bfarber

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About bfarber

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  • Birthday 03/07/1983

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Lynchburg, VA
  • Interests This is my interests, just for "Rikki" :)

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  1. bfarber added a comment: [IPS Forum] Images Not Clickable   

    Changed Status to Pending
  2. bfarber added a comment: [IPS Forum] Images Not Clickable   

    We discussed this further internally and decided on mobile to make the thumbnail link to the full sized image (without a lightbox).
  3. bfarber added a comment: [RC3] Number of topics that will be archived indicator not working   

    Changed Status to Fixed
  4. bfarber added a comment: RC3 - e97b   

    Changed Status to Closed
  5. bfarber added a comment: [RC3] and truncated title event   

    Changed Status to Closed
  6. bfarber added a comment: [RC3] and truncated title event   

    There's a set max width, and if it hits that width then it is truncated.
  7. bfarber added a comment: 3.4.6 > RC3 - Incorrect post counts   

    Changed Status to Closed
  8. bfarber added a comment: 3.4.6 > RC3 - Incorrect post counts   

    A task is initiated to recount everyone's content count.
    Note that in 4.0, it's a "content count", not a post count.  Yes it is recounted upon upgrade so if users have a lot of deleted content their counts may drop.  If they have content in other apps (gallery images, comments on blog entries, etc.) their count may go up.
  9. bfarber added a comment: "Maximum profile photo storage size" ignored   

    Did they upload it or link to it?  I cannot upload a profile photo when I test that is larger than the limit I have specified for the group.
  10. bfarber added a comment: RC3: Profile comments displayed in status updates widget   

    Changed Status to Closed
  11. bfarber added a comment: RC3: Profile comments displayed in status updates widget   

    Profile comments and status updates were merged into the same thing.
  12. bfarber added a comment: RC3: Status updates page loads slow and crashes site   

    Changed Status to Closed
  13. bfarber added a comment: RC3: Status updates page loads slow and crashes site   

    I cannot reproduce, however we found a recent front end performance issue which might explain this.  Your host indicated nothing was logging in the slow query logs, so I'm wondering if this front end performance issue might be the cause.  If you would like to reply to your existing ticket we can work from there.
  14. bfarber added a comment: [RC3] function inside 'other' theme setting error   

    If the theme setting gets eval'd twice, perhaps because there's an if check automatically inserted, then I could see this easily happening.  I think using a class_exists() check in this case is important.
  15. bfarber added a comment: [RC3][ModCP] Approval queue = 0 but this one is not empty   

    I am unable to reproduce, submit a ticket if you are still seeing this.

About Me

I'm a 31 year old Zend-certified PHP developer working for Invision Power Services, Inc. I've been here since 2005 and every year just gets better and better.

When I'm not working I like to travel, play video games, watch movies, read, and spend time with my family (pets included). I live in central Virginia and have 3 wonderful children I dedicate my whole life to.  I am currently engaged to the love of my life and we are planning to marry next year.

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  1. AndyF » bfarber

    Your 'about me' needs updating :P $age=$age+1

  2. Casey25 » bfarber

    Hello bfarber, could you read my Private Message please? Thanks.

  3. bfarber » AndyF

    Happy belated birthday!!

    1. AndyF

      Thanks! :)

  4. bfarber

    Please test the 3.4.4 beta and let us know of any issues!

  5. bfarber

    Just testing

  6. bfarber

    Test from top menu

  7. bfarber

    Hello world...take 2

  8. bfarber

    Hello world.

    1. bfarber

      Test 2

  9. bfarber

    Testing a bug report

    1. media

      Good luck! :)

    2. surferboy

      looks like bfarber had 3 cups of coffee this Tuesday, 29 May 2012 morning... what, maybe 18 replies to topics in 30 minutes? Wow!!!

    3. bfarber

      I have 4 cups of coffee every morning (and afternoon for that matter).. :x

  10. gxgEric » bfarber

    Is there any chance we can get a manual fix for the FURL issue with categories? http://gxg.bz/xvBgyd

  11. IPBSupport.de » bfarber

    You're working too hard and too long!!! ;-)

    1. bfarber

      No rest for the weary.

    2. IPBSupport.de

      :-D

  12. bfarber

    It's late, think I'm done for the day

    1. media

      me 2!

  13. IPBSupport.de » bfarber

    I wanted to tell you again that you are doing a really great job here at IPS and say THANK YOU for your work!

    1. bfarber

      Thanks. :)

  14. abdo mohamed » bfarber

    I'm happiest when When I see you online ^_^

  15. realmaverickuk » bfarber

    Sent you a PM, take a look at it ASAP :)

  16. bfarber

    Let us know what you think about 3.2. :)

    1. AndyF

      I shall :)

    2. Hennet

      say its awesome.

    3. Amy T

      I still wish the email for notifying me of this had the link directly to the status update instead of the settings. It would make it easier to find this. Plus the site is going slow.

    4. realmaverickuk

      Love it :)

    5. boboss78

      and what do you think about that http://community.invisionpower.com/topic/338913-notification-when-someone-add-your-name/page__pid__2117790#entry2117790

    6. DarkGizmo

      I think you guys really need to skin up the who's online area, it looks too bland as it is now and very un-finished/unprofessional. fix that and 3.2 will be awesome. :-D

    7. GoGators

      I liked it so much, I purchased it a few days ago. It really looks great and responds nicely. :D

    8. bfarber

      Thanks for the feedback everyone!

    9. Amy T

      you are welcome.

    10. Tripp_UK

      Apart from the bugs that's being fixed, fine. Just one major issue that's really bugging me. http://community.invisionpower.com/topic/342553-32-avatars/ <-- That

    11. JennB

      We love 3.2 BUT...really would like to see a global sidebar :) Do you have an ETA on when that feature will be released?

  17. DarkGizmo » bfarber

    Hey Brandon just noticed you're in management now! congrats! :)

  18. Michael » bfarber

    You're a bug-fixing fiend!

  19. Ryan11433 » bfarber

    Happy Birthday! You have a good time. :)

  20. xCurlyx » bfarber

    happy bday :)

  21. media » bfarber

    Happy b/day Brandon :)

  22. IBTheme » bfarber

    ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ Happy Birthday Brandon! ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

  23. bfarber

    If you have an IP.Downloads license and are interested in testing the pre-release, please see this topic for more information: http://community.invisionpower.com/topic/326821-ipdownloads-230-rc-1/

    1. Glumbo

      Link not working?

    2. .Peter

      I thought this was going to be Contributor thing.

    3. TheRevTastic

      I already asked that in a post, it was answered too.

    4. .Ian

      open to all now

    5. AndyF

      '[#10342] We could not determine which forum this topic is in.'

    6. .Ian

      Can see the post, but nothing on the qa page.

    7. AndyF

      My perms are different though ;) , although I should be able to see that topic. Hmmm.

    8. .Ian

      thought perms went out with Dalglish ;)

    9. AndyF

      lol

    10. bfarber

      The link will only work for those with an active license. If you can't see the file on the QA page, it means you don't have an IP.Downloads license. So, to summarize...If you have an ACTIVE IP.Downloads license, you may participate in QA testing the IP.Downloads release which is now available.

    11. .Ian

      Downloads - Purchased: 25 Aug 2010; Renewal: 24 Feb 2011 - mind you just realised I cannot open posts in the downloads support forum. Will log a ticket.

    12. bfarber

      Yes, if you can't access the downloads support forum, that is an indication the forums aren't seeing your license. Can always try logging out and back in, as well, since that's when your permissions get resynchronized.

  24. AndyF » bfarber

    He did tell me once, although I've forgot. Refers to Keith iirc.

  25. Joerg-K » bfarber

    Hello,
    i want say only thank you, for your work! I love to work wit the Databases! I hope you have a lot of success with your work in the future!