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Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I announce that I cease all development and activity in the programming universe indefinitely. My career has reached the turning point I was not expecting for at least another year, leaving me highly off guard and without laid-out plans for this hobby's continuity. I have begun a 5-year residency program in Neurosurgery which is clearly not compatible, time-wise, with programming.

I gave in all my passion for developing, and you gave me back your loyalty and trust, even when I did not deserve that much. Now it is the time for payback. I release all my present and past work as Open Source software, in the hope some talented developer will continue maintaining and expanding my vision of a modern, sleek forum software. The intrinsic flexibility of MyBB is the true hidden gem of an otherwise outdated codebase; I do hope the project can continue and be updated complying to the latest coding standards.

I hereby thank Euan, kawaii, andrewjs18, Ben, Matt, Omar G., effone, Eric J., Devilshakerz, Wildcard, JordanMussi and all the other team members I have had the opportunity to work with when I was a MyBB team member. I thank Tomm M, my mentor, who inspired me to pick up coding with his piece-of-art plugins. And finally, I thank all of you MyBBoost subscribers who have helped me getting through my toughest university years economically.

Yours sincerely, Filippo

Flyover suggestion

23 Jan 2017
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Here is a few suggestions for the steam portion of Flyover:

-Set website as steam profile url
-Set profile picture as steam profile picture (has option but I think it's broken)(if a user changes steam profile picture and then logs onto the forum the forum should update as well)
-Set username to steam name on every login (if a user changes steam name and then logs onto the forum the forum should update as well)
-Add a setting that checks to see if the user owns a game (Making a game a requirement to sign up)

Just a few settings/modifications I think will benefit me and everyone else.
Shade 23 Jan 2017 Edited
You're not the first one suggesting something specific to a provider. I will consider adding those features as extra modules as well, enhancing the possibility to extend the plugin.

Username and profile picture should already be synced upon every login, thanks to the syncing feature. As long as you have enabled avatar syncing from Steam's settings panel in Flyover, and the user has enabled it too, the avatar will be automatically imported upon every log in. Same goes for the username, but you must specify the custom profile field in which the username will be synced into. Read Flyover development, around post number 8.

Please note that every provider has its own caching rules for API calls. An API call is a request made to their developers servers, which is exactly what Flyover does when authenticating the user. If you update your avatar on Steam, the API calls made from Flyover are not granted to be up to date. You may need to wait a couple of minutes before a fresh API call is performed, thus the avatar (and other data as well) might look the same as before for a brief amount of time.

Steam profile URL and other data points (including games, if the Steam API allows us to get them) will be made available for syncing in the next update. These features will be developed not specifically for Steam but for the whole range of modules currently available.

Thank you for contributing @Stay Frosty!
Stay Frosty 23 Jan 2017 Edited
I have the syncing enabled and it doesn't seem to sync the profile pictures. Any troubleshooting I can do? btw, I think the redirects are broken you your website, when you make a post/login/etc. the screen that shows this [Image: cwdhMKq.png] doesn't redirect.
Shade 23 Jan 2017
I will debug the issue as soon as I am back from my finals (in a week). The redirection issue is known and it will be fixed in the next update for ThunderBoard beta 6 :)