Archive for August, 2006

Problem clicking on the ‘home’ link

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

If you are getting Application Error (Rails) when clicking on the home page, you need to logout and log in again.
Sorry about that – it was a side effect of going to the new cache thing.

Small updates

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

I have made a tiny (but important) change that should make things faster. I was previously looking up the user details in the database for every page, just to see whether they wanted ads or not. Now i’m just taking it from the session cache. If you update your preferences, it updates the session cache. [...]

The Way Ahead

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

I thought it would be good to put together a little plan, like i did right at the very start, of what i’m planning for MyChores.
As i did before, i’ll cross them off when they get implemented.

Referral Programme
Make it easier to invite people into teams (idea from Aster)
Ability to remove people from teams
Quick assignment of [...]

Referral programme

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

I have set up a referral programme. It’s another way of people becoming recognised as site supporters – if they refer 5 or more people they become a ‘Site Promoter’!
You get a URL to give out to your friends which identifies you as the referrer. Then when they register it should automatically fill in your [...]