1.0.8
This version of the "Messageboard" uses FileMaker Pro 4.x or later and Lasso 3.6.x or later.
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Any comments (positive or negative) or questions are welcomed. Please e-mail me directly.
To-Do List (features yet to be added in version 1.1?)
- Administrator features - allow for remote management of users/subscriptions
- Others?? I'm always open to suggestions - e-mail me your ideas!!
- 1.0.8 - (21-Aug-2002) Coded for deployment on either Lasso 126.96.36.199 or LP5 (Lasso Professional 5) and FileMaker Pro.
- 1.0.7 - (03-Dec-2001) Coding errors "introduced" into version
1.0.6 fixed (Sorry!).
- 1.0.6 - (05-Nov-2001) Option to have user "name" as login name
instead of "email" (Users-database must be modified to make user name a unique
field). Enhanced "debug.lasso" file and other Lasso code optimizations.
- 1.0.5 - (26-Jul-2001) Message counter now counts backwards
when messages are deleted.
- 1.0.4 - (17-May-2001) Fixed last visit date problem (was not
updating-database on subsequent visits). Fixed forum name with spaces in
forum name issue (use spaces in forum names with caution!). Fixed missing
bottom navigation on detail page when not logged in.
- 1.0.3 - (26-Apr-2001) Changed "username" to "e-mail address"
on login page.
- 1.0.2 - (12-Apr-2001) Standardized quotes for variable
declaration and usage.
- 1.0.1 - (16-Mar-2001) Subcriptions now handled by additional
layout in user-database. Better error handling on
message posts. Deleted obsolete fields/valuelists in-databases. Now using
email address validation tag built
into Lasso. Checkbox to hide poster's email address on posting.
- 1.0 - (06-Jun-2000) Register, login and preferences functions
streamlined. First release finalized.
- 1.0b17 - (29-Mar-2000) Added user/moderator features.
- 1.0b16 - (16-Mar-2000) Added code to check for duplicate posts.
- 1.0b15 - (13-Jan-2000) Added visitor statistics: daily,
month-to-date (MTD), year-to-date (YTD).
- 1.0b14 - (22-Dec-1999) Reduced amount of code in links
(smaller pages load faster).
- 1.0b13 - (10-Nov-1999) Search feature added (Yea!), after
message post, you get the message screen with your new response/post.
- 1.0b12 - (29-Oct-1999) Code enhancements to improve overall
speed (reduced number of queries).
- 1.0b11 - (21-Oct-1999) Revised NEW message checking logic
again (it broke after 10/01/1999).
- 1.0b10 - (05-Aug-1999) Added forgotten password utility.
- 1.0b9 - (02-Aug-1999) Fixed the "missing posts" bug.
- 1.0b8 - (06-Jul-1999) Fixed bug where maximum number of
responses shown for a given thread was artificially limited to 50 (a
FileMaker Pro default). Also modified the sorting of messages so that the
most recently replied to threads float to the top.
- 1.0b7 - (04-May-1999) "New" message logic tweaked. User
preferences now have a "functional" unsubscribe feature.
- 1.0b6 - (03-May-1999) Logic to identify "New" messages fixed
(I hope). Compare last message date to your last visit date (Please e-mail
me if you see an error).
- 1.0b5 - (02-May-1999) E-mail notification enabled for
registered users. Forums/messages are now "checked" if they are "new"
since your last visit (registration required).
- 1.0b4 - (01-May-1999) Number of-database queries reduced
significantly (should improve performance dramatically).
- 1.0b3 - (30-Apr-1999) Cookies added for user preferences
(registration required). User registration/modification and e-mail
settings enabled. Misc. performance improvements.
- 1.0b2 - (29-Apr-1999) Improved threading on message forums.
Seperate threading style for current vs. archived messages. "Audio" forum
added. Misc. performance improvements.
- 1.0b1 - (28-Apr-1999) Initial version. Old message board