Site News: 68k

2010

Apr 23 James Kanjo redesigned the Become a Member page so that it is easier for people to become members of the TI-Basic Developer community
Mar 11 The archives have been upgraded to make uploading process much easier.

2009

Dec 17 Congrats to AJLitzau13 for winning Challenge 9!
Sep 28 Archives have been redesigned.
Aug 27 James Kanjo made the site's CSS theme dynamic. You can manipulate the Site Theme or the Forum Theme without Administrator privileges and with instantaneous results.
Aug 09 The entire TI-Basic Developer has 1664 total pages today.
Aug 08 Milestone: 100 command pages have been written (Goal: to finish them all by November)
Aug 01 DarkerLine finished taking screenshots for all 366 command pages, present and future!
Jul 27 The TI-Basic Developer goes Pro on Wikidot!
Jul 25 burr, the founder of this site, transfers Master Administrator status to DarkerLine.
Jul 24 To bring the excitement of wiki editing to all visitors, a progress bar was added to the home page.
Jun 22 Congratulations to seb83 for winning challenge 8 with his Bomber game!
Jun 14 Program Challenge 8 ends soon, June 20th! Enter your programs in quick!
Jun 05 graphmastur does not match any existing user name created the projects page. Check it out!
May 28 Congratulations to graphmastur, who has been promoted to being a Moderator! Well done!
May 22 Program challenge 8 postponed to June 20th! Don't forget!
Apr 06 An incomplete pages section and wanted pages section have been added to the to do list. If you feel the need to contribute and don't know how, don't forget this page!
Apr 03 James Kanjo created an all new system on recognition and awards for members of the TI|BD community. (see post here)
Apr 01 TI-Basic Developer has reached one million (that's 1000000) pageloads!
Mar 18 With the creation of the new members module, the current system has been replaced.
Mar 14 Timothy Foster centers the CHAR box in the forums.
Mar 04 James Kanjo uploaded the first Portable Guide in PDF form (4.05mb). It is not a spectacular refined and polished version, and has many flaws. But at least we can see how the site renders when expanded to 150% on A4 sized paper. We will need to make some changes to some pages for better printability. Hooray! A milestone has been reached!
Feb 22 A new include has been created to replace the [[code]]..[[/code]]. It can be used in places where mark ups can be confusing, such as the T transpose command. Just type [[include inc:pgrm-code lcode=code]].
Feb 13 Chat removed. Some people were only using it to spam, and some to trick others who were asking questions into erasing their calculator's memory. Not the kind of behavior I was hoping to ever run into. –Weregoose
Feb 08 James Kanjo manipulated the side and top bar navigators of the site, after seeing the results of the two-month trial (see discussion here). These new changes are part of a secondary trial to see how people like them.
Feb 04 Don't forget about challenge 7! The challenge will end when there are three participants.
Jan 08 The TI-Nspire page is now finally complete containing documentation of the Nspire's programming capabilities and basic techniques.
Jan 02 Congratulations Zaphod Beeblebrox for winning Challenge 6.
Jan 01 Welcome 2009! Hopefully this year will be even more prolific for the TI-Basic Developer than the last.

2008

Dec 15 noahbaby94 creates a chat room.
Dec 06 An announcements box is created.
Nov 30 Timothy Foster has been promoted to Moderator status.
Nov 28 The home page has been revamped and the top and side bars have been switched to provide a fresh look to the site.
Nov 25 We receive news that the TI-Basic Developer, after two years of hard work and effort by its members, has become a popular site within the Wikidot community, the site that hosts this wiki and many others. This represents a major turning point for TI-BD.
Nov 11 James Kanjo upgraded the date structure of the news and members sections of the site. Now the date format can easily be modified via the date include page!
Nov 07 A new convention has been added to the Code of Conduct pertaining to the rating of programs.
Oct 04 James Kanjo finished upgrading the News, Did You Know…, Featured Article and Featured Command frameworks on the site. Now it is so much easier to add to these sections of the site, and is filled automatically. It also enables to display randomly selected DYKs, FAs and FCs.
Sep 27 Timothy Foster created the page TI-Nspire Programming.
Sep 15 James Kanjo upgraded the framework of the archives. Now it is even easier to add, update, rate and moderate programs!
Sep 04 burr, the founder of the site, has finished contributing to the site, and moved on to other projects. (see his goodbye here)
Sep 04 James Kanjo tagged the 25 remaining untagged redirect pages with the "redirect" tag
Sep 01 TI-Basic Developer has now existed for approximately two years. Thanks to all that made it a great year, and may the next year be even more successful and exciting.
Jul 03 burr and James Kanjo set up the framework for the new TI-Basic Developer archives
Jul 01 Mapar007 created the page Binary and Hexadecimal number system
Jun 11 James Kanjo created a "New Members" section on the 83 and 68k home pages
May 18 The development of the TI-Basic Developer site logo is complete, and has now replaced the previous site header.
May 15 James Kanjo has set up a new framework for infoboxes for the 68k portal of the site.
May 04 krazyness initiated the development of the TI-Basic Developer site logo, to replace the current header.
Apr 02 DarkerLine and James Kanjo worked together to upgrade the implemented "include template" sections of the site. Result: Site automatically retrieves the required parts of the "Did You Know" and "Featured Article" sections for the 83 68k home pages.
Apr 02 James Kanjo made the 83 & 68k pages automatically retrieve the first 5 news items from the old news section.
Mar 30 burr started the downloads page, and added all of the 68k tutorials that he found on the Internet.
Mar 16 Weregoose created two pages on the calculator's internal fonts. DarkerLine has already found these images useful on other pages.
Mar 13 DarkerLine added include pages which makes adding a new command page much easier. Go for it!
Feb 09 burr created a portal page, which acts as a bridge between the TI-83 and 68k sections of the site, and is now the new homepage for the site.
Feb 08 DarkerLine started a tokenization page, detailing what tokenization is and how it impacts program size and optimization.
Feb 02 DarkerLine put together a calculators page, which provides a brief, but detailed look at the different calculators and their specifications.
Feb 01 DarkerLine started the key codes page, as well as the character codes page.
Jan 31 burr created 68k versions of all of the relevant system pages, which will hopefully minimize any ambiguity or uncertainty about where you are on the site.
Jan 31 DarkerLine added an errors page that lists all of the possible error messages that can occur, including the error numbers and their descriptions.
Jan 29 DarkerLine begins work on the 68k section of the site, creating the homepage, top navigation, command stub and the command index.

2007

Oct 14 burr created a downloads page with over 100 zip files to download.
Sep 01 TI-Basic Developer has now existed for approximately a year. May the next year be even more successful and exciting!
Jul 26 burr put together a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) list of common TI-Basic related questions that people ask.
Jul 24 burr made a Sitemap that has a hierarchical breakdown of the site for easy viewing.
Jul 01 burr started a Code of Conduct page, which lays down some general conduct rules to follow when contributing to the wiki.
Apr 21 burr started the Old News page, which is the archive place for all the old news and is kept for posterity sake.
Apr 15 burr added a Wiki Conventions page that lays down some general guidelines about how to format page content. There's a similar Command Stub page for command pages.
Mar 30 The Wiki Tour was started, providing a general overview of the wiki and giving beginners some direction about using the wiki.
Mar 26 alexrudd began experimenting with internal page anchors, and has decided that we should try to integrate them into more pages.
Mar 23 burr updated the Contribute page with some guidelines to help beginners better use the wiki.
Feb 21 DarkerLine decided we should give each command its own individual page, so that all the relevant information about that command can be put on one page. Be sure to check out the Command Stub to see how the information is organized.

2006

Nov 08 alexrudd and DarkerLine are promoted to admins, so they are now able to do all of the admin-related things for the wiki.
Oct 07 Talks of merging the wiki with the Function Library forum occur, but they ultimately fall through because it is decided that the wiki already covers much of the same content and the forum quality isn't very good.
Sep 06 The wiki is moved from Wikispaces to Wikidot for hosting because the look of the pages and editor is better, and it offers a lot more space for the wiki to grow and mature.
Sep 01 TI-Basic Developer wiki is started by burr using the content from his TI-Basic Developer guide as the foundation for the wiki.
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