Archive for October 2008

SoccerProject SMS

October 27, 2008
SMS

SMS

Quite a while since I’ve posted here, so I’d thought I let you in on one of the things I’m looking at right now. Some time ago I found a website that offers an API to easily send SMS from PHP-code. It seemed like a nice idea for SoccerProject so I decided to give it a try. And as from today I am now receiving an SMS for each match result on my mobile… 🙂

This opens up a whole new range of possibilities for us, but I’m not yet sure on how to use it best. So it will surely take some before we can offer SMS-features to all managers, but at least I now know there are no technical issues…

Meanwhile we seemed to have solved all problems resulting from last weekend’s server updates. For those of you who are interested, there was a problem with the PCRE version used in the new PHP-version. This resulted in broken regular expressions so no new manager names could be validated. This meant no new SoccerProject-subscriptions and a lot of managers unable to change their manager or teamname. Bad timing since it was the only weekend of the season this possibility is enabled. Luckily we were able to fix it and everything is back to normal now.

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kennyanu –> Razvanica

October 12, 2008

Some time ago manager kennyanu let me know the bad news… he was leaving SoccerProject. Obviously I’m thankful for all the work he did for SoccerProject as a Romanian moderator, but now I am even more since he did another important thing for me. He choose a new suitable Romanian moderator : Razvanica.

So : Welcome Razvanica ! And good luck of course to kennyanu in his new life, the one without SoccerProject.

Atilix

October 5, 2008

Since a few days we have a new Serbian translator : Atilix. I just noticed he catched up completely, so the Serbian translation is now up-to-date again. Thanks Atilix and good luck keeping up with the new translation items 😉