Articles tagged “engineering”

Genres And Styles On Discogs

It’s in our nature to try and organize the creative output of humanity. Categorizing music is part of this habit. We are driven to make sense of the world’s recordings, in part, by grouping them with other recordings that sound alike. When describing music to others, it’s common to relate a recording to a genre […]

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New Features Make It Easy to Add To And Sell From Your Collection

The music we collect is a part of who we are. It’s a physical manifestation of the music we love and a way to keep tabs on the evolution of our listening habits. A few years back, Discogs released a feature that allows music collectors to catalog their personal collections. If you’re not using the […]

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Discogs iOS App – Buy From Sellers Around The World!

You can now buy from Discogs Sellers directly from the Official Discogs iOS App! We first released the official Discogs app as a tool for Collection and Wantlist management, but immediately heard from Discogs users that they wanted a full Marketplace integration. Well, we’ve been hard at work and we are excited to finally release the […]

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Discogs Engineering Updates, October 19th – November 1st, 2017

Website Features Speed optimizations to the artist, label, and master release pages, especially as regards the new Tracks feature. Increased spam filter coverage, reducing spam submissions overall Bug Fixes A few small bug fixes and performance improvements for the search autocompleter. Corrected a bug affecting prices in the inventory API endpoint (see this forum post). […]

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Discogs Engineering Updates, September 21st – October 18th, 2017

Website Features Started an experiment with adding items to carts in which the user is not redirected to the cart page immediately after adding something. The Discogs Tracks beta now has facet-filtering! If you’re in the beta go to the Tracks view and hit the faders button to check it out.  If you aren’t yet […]

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Discogs Engineering Updates, August 24th – September 6th, 2017

Website Features The Marketplace Order API endpoint now lists media and sleeve condition for items in every order. When creating a new account or changing an existing account’s password, all users will see a strength meter for the password being set. Bug Fixes Previously whenever two releases were merged, the merger received credit for uploaded […]

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Discogs Engineering Updates, August 10th – August 28th, 2017

Website Features Minor adjustments to the language in emails letting sellers know that an item they’re selling has been blocked from sale in the Marketplace. The profile GET operation in the Discogs API now includes the URL of the user’s selected banner image. Mobile Apps: Discogs iOS App Version 1.13 released Included were several stability […]

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Discogs Engineering Updates, July 27th – August 9th 2017

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Website Features Updated translations! Added shipping methods count to sellers settings page Mobile Apps: New Discogs App versions released to our Android and iOS Beta Testers. Email app@discogs.com if you would like to become a Discogs App Beta Tester on iOS or Android.

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Discogs Engineering Updates, July 13th – 26th

Website Features Began an initial beta rollout of our newest “Tracks” feature to a select group of users; will gather feedback and plan for the next phase of rolling out to more users (so stay tuned!) Added new BAOI options for release submissions Deprecated saving pagination and layout preferences in a cookie for logged out […]

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Discogs Engineering Updates, June 29th – July 12th 2017

Website Features Performance improvements to the entire site, with special focus on: Translations Pages displaying converted currency values, especially lists of Marketplace items On artist and label pages, we reduced the max results per page from 500 to 250. Bug Fixes When filtering results on the main search / Explore pages, decades with no items […]

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