Posted by Jadedcat May 06, 2014 at 17:53 UTC
Kerbal Space Program, Curse.com Partner Together
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Posted by Jadedcat May 02, 2014 at 19:21 UTC
As some of y'all may have noticed we have been changing things on CurseForge in preparation for launching the new Elerium platform. On Thursday May 8th we will be taking the Minecraft section of CurseForge down for 3-5 hours while the new system is magically installed by a team of highly trained griffons. This update will improve the overall look and functionality of CurseForge and put the foundation in place for several of the upcoming features. Most of this change is visual and streamlining the process of creating and managing projects.
Once the foundation is in place and the team of code elves gets some more cookies and milk the next step of the process will be to add new features.
Below is a list of some of the new features the elves are working on in between cookie breaks:
- A true dependency system - so when a mod says "I need xyz mod to be installed with me" the client will know this and go grab the appropriate version for the user
Users will still be able to download from the Curse.com site during this downtime. However you will not be able to upload any new projects,files or images or access your existing ones while the code griffons do their job. Hopefully all goes smoothly and the rng gods don't strike us with lightning and break things which would of course lead to extending the down time while battle was waged against the forces of darkness. The dev.Bukkit site will not be affected.
Some previews of what the new site will look like:
Posted by Jadedcat May 01, 2014 at 18:00 UTC
The CurseForge Git HG and SVN repos will be offline for aprox 3-5 hours while the maintenance goblins do some work on the servers and evict some gremlins. Don't panic, normal operating behavior will resume as soon as possible.
Ways to spend your time while waiting:
Posted by Jadedcat Apr 08, 2014 at 21:11 UTC
As we start preparing for the new system (yay new features) we are working on getting mods moved out of the Legacy Categories. Right now if you are in a Legacy Category and not in new categories your mod is harder for the users to find. We are reading through the descriptions of mods that have not been moved to new categories and are putting them in the (hopefully) appropriate category. You can of course edit the categories and change them to where you feel the mod belongs. Please do not pick "World Gen" as it will not be a selectable category in the new system, pick an appropriate sub-category.
While we are doing this we would also like to see mod authors add a default image to any non-api, non-library mod. This image shows up in the search list and draws more attention to your mod from the users browsing the lists.
Please forgive us if we put your mod somewhere you don't feel it belongs.
Posted by Jadedcat Apr 03, 2014 at 18:03 UTC
It has been remarked on that the current category system is mildly non-specific for Minecraft Mods. So we gave you new specific categories that should help better organize your mods and help end users find what they are looking for.
When editing categories, make sure you change both Primary and Secondary categories. Use Project Management and click on Edit Project. Then go down and use the dropdown menu to select your Primary Category then pick up to 4 Secondary Categories.
The old categories have been moved to Legacy and will be disappearing when the new system is put in place. Currently if you are using a Legacy Category other than Forge or Other users will not be able to sort with that category.
Feel free to comment if you feel a category is missing.