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February 16th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 4 – Now We’re Cooking With Gas!

Well well well, look who we have here! I’ve been thinking about you… yes you… don’t be coy!I want to tell you about my last two weeks, would that be ok? Great! Previously on my descent into madness: SoSa – PrecursorSprint 1 – The FoundationsSprint 2 – The Ummmmm? FoundationsSprint 2 ...

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January 22nd, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Nerd Ramble – Sprint 2

This is a technical post going into depth about the work i’ve done in the last sprint, if you’re looking for my general update you can check it out: here  If you’re not up to date and you’ve stumbled on this post through my shit posting everywhere You can see the previous posts:

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December 25th, 2019 by TheBritishAreComing

We’re going Open Source… ish

Ever since I began SoSa back in 2014, I wanted to find a way to make it open source! Lack of time, resources and a bunch of clone sites popping up meant I didn’t ever get around to making the source code available on Github. Well, that’s about to change! With the relaunch of ...

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September 3rd, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Good Night SoSa

Hi, I know this would have come to you as a shock, i’m sorry for that this isn’t how I wanted SoSa to end. Let me explain When I started SoSa, I wanted to help the imgur community connect, it was a bit of fun and I thought after it launched it would only last

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April 1st, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Introducing – SoSa Dating

You read the title correctly. After 4 long years of you begging and tormenting me, I have finally caved and made SoSa a dating site. But this of course isn’t any normal dating site. OH NO! this is a dating site made for a community that hasn’t dated for 4 years, a community that is

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November 25th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

SoSa: Now on iPhone and iPad!

After years of forging inside the depths of Mordor the iPhone app is finally here!  As you know it’s past has been a troubled one, whilst we had an Android app in 2014 it’s taken years to bring the iPhone app to the table. TL;DR: App doesn’t have all the features but a lot There

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November 13th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

Development Blog: Week 32

Updates from 6th Nov – 13th Nov 2017 The iOS app is ready to be posted to the store now! yay!  I’m having some minor problems with the Facebook login but that’ll be solved this week. Over the next three weeks, I am aiming to have the website almost completely rebuilt. A new, modern bootstrapped

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November 6th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

Development Blog: Week 31

I’ve done my best this week to get as much of the iPhone app finished as possible, it’s very close i’m cleaning up and testing now. It’s got more features than I intended to release with including messaging, push notifications, discussions and will have basic profiles. Website / General Upgraded push notifications code to ...

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October 30th, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

Development Blog: Week 30

Lot’s of client work this week, but still some bits done 🙂  Website / General Fixes to the content sharing system Migrated blog back to live server Argued with teabot about the benefits of kale Got Secret Santa code ready Started building Chat 2.0 Cried because of AWS

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October 21st, 2017 by TheBritishAreComing

Development Blog: Week 6 – 29

Evening everyone 🙂 This post is well over due, I got a little overwhelmed. I have a day job and that coupled with closing my business, picking up left over projects and a string of server emergencies meant working on SoSa has been very difficult. Things are back on track now and I thought it

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April 23rd, 2017 by James

Development Blog: Week 3

Week 3 :), our UK meet was this week so didn’t have a great deal of free time outside of client work, mostly fixes. Fixes Uploading of profile pictures due to cross origin bug Can’t vote for polls on poll page Matt (TheSire) can’t access games because his subscription is unlimited like his love for

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April 16th, 2017 by James

Development Blog: Week 2

Lots of changes this week, the most prominent is the new login system on the homepage which you can read more about [here] Site version: 1.2 Chat Version: 1.1 New things Adjusted chat sizing slightly Added more homepage videos and removed inline styling Added user login and registration system Added forgotten password system Added ...

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