Saturday, February 21, 2009

update 2009 #5

(1) new politicians
- in Czech republic: Vlastimil Tlustý
- in Denmark: Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Margrethe II
- in Norway: Jens Stoltenberg, Harald V
(2) new parties
- in Denmark: Socialdemokraterne, Venstre
- in Norway: Fremskrittspartiet, Det norske arbeiderparti, Høyre
(3) new events
- in Gergia: Should Georgia enter NATO?
- global: NATO

(1) new functionality
- creation of Icons was extended to offer a simpler version of off-line Icon, one which generates just a static portrait and the URL address, this is useful when users cannot directly manage HTML code on their websites and blogs
- news ticker was placed at the top of poll page to show the latest voting of users
(2) improvements
- some minor improvements on title and poll page

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Saturday, February 14, 2009

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update 2009 #4

(1) new politicians
- in Germany: Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Armin Grein, Gabriele Pauli
- in Switzerland: Bernhard Hess, Eva Lichtenberger, Ulrike Lunacek, Andreas Mölzer, Johannes Voggenhuber, Ewald Stadler
- in the Czech republic: Vlastimil Tlustý, Richard Sequens
- in Portugal: Aníbal Cavaco Silva, Carlos Coelho, Fernando Teixeira dos Santos, Francisco Louçã, Jerónimo de Sousa, João de Deus Pinheiro, José Sócrates, Luís Amado, Luís Queiró, Manuela Ferreira Leite, Mário Soares, Paulo Portas
(2) new parties
- in the Czech republic: Strana pro otevřenou společnost, Volba pro kraj (Královehradecký)
- in Portugal: Bloco de Esquerda, CDS-PP, Partido Comunista Português, PCTP/MRPP, PEV, PSD (Portugal), Partido Socialista (Portugal)

(1) new functionality
- Icons creation was extended to allow processing of standard portraits and if desired the negative portrait of a candidate
- site for European Union politicians was published
(2) improvements
- the site coded was adjusted to allow URL addresses hide PHP extension
- the filter in Icons was redesigned
- process of creation candidates and new polls was redesigned
- title page in box of Languages received national flags
- title page in box of Friendly sites received national flags
- Politicians in database can now be exposed in two countries separately (the option was required mainly by European countries where politicians may work both on national and EU level)

Thursday, February 5, 2009

update 2009 #3

(1) new candidates
- in Libya: Muamar al-Gaddafi
- in Germany: Freie Wähler
(2) new polls
- Political situation: Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, EU, France, Georgia, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Libya, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, UK, Venezuela

(1) new functionality
- index page in TOP10 and 24hot has got a button to erase user filter and put the selection into default view
- list of cooperating sites was published
(2) improvements
- TOP10 and 24hot remembers its filter setup
- some less important pages were excluded from Google robots.txt
- contact form was updated on 1politics
- extended registration form was rewritten