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development priorities

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Looking at the feedback and all of the changes I want to make to xbldb I came up with the following prioritized task list: Estimated prices in £. Price tracking for Windows Phone Xbox Games Report Missing Offer Price History Method to Identify Trial Offers Price Changes Newsletter Improve Twitter Auto Posts Subscribe to Specific Offer […]

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offer pages refresh

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I recently updated the offer details pages.  The different sections are now clearly labeled, Price History, Price History Chart, and Offer History. The Price History Chart is back and now adjust to the width of the page, at the smaller sizes it does get cramped.  Would it be best to disable it on small screens? The tables […]

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Need to contact the xbldb staff? Here is how!

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xbldb offers multiple ways to facilitate communication between users and with staff!  These methods include sending an email, providing feedback with a specialized feedback form, leaving  a comment in posts, discussion forums and tweeting. Send an Email If email is your preferred contact method you can send us a message using our contact us web […]

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pardon the dust

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It looks like I didn’t catch all of the one cent drops that occurred from the transition to currency.  I will be deleting any of these drops as the site finds them. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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transition to currency

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Microsoft has transitioned the Xbox Marketplace and all store fronts that use Microsoft Points to use local currency.  Over the past few weeks xbldb has been slowly migrating to real currency.  The migration has been slow to lessen the impact on the site. I am glad to announce that the transition to real currency is […]

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massive update to price change pages

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I have just updated the price change pages with new redesigned search code and filter systems.  The pages should display noticeably faster thank before and the filter will now indicate when to expect a performance slowdown. I have tested the code but there may be bugs.  Please report any strange behavior or functionality that may […]

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How-To Articles Planned

Based on traffic patterns and site usage it is apparent not all features on xbldb.com are being used.  We believe this is because some of the sites features are not fully understood or users just don’t know that certain features are available. To help with this xbldb.com will be getting a series of How-To articles. Some upcoming How-To […]

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general site status

A Kingdom for Keflings - If I Had a Hammer

As many of you have noticed xbldb.com has been undergoing changes on a daily basis.  These changes have all been to update the site and gain parity for all the changes on xbox.com. Some of the changes that have been completed include: Disabling BuddyPress, the site’s “social” features to improve performance. Move the forums to […]