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General discussions / It's getting serious...
« on: 01-04-2013, 23:52:51 »
Hi all,

just a small status update for all those wondering why nothing is happening.

We are actually working hard to bring the database online as soon as possible.
Meanwhile we are creating the website around the database sticking to the designs published earlier.

We are looking forward to start a beta phase of the database in the coming weeks.

That's it for now,

Joey

PS: If you want a sneak peak preview of the website visit http://v1.worldofships.org/ but be warned this page is still work in progress  ;)

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Small Talk / Re: Drinking Tea at Sea
« on: 07-03-2013, 21:06:35 »
Thanks for the link, didn't know that such huge amounts of food are served on a single cruise.

What do you think about the new website we are going to build?

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Small Talk / Re: Drinking Tea at Sea
« on: 06-03-2013, 18:02:04 »
Hi and welcome to our forum, Tsujima  :)

That's an intersting fact indeed.

Joey

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General discussions / Re: Designing the website...
« on: 17-01-2013, 17:33:06 »
I have just refined the ship page.

How do you like the design?


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General discussions / Designing the website...
« on: 15-01-2013, 19:31:16 »
Hi all,

Today I have put together some first ideas about the design of the main site.

Please tell me what you think about them  ;)

Joey

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Help and Technical Support / Re: Re doing FAKTAOMFARTYG
« on: 14-01-2013, 14:34:15 »
Hi Tom,
Thanks for your support

As it looks for now, Micke from Fakta om fartyg won't be able to give us his photos because of copyright reasons. But I'll try to contact him on the written data which would be a good starting point for our database.
Once the database frame is finished everyone who wants will be able to contribute his knowledge. For this step, of course we will need some Moderators/Reviewers who check the data.
A Wiki could be a possible solution but I'm aiming for something more specialised. Therefore I'm already discussing the possible solutions with a company which does professional web design.

I'll post some more info on how I intend to do the database later.

But you can already help us now by letting the ship community know that this project exists. So if you have any friends or contacts who could be interested in this project please tell them about it.

Kind regards,

Joey

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General discussions / Re: My ideas
« on: 13-01-2013, 22:01:15 »
Thanks for your support PetranPireotis - we will need as many photos and videos as we can get.

But for the moment we need to inform as many people as possible that this forum exists. So if you have any contacts with people who could be interested in creating this database please let them know. Since this is a community project: The more people we are the better the database will be.  ;)

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General discussions / Re: My ideas
« on: 13-01-2013, 21:03:50 »
Sounds good so far.

Regarding the system: I have already got a server for the site which will do it for the moment. Later on we should maybe use multiple servers for the site to prevent what happened to fakta om fartyg last year when the whole site went down deu to server problems.

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General discussions / Your ideas...
« on: 13-01-2013, 19:27:52 »
Here you can post ideas and suggestions for the database project.

As we have not even started development there are no impossible whishes at the moment - just tell us everything that comes into your mind when you think about creating a ship database.


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Frequently asked questions / About this forum
« on: 13-01-2013, 16:23:09 »
Here are some frequently asked questions you should read before posting.

Q: What is the idea behind this forum?

A: This forum was created to be a place for ship enthusiasts to meet and discus the construction of a free ship database.

Q: Why is there no database at worldofships.org?

A: There is nothing at this site because we need your help and your ideas to create the database.

Q: How can I help/contribute?

A: As we are in a early phase of the project we need every kind of help we can get.
The first and most important thing at the moment is to let the shipping community know that this site exists. This is the only way we can create a huge database. Tell all your friends about this site!
Later an we'll need your knowledge to feed the database.

Q: What do I get from participating in this project

A: By participating you'll help building up a reliable database for all the internet users interested in ships. Such a database will speed up your researches  and will be a good place to stay up to date in the shipping world.

Have more questions?
Don't hesitate to ask them in here in the forum that's the reason it was created in the first place.  ;)

Joey

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Announcements / Welcome to the World of Ships Forum
« on: 13-01-2013, 16:02:33 »
Hi all,

Welcome to the World of ships Forum. Here we can meet to discuss the construction of a new ship database at worldofships.org.

As you, a ship enthusiast may know the most famous ship database on the internet - faktaomfartyg.se - has been shut down.
Here we want to build up a new community based ship database and therefore we need you to contribute with your knowledge and support.

This forum will be the place to talk about anything related to the website and shipping in general.

I hope you'll enjoy your time on this forum.

Joey

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