Re: Wow
Thu July 28, 2022 1:00am

Hi Sean,

Wow!! Awesome to see you here! Thank you for the kind words.

The couple of active forums we have here were actually all previously long time active apps of your site (I personally had been using it since early 1999). The connections, friendships, and information shared over these years is thanks to what you created. Thank you very much for all that you and Tamara did.

Of course you're welcome to help if you'd like to! :)

I think the original site might have been written in Perl but I'm not sure. The remake here is written in Java/Spring with the Thymeleaf template rendering engine. I've tried to keep the code's organization somewhat sane over the past 3 years, but there's definitely a ton of code "smell" everywhere. The code is open source on GitHub here: if you're interested in checking it out.


  • Wow - brunnock, Wed July 27 2022 10:26am
    Hi Erik, I am blown away by what you've accomplished. I'd offer to help, but I have a feeling that your code is a lot more sophisticated than the 20+ years of crud that I patched together. S... more
    • Re: Wow- Erik_, Thu July 28 2022 1:00am
      • Re: Re: Wow - brunnock, Thu July 28 2022 7:48am
        The original site was absolutely written in Perl. Bad Perl from before there were any frameworks. I sold to another fan and I actually helped him get it up and running. It only hosts... more