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Forum: General Authoring Discussion 09-03-14, 12:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By Vlad
I dislike the opt-out approach to these things....

I dislike the opt-out approach to these things. It create a lot of work for me to constantly go around on different sites and ask them to take down my things. I think a better approach is opt-in...
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes 08-18-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Vlad
Sorry Yafis. I'm Norwegian. But perhaps TOM_RUS...

Sorry Yafis. I'm Norwegian.

But perhaps TOM_RUS is Russian, not sure though. Names can be misleading. :P
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes 08-18-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Vlad
Not quite. If you read the thread it should say...

Not quite. If you read the thread it should say something about this appearing around The Burning Crusade. I doubt they used this for WC3 or any game before that.

Also this doesn't appear if you use...
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes 08-18-14, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Vlad
I upload a snippet of the parts I think you'll...

I upload a snippet of the parts I think you'll find interesting regarding this subject:
http://i.imgur.com/f8QiVxt.png

I hope making a image of the content isn't against any rules. :P
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes 08-16-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Vlad
It's a bit odd that the post with the link to...

It's a bit odd that the post with the link to ownedcore was deleted.

I mean the content linked was a real thread on this topic. It contains relevant and educational information and Java/C# code to...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-05-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Vlad
local function requires that you have it defined...

local function requires that you have it defined before you use it - and it might be a bit difficult if you call functions regardless of order of definition. The bonus when using an object is the...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-04-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Vlad
The GetSpellCount(49998) returns how many charges...

The GetSpellCount(49998) returns how many charges you have.

Note that it returns 0 at no charges, even if you can use the spell at that moment.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-01-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Vlad
*Edit* I updated my code above with the changes...

*Edit* I updated my code above with the changes below. You can copy paste it instead if you like. :)

Great feedback.

The hook updates quite often when I tested, but probably not if there are no...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-01-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Vlad
There were some issues at some lines. For...

There were some issues at some lines.

For instance the logic for what texture to use is a bit awkward as the texture it should use already is defined in the groupUnit variable. Meaning we only need...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 07-27-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Vlad
Yes silverwind, it...

Yes silverwind, it changed.

http://wowpedia.org/Patch_6.0.1/API_changes
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-27-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,533
Posted By Vlad
I believe it is a internal ID assignment to the...

I believe it is a internal ID assignment to the various realms. I guess datamining is one way to retrieve this list. Haven't found an easier method just yet.

*Edit* You can find, at least the public...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-26-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,533
Posted By Vlad
Your own ID is probably 1 always yes. But there...

Your own ID is probably 1 always yes. But there is an issue if BNet is not available, or disabled.

Good method but not perfect. :(
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-23-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Vlad
The inspect API will fire an event when the...

The inspect API will fire an event when the inspect data is available. This means you can call the API to start inspecting someone, wait for the reply event, call the next API to inspect someone...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-21-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Vlad
You must settle using 0..n indexing if you like...

You must settle using 0..n indexing if you like the order to be sorted when you iterate it - without sorting the keys in a separate table and such. Phanx already said what there is to be said on this...
Forum: News 07-18-14, 04:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,753
Posted By Vlad
Never gotten any beta invites, been a subscriber...

Never gotten any beta invites, been a subscriber since 2004. That's 10 years of past history and payments done to Blizzard. So yeah they don't care about your history, it's totally random who gets...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 05-21-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Vlad
I imagine the best thing to do is to read the...

I imagine the best thing to do is to read the current time and date and figure out when it's wednesday and when the time is past 8 or something, since the servers go down long before 8 and are back...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 05-17-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By Vlad
It's ok, Phanx. Just imagine how many don't know...

It's ok, Phanx. Just imagine how many don't know lua and love this addon! Regardless of the leaking globals! :D
Forum: Lua/XML Help 05-15-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Vlad
I know it looks like a great idea to override...

I know it looks like a great idea to override SelectGossipOption

But in the long run this could cause taint so bad that you break UI functionality, that's the worst case.

Instead you should use...
Forum: General WoW Chat 05-09-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,263
Posted By Vlad
"invite me to give a presentation on WoW addons...

"invite me to give a presentation on WoW addons and what the life of a addon developer is like"

Sounds general. A little of the programming side, but mostly your experiences, I think. :)
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 04-01-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By Vlad
If I am to work on it, it's gonna be recoded,...

If I am to work on it, it's gonna be recoded, like 80% of it.

Feel free to start before me, if you wish, but I might drop by with a recoded version at some point.

I like the idea myself, more...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 04-01-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By Vlad
It seems that spiel2001 took over in 2007, but...

It seems that spiel2001 took over in 2007, but sadly due to the "recent" situation with nUI I am unsure if he will keep updating it. In any case the last official update was back in 3.3 it seems....
Forum: Dev Tools 03-14-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,690
Posted By Vlad
Noe that the game DBC actually already has a lot...

Noe that the game DBC actually already has a lot of item data.

Depending on the type of crawling you need to do, often you might have enough data by reading what files Blizzard use for their...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-12-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Vlad
That being said, forget about overriding this...

That being said, forget about overriding this value as it would taint everything to hell. :D
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 03-08-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Vlad
This addon would use a while to scan the entire...

This addon would use a while to scan the entire raid, since it requires inspecting each and every single member of the group. Doable but no addon that I know of that does it.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-17-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Vlad
*Edit* I just edited my reply. Here is what I...

*Edit*

I just edited my reply.

Here is what I found out, with Astrolabe this is a really easy thing to do, here is sample code:
local icon = CreateFrame("Frame")
icon:SetSize(1, 1)

local astrolabe...
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