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Mobile Style (Work in Progress)

Discussion in 'Resource Discussions [Archive]' started by yoghurtfarmer, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. yoghurtfarmer

    yoghurtfarmer Well-Known Member

    I'm in the middle of exams, so I decided to procrastinate a bit by fiddling around with the jQuery mobile framework which was mentioned by Russ in this thread: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/xfstop-mobile-style.9065/

    This is about 2 days worth of work editing the xenforo templates to fit within the framework, basically all HTML. It's FAR from complete and being a newbie, there are tons of little quirks that I predict will be troublesome to work out.

    NOTE: I don't actually have a smartphone so the sizing/scale of the elements is likely off. Screenshots are from my browser on my PC.

    Provided I find the time to work on it (won't be for quite a while) and if I can get it reliable enough, I will likely release it.

    If anyone wants to tinker around on their own, check out http://jquerymobile.com/demos/1.0a4/.

    Attached Files:

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  2. DerTobi75

    DerTobi75 Active Member

    Looks promising, keep up the great work!
  3. yoghurtfarmer

    yoghurtfarmer Well-Known Member

    Ran into some problems with how the mobile framework handles links and hashes in the url. I managed a workaround via js/jquery but it's not so elegant.

    To do:
    1. Finish styling all the important pages.
    3. Check for missed conditionals.
    4. Replace leftover hard coded text with phrases.

    PS: Does anyone know if borrowing XF licenses is allowed? If so, I could set up a test forum if anyone has a spare :).
  4. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Great work yoghurtfarmer, looking really nice :), I'm glad someone can dedicate more time than I can, and it's turning out great so far.
  5. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    Is this a reinventing the wheel or is it a pickup of your work, Russ?
    I really can't tell but applaud his effort nonetheless.

    Hope to see the fruit of this labor soon.
  6. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Reinventing the wheel, his and mine are both based off the jquery mobile frame work; except mine is at a development halt so I'm excited to see the updates on this.
  7. Mike Law

    Mike Law Active Member

    I will donate some cash if this is made to work with auto browser select etc ....\
    either to the developer or xenforo
  8. matthewalan

    matthewalan Active Member

    This looks great! If you'd like some help with this, I'd gladly help.
  9. bhuwan

    bhuwan Member

    Do you by any chance have an alpha release to play around with (and make changes?)
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  10. matthewalan

    matthewalan Active Member

    I second this, I'd really like to play around with it without recreating everything you've done!
    bhuwan likes this.
  11. bhuwan

    bhuwan Member

    Agreed (again lol).

    @yoghurtfarmer: my suggestion would be to create an account on GitHub.com and post the style on there. This will allow anyone to make changes + a history of the changes made. Managing add-ons/styles in the form of a thread is cumbersome (and quite primitive, like vB :p)
    D.O.A. likes this.
  12. Fufu

    Fufu Well-Known Member

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    Before deploying the Software, you must register in the XenForo.com customer area the address (URL) at which You will use the License. This URL must be kept up-to-date. You may create a single additional test installation for the purpose of testing the Software. Any test installation of this kind must be password protected, and access to it must be limited to You and Your website staff. ..."

  13. Junior

    Junior Well-Known Member

    Where is this :O
  14. el canadiano

    el canadiano Active Member

    It's coming, don't worry. But it's not done yet.
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  15. cmeinck

    cmeinck Well-Known Member

    You have any inside information?;) I'd love to see this released.
  16. el canadiano

    el canadiano Active Member

    I don't, but let him do his thing, you know. I'd love to see it released too.
  17. kkm323

    kkm323 Well-Known Member

    can you release a beta version..
    so we can help u find bugs for a stable release
  18. yoghurtfarmer

    yoghurtfarmer Well-Known Member

    Hello everyone, just wanted to give an update.

    I haven't had much time at all to work on this style. Life got in the way. I was initially waitlisted for medical school and had to spend a lot of time making alternative arrangements. Yesterday, I was fortunately admitted off the waitlist, but unfortunately to a location that would require me to move. I come from a very poor family, so I have some serious planning to do (massive loans, employment, etc) in order to even remotely make this work out. That's where my priorities lie.

    I'll do my best to work on the mobile style when I have the time, but I apologize in advance if this takes forever to complete.
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  19. pie

    pie Member

    Given the quality of the work on show, I'm sure there are many users who would contribute to this project.
  20. cmeinck

    cmeinck Well-Known Member

    With the lack of mobile support included in 1.1, which I find surprising given the competition, I'm hoping some industrious members will be able to complete this template.
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