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☰ Posted: 18d
STATUS UPDATE!!

1. Login is now enabled again. Registration remains disabled to prevent spam since there are no measures against it right now.
2. I finally figured out how to go about making Jappleng useful and enjoyable.
3. I'm content with the new layout design concept. I'll work towards refining it until I'm really happy with it. It looks nothing like current Jappleng.
4. I can see myself working on Jappleng again. I'll be working on it during my breaks or evenings since I have another major project I'm contending with. Contrary to Jappleng, that one is for-profit so I kinda need to focus more on that other thing if I want to eat.
5. Unfortunately I had to format my computer after an unwelcomed windows update broke it and I'm still uncertain what e-mail I used for discord. I likely won't be back on there for some time. You can contact me here or on Twitter.
6. I found someone who's likely to help with the Japanese lessons since I'm crazy rusty with it (I don't ever use Japanese anymore) so we'll work together at making amazing content.

Hope to hear from you all now that login works again!  I'll be posting on Twitter later tonight to let you guys know. Toodaloo!
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☰ Posted: 28d
Working on the new design today again, decided to give it another go.

Looks good. Real good. I like this direction. Will keep trying new designs until i feel happy lol
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☰ Posted: 34d

Been thinking about the sections and features that the new Jappleng should have. If you guys want to see something let me know and just as important, let me know what you think is useless. For example, if you think forums are dumb, let me know so I can consider removing them in the next build.

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☰ Posted: 34d

The feedback I've been getting on Twitter is good. I hope to see more feedback in the coming days and so far a good idea is to not have forums in the future. Perhaps forums should be reserved for educational courses like how people ask questions to the teacher or something. Plenty of ideas to play around.

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☰ Posted: 38d
Another milestone has been achieved. I completed the first phase of the new visual editor which is really nice. Before I move forward with more back-end stuff, I'm going to spend some time prototyping new web designs that might be trendy in 2022 or 2023. Since the new system is fully modula in the sense that I just need to include one piece of code with the config options of the module, it means that I can easily release one section after another once the design and related modules are complete. Like I mentioned before, each module was built independently so there was a lot of repeating code but not anymore.

Desinging something completely new is going to be tough though :P
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☰ Posted: 38d

Also, a little fun fact. I'm not using jquery to run any javascript animations etc... This is all handcoded from scratch and the performance boost is off the charts! It also makes everything less buggy and easier to fix. The memory leaks are effectively gone (so far). It's pretty exciting although it does feel shameful that I had to step away from public releases. What had to be done, had to be done.

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☰ Posted: 47d
I completed a big deal of stuff for the back-end and am now playing with the front-end stuff. Right now I'm making a word processor from scratch and it's quite nice. I also borrowed the keyboard shortcuts from MS word to bold, underline, center text etc...

The new editor is quite nice because it is configurable so that it can be used to create new threads, reply to posts, create new lessons etc... It doesn't rely on odd markup languages like you would often see in wiki-like websites. As a bonus, you'll be able to load pre-existing templates, create and save your own, and include fun modules within posts. For example, you could make it so that your post includes images and a poll or a quiz or include things from your youtube account or Twitch channel etc... There's also the inclusion of stickers which each have their own interactive element. For instance, if you unlock the 8-ball sticker, clicking on it will give you an 8 ball response.

The list goes on and on and it's exciting. I have yet to add the ability to paste images with an automatic upload / resize system but this is something I look forward to creating soon. Essentially every feature that was on Jappleng, I'm making a much better / completed version of it that can be transported from section to section. Less code, cleaner code, can be moved around anywhere, changing it will change it everywhere etc... It benefits everyone in the end since the current iteration of Jappleng isn't manageable.

Ultimately I hope to assemble a staff to maintain Jappleng from new content to games to mobile etc... But I have to work on a good foundation first.  Afterwards, new content and features will be made available really quick. Until next time!
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☰ Posted: 60d
Update:
I've reached another milestone today for the new system that will one day power Jappleng. I have maybe another month of work on the back-end before I can start work on the front-end. Feel free to keep using Jappleng as you like, none of your data will disappear. Moral support will also go a long way so feel free to say hi, or keep going! etc... lol
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☰ Posted: 68d

Hello and welcome to Jappleng!

I hope you're not discouraged from the lack of activity. A lot has happened in the past few months which can be seen in my most recent post. (Click on my name to see it). I will continue to pursue Jappleng after all, but please give me a bit more time to work on my mental health and new system that will power the next generation of Jappleng.

Thank you!

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☰ Posted: 68d

Hello everyone!

I came back because I had some information to share.

First, sorry for ghosting but the truth is, this project has been a burden to me for many years. It's one of those things where it's difficult to do on your own and no matter how much you try to catch up with technology, it's just impossible to keep up and make it as big as it is and available to everyone (PC/Mobile/etc). But this isn't the only reason why it's a burden, it's the anime community and the hate that goes on within and outside of it that irks me to no end.

In recent times, I've seen several people trying to improve the J-community only to be doxxed and hated on, with false information being spread about them etc... It angers me to see them go from being passionate at helping people to going offline entirely. The anime community itself is full of self-hate, people hate each other so much and it keeps getting worse. People need to take a step back and accept that one person may like one genre more than another or can't enjoy one particular anime or idol group and that's okay. There's no need to create a discord strictly to make those people who you disagree with a living nightmare. That's a horrible way to live.

Since the people coming to Jappleng generally has a big interest in anime, what does that mean about the future of the project? Will it also be a host for this type of behavior?  I would hope not, but how can I prevent it? Create a safe, enjoyable place where people can explore and enjoy the different parts of Japan together is my end-goal but I had to take a break. Mentally it was exhausting in more than one way and I was ready to just delete the whole project and not look back after I saw post after post on Twitter of the anime community going absolutely nuts over heresay of certain invididuals and Japan's lack of PC culture.

I did what any reasonable person would do and take a step back and work on mental health. The first step is to move away from everything that upsets you and for me it was Japanese things. I took months to look away and try to rekindle my love for Japan and regain hope for the J-community and while I was doing this, I was also working on a completely new system to power Jappleng and other projects I am working on.

This new system was built from the ground-up and I have just reached a great milestone. In a couple of weeks I will be done the foundational work with it and be able to move to the next stage. Previously every task had its own function, there was no centralized code so that meant I would duplicate everything by hand on everything that had to be done. Now I use namespaces which in programming terms means "beautiful". To put it simply, once I am done in a couple of weeks with this new system, I could create new sections in mere minutes to hours and new features can be added in minutes to days. No more will it take a month to release one thing or another.

I have also been in the works for new chat technology which is socket based and uses significantly less hardware on the server, it's super smooth for the users, and it can support voice and video should I enable it. I'll be working on a  new social network technology that will avoid using a tremendous amount of resources and the feeds will "just work" to quote Todd Howard.

There will also be the possibility for users to create courses, lessons etc... There will be a degree of public moderation as well, and of course the website design will be entirely different. The bugs you encounter today won't exist in this new version of Jappleng.

I'll continue to avoid Twitter/Discord/Jappleng for the most part until I'm done, except there will be a moderator to keep the site clean wherever possible. Once again, I'm sorry about what I did but I had to do it for my own mental health. I wish those who got attacked the best in their next endevors, and I hope that one day Jappleng can be a great hit while maintaining its integrity. I'll be back when I'm done.
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☰ 18d
STATUS UPDATE!!

1. Login is now enabled again. Registration remains disabled to prevent spam since there are no measures against it right now.
2. I finally figured out how to go about making Jappleng useful and enjoyable.
3. I'm content with the new layout design concept. I'll work towards refining it until I'm really happy with it. It looks nothing like current Jappleng.
4. I can see myself working on Jappleng again. I'll be working on it during my breaks or evenings since I have another major project I'm contending with. Contrary to Jappleng, that one is for-profit so I kinda need to focus more on that other thing if I want to eat.
5. Unfortunately I had to format my computer after an unwelcomed windows update broke it and I'm still uncertain what e-mail I used for discord. I likely won't be back on there for some time. You can contact me here or on Twitter.
6. I found someone who's likely to help with the Japanese lessons since I'm crazy rusty with it (I don't ever use Japanese anymore) so we'll work together at making amazing content.

Hope to hear from you all now that login works again!  I'll be posting on Twitter later tonight to let you guys know. Toodaloo!
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Working on the new design today again, decided to give it another go.

Looks good. Real good. I like this direction. Will keep trying new designs until i feel happy lol
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☰ 34d

Been thinking about the sections and features that the new Jappleng should have. If you guys want to see something let me know and just as important, let me know what you think is useless. For example, if you think forums are dumb, let me know so I can consider removing them in the next build.

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☰ 38d
Another milestone has been achieved. I completed the first phase of the new visual editor which is really nice. Before I move forward with more back-end stuff, I'm going to spend some time prototyping new web designs that might be trendy in 2022 or 2023. Since the new system is fully modula in the sense that I just need to include one piece of code with the config options of the module, it means that I can easily release one section after another once the design and related modules are complete. Like I mentioned before, each module was built independently so there was a lot of repeating code but not anymore.

Desinging something completely new is going to be tough though :P
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☰ 47d
I completed a big deal of stuff for the back-end and am now playing with the front-end stuff. Right now I'm making a word processor from scratch and it's quite nice. I also borrowed the keyboard shortcuts from MS word to bold, underline, center text etc...

The new editor is quite nice because it is configurable so that it can be used to create new threads, reply to posts, create new lessons etc... It doesn't rely on odd markup languages like you would often see in wiki-like websites. As a bonus, you'll be able to load pre-existing templates, create and save your own, and include fun modules within posts. For example, you could make it so that your post includes images and a poll or a quiz or include things from your youtube account or Twitch channel etc... There's also the inclusion of stickers which each have their own interactive element. For instance, if you unlock the 8-ball sticker, clicking on it will give you an 8 ball response.

The list goes on and on and it's exciting. I have yet to add the ability to paste images with an automatic upload / resize system but this is something I look forward to creating soon. Essentially every feature that was on Jappleng, I'm making a much better / completed version of it that can be transported from section to section. Less code, cleaner code, can be moved around anywhere, changing it will change it everywhere etc... It benefits everyone in the end since the current iteration of Jappleng isn't manageable.

Ultimately I hope to assemble a staff to maintain Jappleng from new content to games to mobile etc... But I have to work on a good foundation first.  Afterwards, new content and features will be made available really quick. Until next time!
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