Pending Upgrades

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JonT
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Pending Upgrades

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There are a few upgrades that I need to get on top of and which I will probably attempt over the Christmas break.

The forum software is out of date, Tapatalk is also out of date, but the biggest change will be an upgrade to PHP which is the programming language that all of our forum and tools are written in. This could be smooth or could be a horror show and I have been putting it off for months now. At some point I am going to have to bite the bullet though.

I’m pretty confident the forum will be fine with the new version of PHP, but I am less convinced about the Meterboard and tools like the Nonathlon analyser. The Meterboard is the biggest concern because it is so complex, and I didn’t write it. I’ll keep folks posted here….on the assumption that someone reads the posts on this sleepy corner of the forums. #-o

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Fingers crossed for a smooth transition. It couldn't be in better hands than yours I'm sure.
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Re: Pending Upgrades

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plummy wrote: Tue Dec 21, 2021 3:00 pm Fingers crossed for a smooth transition. It couldn't be in better hands than yours I'm sure.
Don't be quite so sure Plummy :lol: :lol:

Anyway, I am taking the Board down now and will run the forum upgrade. [-o< [-o<

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Re: Pending Upgrades

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OK. The forum software upgrade is complete. Next is the upgrade of Tapatalk, which I know a small number of people (including me) use. I'll leave that for a few days to make sure the forum is working properly. Changing more than one thing at once is never a good plan.

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