News & Announcements

News & Announcements: New features: greyscale and image flipping

We've been enjoying our new site and server for just over a week now, and the moving dust is starting to settle. Forum participation is way up, a steady stream of images has begun being uploaded to the site (and receiving critiques where requested!) and a flurry of bug fixes have gone out over the past 7 days. This morning, I get to announce a great new feature has gone live! You can now choose to... Continue reading

News & Announcements: Site change-over scheduled

This is so exciting!! We are indeed going ahead with switching over to the new site THIS FRIDAY, September 7th. This is not a once-and-done upgrade. There will continue to be major improvements and features added to the site at a rapid pace for the rest of the month after this change-over. However, the rebuild is now in a state where it is safe to welcome users, and we'd like to let you enjoy all... Continue reading

News & Announcements: Site rebuild progress report #4

This last week progress was significantly slowed by an outbreak of bronchitis, but we still finished up some important features in between all the coughing: Achievement badges! There are about 35 achievements right now, and I'm sure we'll add more in the future. They range from community achievements, such as giving a certain number of helpful or encouraging critiques, to practice achievements... Continue reading

News & Announcements: Site rebuild progress report #3

Forgive the brevity of this report; I've crawled up out of the code mines to give you a weekly progress report before diving back in! Here are some of the major landmarks that have been hit in this last week of work: We buttoned up many e-commerce features, including automatic payments each month for subscribers. This is crucial to ensure the site is able to thrive going forward, and get the... Continue reading