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gWoWEvents - World of Warcraft Event Signup
Mod Version: 1.0.10, by Gryphon (Coder) Gryphon is offline
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vB Version: 3.8.2 Rating: (11 votes - 4.45 average) Installs: 137
Released: 15 Feb 2008 Last Update: 01 Feb 2010 Downloads: 954
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Auto-Template Additional Files External Content  

What is it?

gWoWEvents is a modification for vBulletin which allows you to add World of Warcraft event sign ups to your forum calendar.

If you use this mod, please Mark as Installed, and if you really enjoy this mod, please Nominate for MOTM, and if you really really enjoy this mod, feel free to Support Developer! Thank you!

Support

I use my released mods daily, if I find an issue with them or add features for myself I will release updates. If there are significant bugs or simple feature requests I will do my best to release fixes. Some of my mods rely on fetching data from 3rd party websites, due to the unreliable results, my mods will require users to troubleshoot for themselves if they find the addon is not working for them specifically. I am offering my personal mods that work ok for me for you to use, I am sorry I do not have time to troubleshoot many user specific issues. Thank you for your understanding.

Features

  • Allows your users to enter multiple servers and characters
  • Links to either US or EU WoW Armorys.
  • Links icons to wiki.
  • Choose calendar to use
  • Limit use by usergroup
  • Multiple server support
  • Shows extended character data, skills, talents.
  • Some features translated for French and German
  • Character data is fetched by cron so calendar doesn't suffer slowdown
  • Templated so you can direct links somewhere other than the Armory if you wish.
  • Unified profilefield compatible with gWoWRoster and gWoWChar

Installation

  1. Download the latest version and upload all files.
  2. Install the product.
  3. Create a Multiple-Line Text Box User Profile Field.
    • /admincp/?loc=profilefield.php%3Fdo%3Dadd
    • Multiple-Line Text Box
    • Continue
    • Title: World of Warcraft Characters
    • Description:
      Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
      Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.

    • Default Value: Leave Blank
    • Max length of allowed user input: 1000
    • Field Length: 50
    • Text Area Height: 6
    • Field Editable by User: Yes
    • Other options are optional.
    • Save
    • Look and see what the field name is for World of Warcraft Characters, example field25.
  4. Fill in the gWoWEvents configuration options.
  5. That is all, instruct people to fill in their profile.

Changes


v1.0.10a - upload class_gwowarmory.php
  • Quick fix for Armory import.

v1.0.10 - upload cron.gwowevents.charinfo.php, class_gwowarmory.php, import product with overwrite
  • Quick fix for 3.1 armory changes.
  • Secondary skills disabled for now.

v1.0.9 - upload cron.gwowevents.charinfo.php, upload images, import product with overwrite
  • Death knight images, thanks SlompOchomp
  • Fix special characters in player names

v1.0.8 - import product with overwrite enabled
  • Fix spelling error
  • Fix for signup allowance periods

v1.0.7 - Upload functions_gwowevents.php, images, import product with overwrite enabled
  • Updated for WotLK

v1.0.5 - Import product with overwrite enabled.
  • Used phrases for more text
  • Added option to show who has viewed the event details.

v1.0.4 - Upload all files import product.
  • Added a 4th, "Yes Late", signup option
  • Comment minimum setting for Late and Maybe options

v1.0.3 - Import product.
  • Update for 3.7.0 Gold, thank you Kinneas

v1.0.2 - Upload all files import product.
  • Initial Release

Copyright

gWoWEvents, Copyright Ryan Snook (www.gryphonllc.com)
Please do not redistribute this script without my consent. While updates may not be made to this product regularly, I still maintain it. If you have fixes, improvements or other additions to make to this mod, please contact me at rsnook@gmail.com for collaboration. I appreciate your consideration.

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  #16  
Old 17 Feb 2008, 02:16
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Wayne Luke Wayne Luke is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Real name: Wayne
If I could make a suggestion...

In the next version of this event calendar and the Guild Roster, consolidate the image directories so that we don't have multiple copies off all the icons uploaded to different folders. That makes it difficult if you change the images for any reason. Especially if you have multiple styles on the system.

Also it would be nice if you could specify the type of event such as: Raid, Meeting, Roleplay, PvP, etc... Maybe have an option box where the admin can list the different types they want to allow.
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Old 17 Feb 2008, 11:05
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Seconded WL's suggestions. The option to leave off the character stats for an RP event would make farcaster's original mod redundant.


Also, I have a collection of Blizzard's instance icons for both Outland and Azeroth, I would be happy to upload them if you could find a use for them.
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Old 17 Feb 2008, 12:22
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Originally Posted by Caerydd View Post


Also, I have a collection of Blizzard's instance icons for both Outland and Azeroth, I would be happy to upload them if you could find a use for them.
I would be intrested in these for a DKP mod for vB that I'm working on currently.
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Old 17 Feb 2008, 18:30
Dsru123 Dsru123 is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Well, installed the WoW Characters and Rooster and all working well. I can seem to get the Event mod working. it only shows the style of the default calendar. I added a event and cant seem to reproduce the screenshot format you have here. I created a new RAID CALENDAr, its ID is 2, added to the options *I beleive everything set correctly) but still get the default format and no place to JOIN the event. I am missing something very obvious, but sure as heck cant tell what.

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Old 17 Feb 2008, 19:30
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Real name: Wayne
When creating the event, make sure to check "Allow Users to Signup" in the Additional Options field.
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Old 17 Feb 2008, 19:47
Dsru123 Dsru123 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Wayne Luke View Post
When creating the event, make sure to check "Allow Users to Signup" in the Additional Options field.
DOH!
I feel so cheap and used!

Thank you, works great.
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Old 17 Feb 2008, 20:01
Dsru123 Dsru123 is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Well, no I see the Event Attendabce option, but underneath it says
"Add characters to your profile to singup for this event. "

I have and the WoW Character and WoW rooster all see me, but not here?
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  #23  
Old 17 Feb 2008, 23:03
Foghorn Deadhor Foghorn Deadhor is offline
 
Join Date: May 2007
Is the event server and the server your chars are on the same?
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Old 17 Feb 2008, 23:55
Dsru123 Dsru123 is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Originally Posted by Foghorn Deadhor View Post
Is the event server and the server your chars are on the same?

wow, twice I am a fool............ good catch!
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Old 18 Feb 2008, 18:27
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Real name: Ryan Snook
A little swamped at work this week, my usual place I slack off and code, I am reading the thread and making notes.
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Old 20 Feb 2008, 08:51
Collyn Collyn is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Ok there is an issue I am running across on my boards. It seems to be a display issue only, if you have multiple events on the same day it spans the sign up across all the events on that day. if however you look at the events individually the sign ups are correct. This only happens if you look at the view for the entire day.
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Old 21 Feb 2008, 14:33
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Been working with this for a while and it suffers from one of the major failings of the previous version by Elricstorm. It doesn't cache the character data so that it can be reused across all events. All the information about race, gender, class, stats, professions and such does not belong in this table. It should be in the gwowroster_charinfo table or a gwowcharinfo table.

Then you can use a charid field to join that table with the event table. This means that every single page load of the different events can pull the information from the local database if it exists and not have to try and access the armory. Normalizing the database like this would lessen the impact on the armory and the local site while providing faster screen draws and access to the information.

I know you meant for the two addons to be completely separate but that doesn't mean data and resource management can't be smart. Aside from this one issue, it is a good upgrade to the other one. It gives me a better base to do what I want. I am currently rewriting the tables, character caching cron and retrieval plugins to manage data easier. I am also going code to handle non-guild members signing up for events and to have their information cached via cron as well. Once done, I can send you all the changes if you would like.
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Old 21 Feb 2008, 14:51
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Originally Posted by Wayne Luke View Post
Been working with this for a while and it suffers from one of the major failings of the previous version by Elricstorm. It doesn't cache the character data so that it can be reused across all events. All the information about race, gender, class, stats, professions and such does not belong in this table. It should be in the gwowroster_charinfo table or a gwowcharinfo table.

Then you can use a charid field to join that table with the event table. This means that every single page load of the different events can pull the information from the local database if it exists and not have to try and access the armory. Normalizing the database like this would lessen the impact on the armory and the local site while providing faster screen draws and access to the information.

I know you meant for the two addons to be completely separate but that doesn't mean data and resource management can't be smart. Aside from this one issue, it is a good upgrade to the other one. It gives me a better base to do what I want. I am currently rewriting the tables, character caching cron and retrieval plugins to manage data easier. I am also going code to handle non-guild members signing up for events and to have their information cached via cron as well. Once done, I can send you all the changes if you would like.

When my brain recovers from the shift to 3rd shift working, i planned on making some type of API to access and cache character data for my mod, http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=169389
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Old 21 Feb 2008, 15:34
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Thanks Wayne, I understand what you are saying. I wouldn't mind taking a look. I have a half cocked plan for why it is done this way as I wanted historical data per event so that 6 months after a deadmines event doesn't show level 70 attendees. I wanted to display the stats they were at the time of the event for a later addition to this mod. I realize now this can be done a little differently.
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Old 21 Feb 2008, 16:50
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Well my goal is a little more involved. I am going to use this as a base to recreate most functionality of WoWRoster (not to be confused with your addon of a similar name). My guild wants stuff similar to that including the signature generator. However I want it cached locally so I can update from the Armory in off-peak periods.
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