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Plans on Porting Shoutboxes to XenForo?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Defqon, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Defqon

    Defqon Member

  2. Decado

    Decado Active Member

    Certainly will be =), it's the first thing we plan to port. Hoping that Kier and Mike might see fit to give us an unpolished beta so we can have it ready for release along with the XF beta for you guys. If not it'll be out within a few weeks of the release =)

    We plan on porting all of our mods that wouldn't be replicating default functionality, hopefully before the years end. We'll also be developing new mods based around the wants and needs of XenForo users of course. Everyone on the team is a big fan of Kier & Mike and of XenForo.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    What's XFShout?
  4. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    VbShout ported on Xenforo. ;-)
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    What's VbShout?
  6. James

    James Well-Known Member

  7. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I'm not a member so I can't view the screenshots, etc.
    How does this shoutbox differ from chat?

    Never mind, I've just seen that it's a paid for add-on and isn't what I'm after.
    I'll wait for a free one to come along.
  8. James

    James Well-Known Member

    I've not used it myself so I can't be sure, but I'm sure Decado can explain it to you should you be interested :p
  9. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    They do offer a free version too :
  10. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    No need to port, im sure some devs will make new ones to match the philosophies of xenforo instead of just porting a shoutbox over. Performance could be increased etc.
  11. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    Nice site, but i hate forums that make an entire forum just for posting one thread with rules in it.
  12. RvG

    RvG Active Member

    can you make a shoutbox like IPB? I like the way shouts are coming in the shoutbox
  13. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    Why is that? it's not the wild wild west though :D

    Those guys are just super, you actually chat with the developer one-o-one if you have a problem, or have a special need.

    Have you clicked on the product tab - Lite product ? I think you need to signup first (facebook option is available I think)

    I must say they have the leanest and cleanest mods for VB and we expect the same when they work with XF.
  14. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    Are lines 2-4 directed at me or just the first line?
  15. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    All of the above :D
  16. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Ok thanks.

    But the dev' already said it's slower than chat so no good to me.

    I need something exactly like StarTrekGuide's chat for phpBB.
    Hopefully someone can code a sleek, efficient ajax based chat system without too much trouble.
  17. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    Yeah their mods are cool. look at what it does to the postbits lol. they aren't for me.
  18. James

    James Well-Known Member

    It's going to be great to create modifications in general with jQuery to handle most of it :). I'd rather have products created from scratch than ported. Different principles, different code, different optimisations.
    Nizar Meddeb likes this.
  19. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    Which one? and what does it do ? ;)
  20. Booth

    Booth Well-Known Member

    Would be cool to have a sidebar shout box option too ;)

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