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Quick Change of Plans

I planned to release 1.0.3 (patch #3) tomorrow morning but I’ve had a quick last minute shift in idea.

I have some real big picture overarching stuff I want to do with the mod (and more specifically to the CodeIgniter extensions that form the foundation of the mod) and I don’t want to keep putting off jumping into them.

So I plan to add two last enchantments to the mod, a league schedule editor (in progress) and a scoring period editor (requested by peba commissioner Corsairs). I feel these two additions will at least let online league owners run some fantasy season while the mod is in beta and I can then turn my focus from the mod specifically and onto the larger big picture items i want to hit.

In the short term, this is likely to irk a few folks who want trade support, rotisserie scoring support and some of the other goodies I have on my list. The long term benefit, however, to both the source code and the end users are substantial for me to feel this is a justified move.

I’ll be making notes of and discussing the progress of this shift in direction over the coming months. As for patch #3, I’m hopeful I could have a version out by Wednesday or Thursday, but most likely another 10 days from now. So stay tuned.

jfox015

Jeff Fox is an almost twenty year web front end/ digital user experience technology leader. He cut his teeth in the web's early days and has worked for fortune 100 companies, small startup agencies and several companies in between. In addition to being a passionate developer and technical speaker, Jeff is a dedicated tech and sci-fi geek gladly indulging in Doctor Who and Star Wars marathons. He is also a talented musician, writer and proud father of three little Foxies. And don't get him started about his San Francisco Giants.

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