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Hello Rainers,Tonight, ActiveRain will be moving away from the activerain.trulia.com subdomain to live independently on activerain.com.  This is part of last week's announcement that Ben Kinney has entered an agreement to purchase ActiveRain that will be completed on June 30, 2015.The site will s...
06/22/2015
Hi Rainers,Our latest round of updates, fixes, and new features was released on Monday, June 8th.  This release did not require any downtime on the site and was finished around 1PM Pacific.Our primary areas of focus were: Building out the Notifications and My Home functionality for your mobile ph...
06/08/2015
Hey there, Rainers!On May 11th between 12:30pm and 1:30pm Pacific time, we released our latest round of work for the community.  This was a "rolling release", which means we weren't required to schedule any downtime for the site. Our 2015_Sprint5 release addressed several issues reported by the c...
05/11/2015
We successfully rolled out our 2015_Sprint4 release at approximately 12:00am Pacific Time on Tuesday, April 7th. The site was down for approximately 3 hours while we made all of the changes to the system.  Here are the detailed notes on the enhancements and bugs that were addressed in this releas...
04/06/2015
A few fixes and enhancements are coming your way.  In order for this to be done, we will have to take ActiveRain down for approximately 3-4 hours beginning at 9pm PST/12am EST tonight, April 6th. Please be sure to get all your blogging and commenting done beforehand to ensure you don't miss out o...
04/05/2015
Here is another quick preview into the technology we are working on behind the scenes to keep the community growing. Over the past six months, one of our big focus areas has been on the Question & Answer section of our site.  The results have been pretty amazing to watch with about 40 new questio...
04/01/2015
We get a lot of questions about what we're working on behind-the-scenes at ActiveRain., so it's fun to send out an occasional sneak preview.  Here is a little sneak preview for all of you who like to know what we're working on back in the lab at ActiveRain! One of the big areas that we've focused...
03/26/2015
Hi Rainers, We are pleased to announce the latest round of bug fixes and enhancements on the site that were released on March 9th, 2015.  The release required two hours and fifteen minutes of (planned) downtime for the site. In this post, you will find a detailed list of the tickets that were add...
03/09/2015
Tonight ActiveRain will be unavailable from 8:30-10:30pm PST.  New updates are coming and while we'll have a detailed list available tomorrow, here's a sneak peek:   Notifications A new flag is coming!  You'll easily be able to stay up-to-date with activity other members of the community have mad...
03/08/2015
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In an attempt to make the homepage the best it can be, we continue to tweak the algorithm of what gets displayed.  Last night we implemented a new requirement; minimum word count.  In order to be eligible for a popular or high traffic blog, you post must have x amount of words.  If not, it doesn'...
02/24/2015
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