Site Upgrade and Features

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Click to view larger image  Hello, element14 community members! Today we are very excited to announce a new feature on the element14 Community site - Ask Avent!   What is Ask Avnet? Excellent question! Ask Avnet is new feature that allows you to "access the diverse engineering knowledge base across Avnet, Hackster.io and element14". It's a tool to help you find… (Show more)
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I just posted " SmartiPi NoIR Grid Eye Camera " in Raspberry Pi.   Now my post is gone. It is not even visible under my content.   What happened, has my post been deleted?   Trent ninjatrent
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This week we deployed our first site update of 2018. There are a number of fixes for issues our members have reported, as well as system improvements. Our next release is planned for the middle of February.   Improvements   New members will now automatically follow the Members space Featured Content Widget can now be sorted in different ways… (Show more)
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Hello everyone!   ... yes, I live! And before I continue, i want to preface that everything is (now) fine.   First and foremost, I want to apologize for being rather absent these past few weeks (month?). A medical emergency around Thanksgiving sent me to the hospital and I spent most of December on medical leave. It was rather unexpected, and I… (Show more)
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Click to view larger imageThe Christmas elves have been busy having a look at the settings we use for user-uploaded videos.   Low Bitrate Videos   We had an issue with low bitrate high resolution videos (typically exported Webex presentations with text on slides) being blurry and unreadable. We worked with the engineers at Brightcove (who's video platform we utilise… (Show more)
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This week we deployed our last site update of 2017.. this year has flown by!   Here are the highlights from the release   We've added a new consumer (i.e. non-business) purchase option for UK-based members. ForThings.io carry products aimed at a Maker audience. You'll see it appear as an option for a certain set of products. The… (Show more)
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Click to view larger imagePlatform Upgrade News   This is our last site update before we embark on a platform upgrade to Jive 9. However, early indications are that the upgrade from Jive 8 to Jive 9 will be nowhere near as complicated as our previous upgrades have been. In the past we've jumped from Jive 4.5 to 6, then from 6 to 8. Those were been big projects and took… (Show more)
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Click to view larger image  At midday UK time (12 GMT) today our network team activated a feature called HTTP/2 (or h2 for short) for our Community website. You might notice pages loading slightly faster than they did before. There shouldn't be any other differences. Hit us up in the comments if you spot anything odd happening.   Technical overview   HTTP/2 is major… (Show more)