Blog archive for March 2010

Posted by christian on Monday, March 1, 2010 · No comments
The last month went by quickly, in large parts due to its innate shortness. The number of visitors stays on a high level, 28-day February attracted 21,537 visits and served 56,233 pages to 132 different countries. From the development point of view, the last two month were heavily characterized by work on rostering functionality for Junior Worlds. A separate beta version is live for some days now, allowing for a glimpse at this soon-to-be-available new powerful...
Posted by christian on Thursday, March 4, 2010 · 8 comments
Why is Ultimate Frisbee not part of the Olympics? I'm sure you asked this question at least once, and even more sure that you have been already asked this several times. With the conclusion of the 2010's (winter) Olympics I'm also sure that this topic got once again some attention. By the way, this ultimate Ultimate question is on the top of WFDF's FAQ section, so is a quick explanation why not: Frisbee is not big...
Posted by christian on Friday, March 5, 2010 · No comments
Today, we got our 500th fan on FFindr's Facebook Page. FFindr has been on Facebook for a little more than a year now, and is very proud of reaching this milestone! 100 faces out of now 500 fans Thanks to everyone who joined the page! If you’re not one of its 500 fans yet: time to change that right now! By the way, FFindr is also tweeting every now and then... ...
Posted by christian on Thursday, March 11, 2010 · No comments
Barcelona-based team Patatas Bravas recently launched their easy-to-use Ultimate Frisbee play simulator. "We would like to share with everyone our tool for creating plays and drills on-line. The tool is humble and minimalistic - it allows you to position objects (offense players, defense players, discs and cones) frame by frame to create 2D animations. You can download your work and others can upload it to review. We can also publish it on our website if you...
Posted by christian on Thursday, March 18, 2010 · 4 comments
Today I want to thank the numerous persons who helped (and still help) translate FFindr into different languages: Christophe from Versailles, France (correcting the French version) Dave from Cork, Ireland (correcting the English version) Ewa from Warsaw, Poland (currently working on Polish translation) Jano from Paris, France (correcting the French version) José Antonio from Madrid, Spain (Spanish lead translator) Mariana from Maracaibo, Venezuela (initial translation of Spanish version) Romeo from Treviso, Italy (currently working on Italian translation) Sasha from Kiev, Ukraine (initial translation...
Posted by christian on Friday, March 26, 2010 · 2 comments
I am excited to announce the fourth major FFindr release! The work of many winter months went live this week. The new version now has 4 categories: tournament, teams, players and links. From now on teams and players have their proper page on FFindr, including a picture, a biography, a Twitter mash-up and comments. Furthermore, team pages can have player rosters. All nicely linked to give you an interesting overview and to dramatically reduce the time...
Posted by christian on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 · No comments
This month has been a very busy one with many new things on FFindr. Today I am happy to announce the immediate availability of FFindr in Swedish. Foggy from Stockholm translated everything in one week, a very remarkable effort. Thanks a lot for teaching FFindr its seventh language! You also might have noticed the term right below the FFindr logo (by default it states international). And if you are curious by nature, you even might have...