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August 2021

Hi everyone,

We're still working and progressing in the cleanup of our code. Our structure and reorganization (framework) is looking really good. As mentioned last month, we're very encouraged! We already feel a huge difference when we work in this new structure. It'll make things so much more simpler!

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CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS / MAINTENANCE

DESCRIPTION DATE STATUS
New feature | Testing phase / Coding phase 2 started in Mar 01 Aug HOLD
Website maintenance | Restructure code file system and code's foundational setup to clean up for consistency, efficiency, and making future developments more manageable [this is part of our site's code cleanup phase - see Update 2] started in Mar 01 Aug In progress
Framework setup (FS) | Establish a consistent and organized naming convention of our variables in our code, and replace our current variable names with the new naming convention. started in May 01 Aug In progress
Framework setup (FS) | Reorganize our code into proper sections; Make sure functions are all written as efficiently as possible and there are no redundancy or clarity issues left. started in May 01 Aug In progress
Editors' Dashboard | Create a few more practical functions to make updates of the home page easier to manage for the volunteer editors; Create a few more admin tools and their menu tabs; Brush up the final layout (10 Jun) 02 Jul HOLD
FI-1 | First stage of all files' conversions to the new framework's website cache (14 Jul), pagination, alerts, Supporter account features vs general features and suspended accounts managements & variable naming convention (FI → Framework Implementation) 07 Aug In progress
Community poll | Conclusion must be postponed while we convert our files to the new framework. 19 Aug HOLD

In progress / Monitoring: Currently working on it / Currently monitoring   ☐
Hold: Temporary break / To be done later   ☰
DONE: Work completed   ✔

RECENTLY COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION DATE STATUS
FS-1 | Create and organize sections for our code files; Edit the files to reflect the changes [3 sections completed, which gives us our framework's files setup that we'll be using as our initial model to convert the rest] started in May 03 Jun DONE
FS-2 | Finish restructuring and editing the current handling of exceptions for better coherence [clearest error logging possible is an indispensable programmer's tool] 05 Jun DONE
FS-4 : Editors' Dashboard | Remove unused code and menu tabs from this section; Make it more functional and user-friendly; Create additional practical website admin tools and their menu tabs; Display dashboard link on volunteer editors' account 07 Jun DONE
FS-3 | Remove and rewrite the current way the website's cache is being managed for better real-time synchronization of the actions and stats (ex. message read in the sent box or number of reads of a text, etc.), and for better consistency which will simplify its management (13 Jun) 04 Jul DONE
FS-5 | Structure and organize a more consistent and concise management of the website alert messages (19 Jun) 04 Jul DONE
FS-6 | Structure and organize a more consistent and concise management of the website pagination (19 Jun) 21 Jul DONE
FS-7 | Structure and organize a more consistent and concise management of the Supporter account features vs general features and suspended accounts (07 Jul) 21 Jul DONE

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