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TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby jjoyce » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:01 pm

Check it out:

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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby fisticuffs » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:04 pm

Is posting drunk still cool? I like it but it needs a "view active posts" link.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby Stebben84 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:06 pm

This is great. I've been waiting for this.

I can't wait to respond to Ned while I'm driving through a school zone.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby Endo Rockstar » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:09 pm

soooo happy!

Thank you guys!

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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby fisticuffs » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:09 pm

I can't wait to respond to Ned while I'm driving through a school zone.


Damn socialist big government union speed zones. Why should I have to hit the brakes on my Hummer just because some illegal immigrant 3rd grader is too lazy to look both ways? Do you have any idea how much gas it takes to get that thing back up to speed? I don't.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby massimo » Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:01 pm

Love it, but... my bookmark to TDPF is the "active topics" page, so I can get a quick look at what threads have been posted to since my last visit. Is there any way to get a similar page with the mobile version?

Still, pretty sweet!
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:19 pm

One observation: if mTDPF is added to the iPhone Home screen as a web app, any click to a Forum category pops up in a new window of Safari. I assume there's a way to disable this, but don't know if it'd be A) easy or B) worthwhile--but there it is.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby Stebben84 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:26 am

fisticuffs wrote:Is posting drunk still cool? I like it but it needs a "view active posts" link.


Agreed. I often follow threads but I really have no idea what category they fall into cause I'm usually clicking on the active threads tab. Other than that, it works pretty good. Thanks.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby Endo Rockstar » Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:05 am

Agreed on the active Threads, I'd like to see those as well. Those links are by far what I use the most.

Also, page numbers are available on the top of the thread's page but not on the bottom? It'd be nice to scroll down to the bottom of the thread and be able to jump to the next page from there.

Otherwise, it looks pretty good. nice layout.

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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby jjoyce » Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:24 am

An active topics link is in the works.

Kyle, I'm not seeing the problem you're seeing. You mean that when you open the site on your iPhone, go to Forum and click through topics, each click opens a new window?

Could you drop me an email?
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:34 am

It's an iPhone thing. Web app links open new tabs. Not sure if there is a software workaround but it isn't an Isthmus problem. Can you make quoted text stand out more? Also the page number buttons for each thread could stand to be more finger friendly (larger or a pull down).
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby TheBookPolice » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:05 am

fisticuffs wrote:It's an iPhone thing. Web app links open new tabs. Not sure if there is a software workaround but it isn't an Isthmus problem.

Not entirely true. Jason, I'll email.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:10 am

This isn't a true web app like say Puck Billiards. It's just a link. I haven't come across any that don't open a new tab. Maybe there is coding you can add to fix that. In Safari on a mac there is code you can paste into Terminal that will let you choose to open links in new window or new tab. I would think Safari mobile is what needs the attention.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby TheBookPolice » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:14 am

fisticuffs wrote:This isn't a true web app like say Puck Billiards. It's just a link. I haven't come across any that don't open a new tab. Maybe there is coding you can add to fix that. In Safari on a mac there is code you can paste into Terminal that will let you choose to open links in new window or new tab. I would think Safari mobile is what needs the attention.

While my Salt and Fat web app is what you'd call a true web app, I have a Blogger web app as well, and that's just a pinned Bookmark. It doesn't pop new links out into Safari-proper.
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Re: TDPF: Optimized for your iPhone, Android, whatever

Postby donges » Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:23 pm

View active topics and View new posts are now available at the bottom of the page.
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