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To be (a TUJ replacement), or not to be (a TUJ replacement) - is that the question?
I'm sure by now, everyone is well aware of the technical issues the The Undermine Journal is facing and the site is at risk of shutting down for good. If you're not, then please let me know in the comments why you're reading this blog, as I'm very confused as to how you got here
Due to the magnitude of the Undermine Journal project over these past few years, any extended absence will
So, I started a bit of a conversation the other day about the new WoWGPS shufflers via twitter: https://twitter.com/wowgps/status/489390770671988737
I stopped after a realized I could probably go on forever about it, and decided to flesh things out a bit more in a blog post.
A Brief History of WoWGPS Shufflers
So far, I've built the equivalent of 5 shufflers for WoWGPS:
1) Saronite shuffle
2) Ironpaw Tokens
3) Overhaul of the Saronite shuffle
So...EU realms screwed everything up.
As I mentioned in the comments of the last progress post, I had finished scaling up all the US realms and was starting to work on adding EU realms this past week. It wasn't too bad at first - sure, the extra frequency was quite noticeable, and the EU batches were quickly surpassing the US ones in terms of volume, even though I was still fetching fewer realms, overall.
As I scaled the EU realms up though, things started to go south.
Now that I've got a good chunk of data to work with on the back-end, I thought it might be fun to start running some item stats calculations - both to test response time from the Data server and to see how my alternative method would stack up against other data sources.
For those of you who have been following along, you might recall that I mentioned I wanted to try a different pricing method in the comments of this post: http://stormspire.net/blogs/kathroma...api-first.html. I'd
I had mentioned a few posts ago that I'd like to throw together both a user and potential team member survey to help direct the WoW-GPS 2.0 development process.
Well, no that the back-end data is starting to move along, here's the first of those 2 surveys:
Please fill it out (it's quite short, should only take a couple minutes) and pass it around (twitter,