slashk on September 10th, 2010

User Tom asks: I am prepping for the 2011 racing season and want to look all the previous 2010 races to see the names, locations, distances, etc. But I only see the current and upcoming races, nothing historical.Can you provide a link to go “backward” to see the older races (ideally by year) ¬†and not [...]

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slashk on January 18th, 2010

A few (okay, more than a few) users have emailed me to ask a simple question: How do I edit events on ? It’s easy, just not very well documented: To edit YOUR EVENTS, make sure you are signed in and click the “pencil” icon next to the events name. The few notes: You [...]

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slashk on September 5th, 2009

Just as I completed the “export event” feature (see last blog entry), I realized that it was chock full of sucktitude: it was taking up to much space, it made the interface cluttered and didn’t provide any guidance on what the links did. So I redesigned the links into a dialog box with the help [...]

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slashk on August 15th, 2009

I just deployed version 678 (“MM 17″) of the website, which allow you to export specific events to your favorite calendar applications: We currently support Google Calendar, Yahoo! Calendar (basic not the new beta version) and Microsoft Outlook. In addition, we have always support Apple’s iCal (both single events and your entire calendar feed) as [...]

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slashk on August 10th, 2009

This afternoon, I deployed version #667 of the website (the number of the beast’s brother). Two things we added here: Finding events by race formats: you can now find events by the type of races that they offer. For example, you can find all the MTB cross country races at: Similarily, you can find [...]

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slashk on July 26th, 2009

I’ve been super lazy about blogging lately (too much work) but there is a lot of work going into the website. Since my last post, I’ve deployed about 80 changes to the site (bringing us to release 656 “Panic Switch” which I pushed up to the server today). Notable changes include: Added “clone” event option: [...]

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slashk on February 17th, 2009

Just wanted to drop a quick line to let you know about two changes on We added some new race formats into the database (it’s the drop down menu when you add an event). These include Duathlon (running and mtb) and Clinics (for teaching). Just drop us a line (on the new feedback page) [...]

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slashk on January 30th, 2009

Late last night, I deployed revision 497 (“Collapse”) to the website. It’s the second to last deployment before we launch next week. A shortened version of the changelog: Added website tour for new/unregistered users Added very primitive ability for users to enter results for their races Added hometown field to user profile. This will be [...]

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slashk on January 20th, 2009

After a week of furious coding and bug squashing, I think we are getting pretty close to have a official ONE DOT ZERO release. Last night, I deployed revision 405 to the site. This release centered on: Better instructions and usability for the adding events page. Added terms of use, privacy policy and other static [...]

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slashk on January 15th, 2009

Sorry for the lack of updates over the past three weeks, but I’ve been very busy coding. When I last blogged, I had deployed revision 217 (“blue hawaii”) to the site. Last night, I deployed revision 323 (“snakes on a plane”). And if you’ve been watching the website, it looks vastly different (hopefully better). Here [...]

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