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A Proposal - Points, Premium Content, and WebHooks

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A Proposal - Points, Premium Content, and WebHooks

Prologue As of writing, deviantART provides some APIs which third party developers can use in applications. This allows people to create applications such as Pickley (https://www.deviantart.com/pickley)'s Sta.sh Client - applications that allow you to interact with deviantART away from the website itself, and even when away from your computer. A minimal OAuth2 API is exposed, which allows users to authorise applications with their accounts, which, in turn, allows applications to perform certain actions with your account. The OAuth2 API could do with some changes, but is fine for the time being. Aside from OAuth2, deviantART provides an API for sta.sh, and some other basic

Introducing the Premium Content Platform

Introducing the Premium Content Platform

  DeviantART is proud to announce our Premium Content Platform   Providing the ability for content creators to become sellers and generate real earnings by making digital files  of their high-quality work available for download. Sellers are able to set their own prices while retaining 80% of all revenue earned, and buyers are able to quickly get the things they want with the satisfaction of supporting the artists they love.  What is Premium Content?     The Premium Content Platform was built to represent high-quality content — the premier pieces in an artist's repertoire of work. We encourage the sale of everything from comics or stor
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Hello there! I am a fan of all types of art, and I am also a lurking programmer. I came here in 2005, after discovering the community, which was very welcoming. These days I make applications which interact with dAmn chatrooms, and on occassion I make some art myself.

tl;dr - I'm a programmer, gamer and chill-out-eer.

Favourite Games
Burnout: Paradise, Super Mario Galaxy, Mario Kart Wii, Super Smash Bros Brawl, ModNation Racers, Ragdoll Kung Fu (dodgeball), MW2, TF2, Half Life 2 (plus episodes)
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Xbox 360, Wii, N64, PS3, PC
Tools of the Trade
Fingers, keyboard + mouse

DeviantArt Eclipse: First Impressions

DeviantArt Eclipse: First Impressions

Ok so this journal editor is weird.... No preview? Or is there no way to edit the markup? This feels like a step backwards. By all means get rid of custom CSS, even though that is one of the few premium features of this site. But if there is no way to use specific markup then that is a little odd. Being unable to preview is a little odd. The title being truncated in this view is pretty odd and, frankly, bemusing. Will the title be truncated when I publish? Assuming not for now. How can you guarantee the estimated reading time is accurate? Lets try adding an image: Some decent formatting options for images... now how do I format text? Using ctrl + b for bold seems to work fine, maybe similar for underline and italics? Apparently so. Text formatting options also turn up if you highlight some text, fun. There is a bit of a learning curve here, but I suppose it is less of a curve than learning HTML etc. A significant number of the pages for DA do not yet seem to be skinned for

Frogpond

Frogpond

Hello! Frogpond was recently offline for a while. This was a knock-on effect from DA chats being offline. DA chats are now back online, so I have been able to bring frogpond back online. Enjoy!
@spyed Why not try supporting dA? https://www.deviantart.com/spyed/status-update/3633567

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Xeir-ZithProfessional Writer

And suddenly frogpond is offline again, I cant even connect via the normal deviantart chat link throug the forums. Just thought you should know

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