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Last post Author Topic: Programming Contest from DonationCoder.com and Veign.com - Deadline July 1st  (Read 65889 times)

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Nice work Eoin.

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Eóin,
You did such a great job with this.

One issue that i'm slightly concerned about with regard to backups.

If one makes a backup, and then later installs a program that creates a new service entry, and then experiments with the new service installed, disabling, etc.  Then one day they say ok i've messed everything up and they restores the backup, the new service will not be restored to it's initial state, am i right?

I wonder if the better solution would be something like this:
Whenever a new service is detected that the program has never seen before, it saves its initial state to a special file.
Now you can do two things:
1) You can highlight any service in the current display whose setting currently DIFFERS from its initial state when first discovered (i.e. show users visually which services they have modified).
2) Let users see on request what the initial state of the service was for reference information.
3) Have a function called "restore all services to their initial states" or something like that, which is the true backup restoration procedure for emergencies.
4) You might also just have a per-item right click saying "Restore this service to it's original state (automatic startup)" which would be a nice thing and would take care of item #2 as well.

Just an idea.

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Congratulations to those who entered.  The contest is now officially closed.

We will announce where the prize goes in the next couple of days.

I also want to express my appreciation to you.  Your participation makes the site a funner place for all of us.  I hope you guys enjoyed taking part.

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What a great collection of new software has been submitted!

Every one looks like a winner to me  :)


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Sorry for the delay, we hope to announce results and post info before monday.

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Good luck to all!

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These are seriously nice applications you guys have created.  Great, great job.

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Re: Programming Contest from DonationCoder.com and Veign.com - Deadline July 1st
« Reply #57 on: September 29, 2011, 08:22:45 AM »
The servicesprofiles.zip download link does not work

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The servicesprofiles.zip download link does not work

This is an externally hosted project.  Please Send the Developer a Private Message if you wish to download it.



**edit**

Didn't realist how old this post was, - There is a good chance that the software in question is no longer in development.





Side Note:

Who won this???

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(nevermind)  :-[

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