December 30th, 2010
Posted by pftq

Winter Themed Homepage

Been a while since I've made any changes to the site appearance, but I figured I would I would decorate the home page a bit for the holidays.

It's nothing overly fancy but it's a change from the usual black and white look.

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December 27th, 2010
Posted by pftq

Random Piano Improvisation

Was going to see if I can make a Christmas-themed song but it already passed - bah... I'm running out of ideas lately; it seems like all I can do is rehash my older songs.  Didn't feel like putting the effort into editing the song this time, however, I managed to just record 8 minutes of piano improvisation, which isn't much since I can't actually play the piano but ah well.

Let me know any ideas for new songs though.

Enjoy Tongue
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December 3rd, 2010
Posted by pftq

SMF Mail Read Tracker Mod

     This took a little longer than I expected to code, but it works surprisingly well.  It's useful if you often use your SMF forum for email announcements or if you use it in conjunction with the Mailing List mod.

     The script basically allows you to keep track of which members have read their email announcements or not.  It logs each announcement sent out to members and sets up a hidden image in each email so that opening the email sends a ping to the website.  This is useful for those wondering if your email announcements ever get through or you are just being ignored. Tongue

     Enjoy: SMF Mail Read Mod
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November 27th, 2010
Posted by pftq

SMF Notify Group 1.1

     Just a recap for those who are unfamiliar with this item - The SMF Notify Group mod adds the ability to subscribe or unsubscribe members to topics in your SMF forum.  This functionality is most useful for members who are less inclined to read the board regularly and is most useful with an additional mod such as the SMF Mailing List Mod, which would pretty much turn your board into something similar to Google Groups.

     Previously the mod did not account for board subscriptions or notifications.  Upon request, I've added the functionality to version 1.1.  There is also now the ability to unsubscribe members individually by clicking their name in the Notify Group list.

     Download on the SMF Notify Group page.

     As usual, suggestions and feedback are welcome. Smiley
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October 30th, 2010
Posted by pftq

New Halloween Song - Darker Stormy

     Bahahaha... -_- *sigh* So I actually started this song a year ago... It's probably the most procrastination-afflicted song I've worked on so far (months where it was just sitting there).  I almost missed this year's Halloween too but good thing not. Tongue

     The song itself is probably one of my more complex ones. It starts off purposely cheesy but gets darker as the song progresses. What I had in mind was a small group heading up into dark castle. You can somewhat visualize where events would become dark and run downhill or where things would gradually become more hopeful. It's really open to interpretation, so I won't try to elaborate beyond that.

     I don't want to say it's my new favorite (though it's probably again one of my best songs yet) - my last 3 songs have all been different themes, so we'll just leave it at that. Tongue

Happy Halloween! Grin
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