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Changes v1.0.1:
  • The site can now be reached over the secure https protocol
  • All images and icons related to tooltips are now fetched from our server rather than using the gateway
  • The itemgrabber.user.js has been changed to use https. There was also a change to the namespace, so automatic updates won't catch the newest version. You need to delete the old version and reinstall it manually.
  • The tooltips.user.js has been changed to use https where applicable. There was also a change to the namespace, so automatic updates won't catch the newest version. You need to delete the old version and reinstall it manually.
  • The nwoun.tooltips.min.js has been changed to use https where applicable. Please check the tooltip page for the link to the latest version.
  • Toggable sections now show the correct state-icon on page load
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes led to wrong data on the overview page
  • Javascript tooltips are only generated for visible content to speed up some pages
  • Javascript tooltips are cached and reused to speed up some pages
  • All Javascript tooltips outside the Ratings Simulator reposition themselves more intelligently in case they don't fit the page. The latest tooltips.user.js includes this tweak.
  • All date formats in the Toolbase now automatically adjust to the date format chosen in the phpBB user control panel
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Changes v1.0.2:
  • The main page of the forum has a new portal-ish look to bring the forum, blog and toolbase closer together. We hope you like it and appreciate any feedback on this.
  • Instead of displaying an error message on some unresponsive pages, a scrollbar has been added so that the content is still accessible on lower resolutions. The recommended minimum width for the pages however is 1280.
  • The devtracker now constantly reloads with the same protocol as the parent frame to avoid being blocked because of mixing http and https
  • All http requests are now being rerouted to https.
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Changes v1.0.2.1:
  • The API endpoints have been updated to support a callback function that wraps around the response. This should allow JSONP requests and cross-site scripting. Requests with callbacks are served as "text/javascript", all other requests remain "application/json".
  • We updated both the tooltip.user.js as well as the nwoun.tooltips.js to properly use the API now. If you're using our tooltips please update the scripts as the old functionality has been discontinued.
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Changes v1.0.4.0:
  • Users can now correctly use fractional timezones.
  • There is now a disclaimer on the registration page that states that the message board is unmoderated in terms of Neverwinter topics.
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Changes v1.0.6.0:
  • External Resources now have the link included in their headers.
  • Tooltips generated from our nwoun.tooltips.min.js now also have a slight transparency and use the StoneSans font on default.
  • The database is now capable of handling tooltips in various languages and the lang parameter of the API is respected. If the tooltip in the given language is not found, the English tooltip is returned instead. At this point we have not parsed any international tooltips though and it might take some time until we start doing it.
  • The portal/index page now shows the latest arcgames.com news under the PWE/Cryptic Feedback forum.
  • The portal/index page now shows the latest arcgames.com forum threads under the PWE/Cryptic Feedback forum.
  • The portal/index page now shows the latest reddit topics under the PWE/Cryptic Feedback forum.
  • If a cache issue is breaking the toolbase, the forum is now still accessible.
  • Additionally the cache issue should now resolve itself automatically without the need of an admin to purge the cache manually.
  • The board software has been updated to the latest version.
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NWO:Uncensored wrote: [*]The portal/index page now shows the latest arcgames.com news under the PWE/Cryptic Feedback forum.
[*]The portal/index page now shows the latest arcgames.com forum threads under the PWE/Cryptic Feedback forum.
[*]The portal/index page now shows the latest reddit topics under the PWE/Cryptic Feedback forum.
I dislike this change. It's a huge amount of visual clutter right in the middle of the page.

If I could disable/hide/collapse it, I would.

If nothing else, and you really want to keep that interface, it should go below everything else, so the user has to scroll down to see it, rather than scroll down to see all of Uncensored's own topics.
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Thanks for the feedback! We will look into personalize the stuff, but have moved it down the page with a little workaround in the meantime.
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So much better, thank you.
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Changes v1.0.6.1:
  • Tweaked a few database queries to improve load times.
  • A new option page has been added in the UCP under board preferences, in which you can set the numbers of blog posts shown on the index page as well as alter values related to the external feeds of Arcgames and Reddit. Defaults to five blog posts and no feeds shown.
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Wanted to give a short updated on the status of 1.0.7. We are progressing well with our maintenance update, but it might still be a good month away from being finalized. Over the months the code has developed into a pretty mess and making it more readable and usable takes time. The main thing is that we want to make sure we don't hate adding new stuff to the toolbase and code in the future, which was the case in some modules unfortunately.

A basic example is the dev tracker. Every time we need to add a dev or a new forum that's going to be monitored, we have to edit the source code in four different files. That's crap, so we are adding an administrator form that allows us to edit such options in the frontend.

We currently hope we can deliver the update with the Storm Kings Thunder release in August.
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1.0.7 will come even with the admin changes or the toolbase update is in standby ?

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Daze wrote:1.0.7 will come even with the admin changes or the toolbase update is in standby ?
1.0.7 is mostly finished. We're in the last phase of testing which includes copying the live database to local and see whether the changes have the desired effects and do not break anything. I know it's taking more time than anticipated, but unlike Cryptic we're not releasing stuff that's not 100% tested :mrgreen:
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Thanks for the answer :D !

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Changes v1.0.7.0:
  • Many asynchronous javascript requests now give a better feedback when a call is being processed and whether it was successful or not.
  • Pages now give a better feedback in case required resources failed to load.
  • We have updated some pages in terms of responsiveness. As a data-focused site a certain screen size is recommended, but the page should generally work on any device. Notable exceptions are the ratings calculator and tooltips.
  • We streamlined the options on many pages. Experienced users can still toggle the advanced options.
  • The news of the Neverwinterverse now include PS4 arcgames.com
  • Many request and response variables from the API have changed. Please refer to the API pages as current apps might return unexpected results or even errors.
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Hey guys,

I'm progressing well with the first build of our manual crawl engine. I'm confident it could happen as soon as this month. The system is largely set up and the remaining work is limited to front end updates and the removal of sections that can no longer be maintained by the input of a manual engine. We are probably starting with only the International Dragon server until the first wave of bugs are cleared.
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Finished coding today. V1.0.8 will come on Monday. Thanks for your patience!
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Changes v1.0.8.0:
  • To access auction house or market tools users now need to earn UN:Gold and buy access for 24 hours. UN:Gold can be earned by inserting data into the database. Browse to the new UN:Gold page and follow the instructions.
  • Many pages include a dropdown to switch between the data of different servers. We are however starting off with only the International Dragon server for now to see whether the system is running as intended.
  • The toolbase can now be accessed in a menuless template. This is mainly intended to provide users a way to embed some pages using iframes. This feature might not fully work on all pages, so make sure to report any issues.
  • All API functions accessing Auction House Data and the ZAX have been deactivated.
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Changes v1.0.8.1:
  • The Auction House Data input form has been reworked and color-coded. It now better matches the ingame UI and hopefully makes it easier for users to determine where to put the values.
  • A bug has been fixed that would overwrite assignments for a user when entering data for different servers simultaneously.
  • A new page in the item database now lists the 100 most recently added items.
  • The Sea of Moving Ice Boons are now included in the Character Simulator.
  • The RNG Toolbox is now accessible without a Gold subscription. It only shows box contents and percentages in that case.
  • The option to show your Gold contributions publicly now makes much more sense because there is a new contribution ranking.
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A short update on the Toolbase: I'm currently wrapping up the next update, which will make the Toolbase ready for Module 11. It's a relatively small update given the time since the last one, but a big bunch of new features are just not quite ready. So I'm pushing the necessary features for the Cloaked Ascendancy for the simulator and item db first.

Cheers!

Edit: Update coming tomorrow or Friday.
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Changes v1.0.9:
  • As requested here, there is now an API call to retrieve item definitions for a given search term
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