I Heard You Like Color

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We’ve been expanding our default styles in some releases. We kicked off with Randomness, Awesomeness, Kindness and Radicalness in ModernBB 2.0. In ModernBB 2.1, Kindness disappeared, while Randomness, Awesomeness and Radicalness where redesigned. ModernBB 2.2 once again brought a (small) design update to the styles. Kindness returned in ModernBB 3.0. In ModernBB 3.1 and 3.2, we Improved our styles and renamed them to Random, Awesome, Radical and Kind. And also in ModernBB 3.2, Magic and Happy joined the group. And ModernBB 3.3?

Well… I heard you like color. We’re expanding the amount of default designes in ModernBB 3.3 with 3 new styles. Pinkie, Luna and Vanellope are joining the fun. Respectivily a pink, dark blue and appleblueseagreen colored design, based on Random. The above displayed images shows you the color pallets of our default styles. From left to right, you see Pinkie, Magic, Luna, Random, Vanellope, Awesome, Kind, Happy and Radical. It’s likely that this is the last time we will expand the default theme set as the styles start to take a huge part of the ModernBB Core itself.

Just like all of their brothers and sisters, Pinkie, Luna and Vanellope will be top-of-the-art styles that are perfectly made for ModernBB. This is prety much the final expansion of the Random family of styles, through we might release even more colors, through you’ll have to download those styles from ModernBB.be, as they won’t be part of the core if they would ever appear.

Since ModernBB 3.3 contains a completely new style system, the new styles are not compatible with ModernBB 3.2 and lower (through it might be easy to backport). As you might know too, Magic and Happy are available to download from the ModernBB website, the other 7 default styles will join them when ModernBB 3.3 is released, later this spring (we’re expecting a June release). Also: those styles currently aren’t part of the ModernBB 3.3 Dev Core, so you won’t get them yet, they will be pushed out later in May. Stay tuned!

Evolving ModernBB: The Backstage

As al of you might know – or not – ModernBB 3.3 will contain a new fresh design for the Backstage, because the head of Studio 384 told us so. Well not entirely, I made up some design guidlines and tought “I should add those to ModernBB and ModernCount too…”. Anyway, a couple of days ago, we showed you how the profile interface evolved, let’s do that again, but now for the Backstage (also the index page). Later on, I’m planning to talk about our default design in general too.

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I didn’t make a screenshot of the ModernBB 1.6 Control Panel design (no Backstage back in those days, neither at this level of development). But I can tell you: it looked prety stuped, the same content as above, but with another layout. Anyway, as you can see, the Control Panel/Dashboard (as it was called during ModernBB 2 beta 1) only contained a list of stuff you could do, and it gave you the ModernBB version and a link to the server statistics. Kind of useless (and one of the reasons that ModernBB exist, the same page and content is used in FluxBB). Anyway, I am proud of the navbar design, Aurora was born (the name of the style).

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ModernBB 2 beta 2 added a lot of functionality to this page. We added a link to the back-up page, show new reports and the forums default statistics. On top of the page, we also added a “Welcome to ModernBB” alert. And the automatic update check was introduced on this page too. The “Extensions” link is now also disabled when no extensions are available. Also, beta 2 introduced the “Backstage” name. Note the silly introduction under “Welcome to your Backstage”. We updated Aurore to version 1.1! Yay!

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While functional an improvement, I wasn’t too happy with the ModernBB 2 beta 2 Backstage. Beta 3, the unexpected extra beta, that also throw the old front-end over board, redesigned the Backstage completely. We started using Bootstrap panels and introduced Aurora 2.0. A huge improvement. As you can see, it’s a very flat design. And the navbar is very similar to the ModernBB 3.0/3.1/3.2 design.

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But neither was I happy with Aurore 2.0, and thus, the Aurore 1 design was reïntroduced in Aurore 3. Aurore 3 was a serious clean-up from the previous versions of Aurore. And another good indication that I’m very bad at versioning, we’re now at ModernBB 2 RC 1, and are already running arround with Aurore 3…

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Aurore 3.1 was part of ModernBB 2.1 (we didn’t change to much anymore after RC1, of course). As you can see, titles where now blue (the statics panels content are titles).

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ModernBB 2.2 introduced Aurore 3.2, which included a feature that, starting from that release, is used everywhere in ModernBB: panel title buttons. Take a look at the report panel, the “View all” link has been replaced with a nice button on the right hand side of the panels titlebar. We also updated the alert styles.

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While only been seen in 1 development release, Aurore 2 was the inspiration for the Aurore 4 design. This time, we went with some nice gradients. We started using icons in the navbar, added titles to all Backstage pages that didn’t had one yet, and kicked out the full “Time to update” warning. Intresting about this design is, while introduced in ModernBB 3, it was supposed to come to ModernBB 2 in an unreleased ModernBB 2.3. Version 2.3 of ModernBB has been in development, but never made it, due to the works on ModernBB 3. Aurore 4 supported accent colors, through only “ModernBB Blue” and “Blue” are available. After Aurore 4, not to much has changed about the Backstage. ModernBB 3.1 and 3.2 are still using the exact same design, it hasn’t been touched ever since.

ModernBB 3.3 will introduce Aurore 5, in contrast with Aurore 1, 2, 3 and 4, it has been build from the ground up. It will support a brand new design. Accent colors will be used more intensive, as you will get support for ModernBB Blue, Yellow, Red and Lime. I think a lot of people are going to like it. With Aurore 5, we’re going back to flat design, like Aurore 2, but flatter. I don’t have a screenshot now, if you want to see it, you should try out the version3.3 branch.

ModernBB 3.2 “Mellow” now available

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Yesterday, we released the ModernBB 3.2 beta, well… I’m pleased to announce, the availablitiy of ModernBB 3.2!  Between ModernBB 3.2 beta and 3.2.0, we’ve fixed a couple of additional issues. It’s recommended to upgrade, of course. But be sure to have a backup of your data. What’s new in ModernBB 3.2, you ask?

  • Front-end, reimagend: ModernBB 3.2 contains a brand new front-end! The profile? New. The forum view? New. The help page? New. The user list? New. The only thing that didn’t change is the topic view, as it was already revamped in ModernBB 3.1. The new interface is ment to be more content focussed and will give you and your forum users a brand new and awesome experience.
  • First run: First run is a brand new feature in ModernBB 3.2. It will show a nice message on top of your forums index page that welcomes new users and gives links to common first run tasks, like uploading an avatar, user settings, etc. When you upgrade, your current users will get to see this message too. Guests also see this message, for them, it’s permanent, unless you disable this feature for guests in the settings in the Backstage.
  • A Magic and Happy family of Awesome Random styles that are Radical updated to give a Kind look: in other words: we gave Randomness, Awesomeness, Radicalness and Kindness an updated look and renamed them to Random, Awesom, Radical and Kind. Why the rename? Because 2 new styles joined in: Magic and Happy. Through we have a word like Happy with -ness (happieness), we don’t have one for Magic, so here it is. I think you will like our new styles.
  • Posted: When an user post in a topic, and this feature is enabled in the Backstage, a “Posted” label will appear in front of the topic.
  • More help is better help: since the introduction of the WYSIWYG editor in ModernBB 3.0 (which will be updated in 3.3), the help page became kind of useless (more useless then it already was). So, we updated it with shiny new content.
  • Redirections without waiting: When you, or your users, are redirected, no matter where they are (Backstage or front-end), you won’t see any redirect screen anymore.
  • Login: This is important for forums that are very old (PunBB 1.2 and prior), because users that ever since didn’t log in, won’t be able to login anymore. We’ve removed some legacy code that allowed very old accounts to log in. We don’t expect this to be a problem, as those users probably wouldn’t return anyway (unless you’re still running PunBB 1.2, but then again, you can’t update to ModernBB 3.2, you’ll first have to update to something higher then FluxBB 1.5 and lower then ModernBB 3.0).
  • Language files: We’ve checked our language files and removed all lines we didn’t use anymore, or everything that was double (and that’s a lot, we removed 20% of the files content). Translators will get it much easier to translate ModernBB now, and I’m planning to do so. People in Belgium and the Netherlands can look forward to a Dutch translation of ModernBB in the near future. I’ll also start up an account for ModernBB at a service to translate it in more languages. Something else we did with language files is that they now contain default settings for date and time notation.
  • General code base cleanup: the language files where part of our code base cleanup, just like the profile, login and our default styles, did we remove a lot of useless code. Over 1400 lines of code have been removed.
  • Bugfixes, bugfixes and even more bugfixes.

ModernBB 3.2 is the result of 3 weeks of hard work, with a total of 142 commits and some great help from other people. That “great help from other people” will become even more clear with ModernBB 3.3. Because Oldhobbyist, our newest addition to the develop team, is working to separate the logic from the content in the ModernBB Core. Style creators can expect an aweful lot of nice new things in ModernBB 3.3. For plugin creators, some new stuff is coming to with those changes. For fans of the Backstage: this is our main next focus point of ModernBB 3.3, you will get to see a brand new design. And we will do some serious improvements to the UX. Stay tuned!

ModernBB 3.2 beta now available

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I’m glad to announce the availablitiry of ModernBB 3.2 beta. This is the first and last beta release of ModernBB 3.2 that will be available! Next up is ModernBB 3.2.0, so no Release Candidate either. ModernBB 3.2 comes with a lot of improvements to the front-end. If you’re running ModernBB 3.2 Alpha, we recommend you to update right away, don’t use this version as a replacement for a stable ModernBB 3.1.3 installation, since this is software in development.

ModernBB 3.2 brings an enhanced front-end experience. Most of our focus went to redesigning pages like the user list, index, forum view and help page, but most important of all: the profile. If you upgrade to ModernBB 3.2, you will find yourself in a brand new designed ModernBB. We’ve Improved the breadcrumbs and general page navigation. We’ve also spend a lot of time on our default styles Randomness, Radicalness, Awesomeness and Kindness, making them use less space and load faster. Note that we renamed those styles to Random, Radical, Awesome and Kind respectivly. Why? Because they better match with the 2 new default styles Magic and Happy.

The profile interface has been updated significantly, we suggest you go look for yourself (our read our blog post from a couple of days ago). The user list has been Improved with a new design, so are a lot of other pages. The help page has also been updated with a new design and is probably a lot more useful then back in the old days (which is today and counting). I suggest, download the beta and try it out!

A word on browser support

Next month, to be exact, the 1st of May, we will release the next update to ModernBB. Version 3.2 will introduce a revamped front-end interface. With much improvements, getting rid of the mess our old interface was. Finaly, and actual great looking profile! And more. Or course. Through, I would like to talk about browsers.

In ModernBB 3.2, some stuff will change. We will cut support for some browsers, add support for others, etc. Let’s kick off!

First of all, in ModernBB 3.2, we will drop support for Opera 12, and all Opera versions based on Chromium 32 and earlier. Starting with MBB 3.2, Chromium 33 will be required. We will also drop support for Firefox 24 and 25. Through you are probably able to use ModernBB in those browsers, we won’t fix anything that goes wrong on those browsers.

For Windows RT, we will only support Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1 Update 1. Support for Windows RT 8.1 will end, through again, you won’t notice to much diffference. We just don’t fix issues for Windows RT 8.1’s IE version if you’re not running the latest update. For Windows Phone, we will start supporting Windows Phone 8.1! Support for Windows Phone 8.0 Update 2 and lower will end. So, Windows Phone 8 Update 3 is required.

For Android, we will stop supporting Android 4.1. Through, we add support for Android 4.3 and 4.4. Android 4.2 will be supported too. For iOS, nothing changes. Through, expect support for iOS 6.1 to end with ModernBB 3.3 (idem dito for Android 4.2, Firefox 26 and 27 and Chromium 33 and 34).

Evolving MonderBB: The profile

Today, I’m going to talk with all of you about the design choises we made in ModernBB, and how bad some of them where. In fact this is a serie of blog posts, and we’re starting with something I’m everything but proad about: the ModernBB Profile.

In forum software, it’s important for all of your users to have a profile. It’s the hub that contains all information about that user. And ever since ModernBB 1.6, the profile page has been a mess. An unuseful mess. In fact, this is what an user would see when he visited his own profile:

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At least, in ModernBB 2.0 beta 1, not that there is any difference between 1.6 and 2.0 beta 1 at this point anyway. Well, in fact, they can’t see their profile. It basicaly brings you to a page to change your settings, 7 pages in total, and that again is a mess. And it wasn’t like a lot was going to change either.

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This is a screenshot of ModernBB 2.0.2, it basicaly brings you to the same page, this time, designed with Bootstrap. We’re talking about the home page of the profile here. As you can see, there is a “View profile” option in the menu, through it’s not the default view.

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This is how that profile looks like in ModernBB 2.1 beta, through it had the same design since ModernBB 2.0 beta 3, the only difference is that the header had changed meanwhile. As you can see, the profile page displays multiple times “Unknown”, and yet again, “View profile” isn’t the default view. Except for the username on the first page and this one, there isn’t anyway to find out who’s profile you’re actualy looking at either.

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At least, ModernBB 2.2 beta addressed some issues there, all “Unknown” fields where gone. More importantly: there aren’t 7 pages anymore, now, only 3 remained (by the way, I do not count the Administration section as a page, as only the admin and mods see this one). And the profile view was now the actual default! Still one thing to address from the former issues, through… It’s important to know that ModernBB 2.2 focussed on improving the profile interface, and to say the truth, I wasn’t too happy about the result:

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But that issue wasn’t going to be addressed in ModernBB 2.2, here, have a screenshot of ModernBB 2.2.3 (who’s visual identical to 2.2.0), the only difference you will notice is that the design looks a lot cleaner now, through the profile is still a ugly mess. The good news however:

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ModernBB 3.0 alpha 1, as you can see, the profile has been updated visualy, the username is now also showed in the title. And for improvements to this view, that’s it. The horrible profile would be alive, even through ModernBB 3.1, up until ModernBB 3.1.3, which happens to be the last ModernBB release with this horrible profile.

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Atleast, not completely, ModernBB 3.1 is now forced to display an avatar by default. So that field was also used in ModernBB 3.1’s profile. Anyway…

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Here we are! In ModernBB 3.2, which once again focussed on the profile interface (through, the interface in general would have a serious clean-up) got a brand new design for the profile interface. This, above, was the default look of a profile with a newly created account (note: the avatar isn’t the default one, the one from ModernBB 3.1 is still in use in 3.2, through it seems I accidenticaly added my avatar to the download of ModernBB 3.2 alpha build 1903). The new profile has a much cleaner look and is more focussed arround the user. Note that the design as it is showed above already has been changed in ModernBB 3.2 build 1914, the current build on our GitHub page.

This is the profile as you will get it with the update to ModernBB 3.2! Look forward to it! It isn’t the only update you will get in ModernBB 3.2, as we have improved the whole front-end interface, based on the design we made in the new topic view in ModernBB 3.1 and Vanellope 0.5.

Thanks for an awesome year, another one’s ahead!

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Can you believe it? Today, 13 April 2014, it’s 1 year ago that the initial commit to ModernBB was made! Back then, on 13 April 2013, we uploaded the FluxBB 1.4.9 core. And development started, first with ModernBB 1.6, then we had a little break, and then it started: ModernBB 2.0 started development. Soon to be followed by ModernBB 2.1 and 2.2, and later by 3.0 and 3.1.

I can’t describe how happy I am that ModernBB has come so far. I truly believe that ModernBB 3.1 is the best experience you have ever had in the PunBB/FluxBB/ModernBB forum software, and we’re still making it better in de ModernBB 3.x branch. I mean, our next update, ModernBB 3.2, bring an awesome new profile and other small improvements. And then we’ve got the currenlty planned 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 release! A great year has passed with almost 2000 commits made to the ModernBB Core (in the master branch, because of support, we are far over all those commits). And I think that our second year will be even better.

Like I said, we’ve got some nice releases ahead of us. 3.2 being the most close. Will we hit version 4 in the coming year? I don’t know, we might, but we might not too. It’s going to be close, through you can expect ModernBB 4.0 in 2015 for sure, if development keeps going like now. Anyway, I want to thank you, all of you! Our community (wich is growing) and everyone out there using ModernBB. We’ve hitted the 3700 downloads mark today, and downloads are going faster and faster. Especialy if you know that I only expected to hav 1450 downloads of ModernBB since the launch of the project. Also, our first release was on 24 April 2013, not today.

ModernBB 3.2
You don’t know us if you didn’t see this one coming: change of plans. Again. What? No! Not again! Yes. Again. Someone remembers round-up #13? We talked about how we where going to improve the general user experience in MonderBB for ModernBB 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5. Well, that’s not going to happen. In fact, you won’t have to wait for all those releases to be released. Most of the changes we planned for those 4 releases (3.2 – 3.5) will be part of 3.2. The new index? 3.2. The new forum view? 3.2. The new login and register screens? 3.2. The improved installation? 3.2. Some changes will have to wait until 3.3 and 3.4 through (some).

Why? Because we want to give all those things to you guys right away. Some of this stuff is already in our version3.2 branch. More will come. ModernBB 3.2 is going to turn out to be a big release, and we are pretty proud of it. It will deliver a much improved experience for all of your users and yourself. The only thing we won’t take care of, is the Backstage. That’s still planned to happen in ModernBB 3.3. Anyway, expect some modernization! So stay tuned, as we’re working on ModernBB 3.2, which will hit beta at the end of this month, or early next month.

ModernBB 3.2: what are we doing anyway?

So, development of ModernBB 3.2 has taken of. We’ve started typing code yesterday for the ModernBB 3.2 release, which is suposed to be released late next month. What are our plans for this release? I’ll talk you into it. We’ve got some nice stuff in the works.

Reducing the ModernBB Core footprint
With version 3.2, we want to reduce the footprint of the ModernBB Core, making it smaller. You’ll see this in multiple files: we’re checking the language files for unused lines, this should recude its size with some kilobytes. With the new profile, we’re also reducing its codebase, we already where able to reduce it with 14%. Remember that the profile.php file is by far the largest file in the ModernBB Core that is page-related (language file is, currenlty, larger).

Another piece of the code we want to reduce is are the styles, Randomness, Awesomeness, Radicalness and Kindness have to become smaller. We’re doing this by simply reducing the amount of costume designs and use more Bootstrap-ish designs for interface elements. Buttons will have a flatter look, etc. We will also drop some of the less useful parser elements, like the del, em, user, topic, post and forum tag. As the 2 first one are actualy related the b and s tag, and the 4 later once are actualy just URL tags. We will also remove some legacy code from the login script, this will make it impossible for old accounts to login (old as in “accounts created with PunBB 1.0 – 1.2”), shouldn’t be a problem.

Improving the profile
ModernBB 2.2 also focused on improving the profile interface, we’re doing it again in 3.2. This time, it’s serious through. The profile will be redesigned completely, it’s going to be awesome! The new profile will also contain new fields for Skype, Facebook and Twitter, while we will remove some of the older social stuff. The admins will be happy to, as we’re going to improve some of the user tools, like admin notes, etc.

Help & User list
Both the Help page and User list will also get some nice improvements, where the User list will get a new, more social-faced design (show avatars, etc.). The Help page will be reworked from the ground up, and stop focusing on BBCode, as we will add more information about the software in general.

Improving the topic view and additional elements
The topic view already got a nice redesign in ModernBB 3.1, through that was only for posts. In ModernBB 3.2, we’re improving everything else in this view, like the pagination and breadcrumbs (which are completely redesigned). The moderation controls are also improved.

Randomness is making friends again
As we like to give our users more choise, here we’ve got another one: Magic. Hu? Magic? Yes, Magic. Magic is a new default style that will ship with ModernBB 3.2, it’s a purple variantion on Randomness and thus, will join Randomness, Awesomeness, Radicalness and Kindness in making you Happyness, which is also a new style, this time orange, also based on Randomness.

Other experience improvements
Through that’s not all. We’re improving the general experience too, of course. Those are more the small changes that make ModernBB better. To start, we’re getting rid of redirection messages. Those we’re part of PunBB 1.0 because 11 years ago, you probably had a slow internet connection and the page might load without the new post you just posted. That’s not the case these days, so bye bye redirect. This, again, will also reduce the core. Other stuff we’re working on is the abbility for the Backstage to launch the update script. We’ve still got more to come. So keep an eye on the shiplist, this will grow in the future. And we’re more then happy no here your ideas.

So, no big NEW features?
As you can see, we’re mostly revamping a lot of the already existing pages and cutting down on our code base. So… ModernBB 3.2? Isn’t going to contain new features? No, you won’t see our features page (see About) grow. ModernBB 3.2 will focus on improving what we arleady have. And for the matter, so will 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5. Through, with 3.5, you can expect some new stuff to show up. ModernBB 3.3 will add some new posibilities to the Backstage. But for 3.2? I’m sorry, no. In fact, 3.2 is losing some settings (the redirection settings, since that will be removed). But hey, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5 are for now planned to launch all before 2015 starts. I’m sure you guys can wait for the big new things until 2015 and the 3.6 release. Right?

Round-up #14 – Let’s do a round-up about round-ups & more useful stuff

Well, it’s a very active month, I guess. It has been quite in the round-up category for a couple of weeks, and now, we’ve posted 3 posts in less then a week in it. This time, I want to spend some time to round-up all round-ups and talk about some more recent changes.

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First of all, you probably noticed our completely redesigned blog. This is done as part of the 384 Group design and code conventions. The style blends in way better then our previous one. That’s clear. Anyway, you can’t access all posts very easy now, and comments aren’t available either (so is a sidebar and pagination). Those are things we will add later on. For now, you’ll have to deal with the stuff we got. At least, it’s now responsive and faster.

ModernBB is a growing platform
Perhaps you noticed on the ModernBB Twitter feed, but the first tutorial about ModernBB that isn’t from the 384 Group was posted yesterday on YouTube. A nice “thank you” to the people over at Coder’s Guide. What does this mean to ModernBB, you ask? Well, since yesterday, the amount of downloads is growing faster then before, and I’m prety sure we can thank this video for that. The fact that ModernBB has now a third-party tutorial, is great. On the other hand, the people at Wikipedia think we are also worth to have a page there. So, if that thing is running behind, update it! All of this is proof that we are actualy getting somewhere, we’re growing, and that’s great and prety important for a community.

For the mather, as part of the 384 Group coding and design conventions, ModernBB is going to get some official brand assets. This means that, very soon, an updated to our website will add a new “Brand Assets” page to the “About” section, here, you can find all of our logos (which means, all color schemes). You will be able to use those logos wherever you think you want to mention us. As much as possible, ofcourse. 🙂

ModernBB 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
In the 4 upcoming feature releases, we will spend a lot of time on modernizing the interface of ModernBB. 3.2, 3.4 and 3.5 will focus on the front-end. While 3.3 will focus on the Backstage. The 3.2 updated is planned for late May. 3.3 should be here early this summer. We hope to get 3.5 out before the end of the year. 3.6 and onwards will focus on making ModernBB a platform with modern features, as we will put some work in a better template system and a plugin system (again). Another feature that is being worked on right now, is a fancy new update system that allows you to update ModernBB right from the Backstage with a click on a button.

That doesn’t mean that 3.2 until 3.5 will only focus on design, we’re also adding new features and improving others, just no big feature updates, unless realy required, or if I finish the new styling system and plugin system before the time it was planned. The development of both those features will start shortly and have their own branch and milestone on our GitHub project.

Looking for developers
If anyone is intrested in developing ModernBB: good news. Since I’m the only developer, I’m looking for people that can join me in creating a better piece of forum software. How can you get started? Join our forum, create a GitHub account (if you don’t have one yet), push some nice improvements to our repository, etc. If you’re good at that, I’ll add you to our team so you can claim some tickets for yourself.

Round-up #13 – Redesigned experiences – UPDATE

4th blogpost in 3 days, we’re going hard in April! Anyway, I would like to talk about something you might have noticed in ModernBB 3.1 and in our announcement for ModernBB 3.2 and 3.3: we’re revamping some serious stuff in our forum software. Is this a coincidence or…

Well, no. It isn’t. As you know, we were planning a rebuilded forum software, named Vanellope. But we stopped development of it when we started working on ModernBB 3.1, which backported the new topic view. And that’s exactly what’s going to happen now everywhere else. Version by version, you will see ModernBB switch to a new design. Page by page. What version of ModernBB is going to redesign what? Here’s a list:

ModernBB 3.1 – Topic view (part 1)
ModernBB 3.2 – Profile
– Help
– User list (part 1)
– Topic view (part 2)
ModernBB 3.3 – Backstage
ModernBB 3.4 – Index
– Forum view
– Login
– Register
ModernBB 3.5 – Installation
– User list (part 2)

Why are we doing this? Because it’s time to reimagen the way forums are designed. Why not all at once? Because we simply don’t want to create one big redesign release. We want you guys to be able to play around with the new stuff whenever it’s finished. Are you guys going to be able to follow the above scheme? If you ask that, you don’t know us. Of course we wont. Through this is the planning now. Tomorrow it could be different.

In other news, expect ModernBB 3.1.1 to be released somewhere in the next 7 days.