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Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-21-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Vlad
You must settle using 0..n indexing if you like...

You must settle using 0..n indexing if you like the order to be sorted when you iterate it - without sorting the keys in a separate table and such. Phanx already said what there is to be said on this...
Forum: News 07-18-14, 04:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,420
Posted By Vlad
Never gotten any beta invites, been a subscriber...

Never gotten any beta invites, been a subscriber since 2004. That's 10 years of past history and payments done to Blizzard. So yeah they don't care about your history, it's totally random who gets...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 05-21-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Vlad
I imagine the best thing to do is to read the...

I imagine the best thing to do is to read the current time and date and figure out when it's wednesday and when the time is past 8 or something, since the servers go down long before 8 and are back...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 05-17-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By Vlad
It's ok, Phanx. Just imagine how many don't know...

It's ok, Phanx. Just imagine how many don't know lua and love this addon! Regardless of the leaking globals! :D
Forum: Lua/XML Help 05-15-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Vlad
I know it looks like a great idea to override...

I know it looks like a great idea to override SelectGossipOption

But in the long run this could cause taint so bad that you break UI functionality, that's the worst case.

Instead you should use...
Forum: General WoW Chat 05-09-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By Vlad
"invite me to give a presentation on WoW addons...

"invite me to give a presentation on WoW addons and what the life of a addon developer is like"

Sounds general. A little of the programming side, but mostly your experiences, I think. :)
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 04-01-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Vlad
If I am to work on it, it's gonna be recoded,...

If I am to work on it, it's gonna be recoded, like 80% of it.

Feel free to start before me, if you wish, but I might drop by with a recoded version at some point.

I like the idea myself, more...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 04-01-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Vlad
It seems that spiel2001 took over in 2007, but...

It seems that spiel2001 took over in 2007, but sadly due to the "recent" situation with nUI I am unsure if he will keep updating it. In any case the last official update was back in 3.3 it seems....
Forum: Dev Tools 03-14-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,167
Posted By Vlad
Noe that the game DBC actually already has a lot...

Noe that the game DBC actually already has a lot of item data.

Depending on the type of crawling you need to do, often you might have enough data by reading what files Blizzard use for their...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-12-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Vlad
That being said, forget about overriding this...

That being said, forget about overriding this value as it would taint everything to hell. :D
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 03-08-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Vlad
This addon would use a while to scan the entire...

This addon would use a while to scan the entire raid, since it requires inspecting each and every single member of the group. Doable but no addon that I know of that does it.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-17-14, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Vlad
*Edit* I just edited my reply. Here is what I...

*Edit*

I just edited my reply.

Here is what I found out, with Astrolabe this is a really easy thing to do, here is sample code:
local icon = CreateFrame("Frame")
icon:SetSize(1, 1)

local astrolabe...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-17-14, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Vlad
Math is the answer. You got your x and y...

Math is the answer.

You got your x and y coordinates from GetPlayerMapPosition("player")
You got the wanted x and y position you wish to ping.
Some math should help solve the issue! :D

The...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-05-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By Vlad
Unit names only work for grouped people, i.e....

Unit names only work for grouped people, i.e. players and their pets. Otherwise this can be abused to check for any unit and see if it exists in the world around you - Blizzard doesn't want that....
Forum: General WoW Chat 02-03-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,521
Posted By Vlad
Poor OP. :( Anyway, where is World of Warcraft...

Poor OP. :(

Anyway, where is World of Warcraft installed?

Is it in "C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft"? If not, please update us where your game is installed. :)
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-28-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By Vlad
Blizzard define your realmList to a domain where...

Blizzard define your realmList to a domain where your login server is located.

Luckily they prefix it, but they CAN use an IP directly breaking the code. It might also be different for Chinese...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 01-24-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Vlad
To be honest I couldn't quite tell the purpose at...

To be honest I couldn't quite tell the purpose at first, so I hastily posted what my first gut feeling told me was the right response - sorry if I made you feel bad in any way! :)
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-24-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Vlad
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_domain_name_n...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_domain_name_notation
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 01-24-14, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Vlad
I'm sorry but this makes me cringe. :( After I...

I'm sorry but this makes me cringe. :(

After I saw 'for i = 1, select("#", unpack(self.Events)) do' I had to write back!

Why not use the standard way of writing a table loop?

local events = {"A",...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-18-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,515
Posted By Vlad
Not sure what I can say to improve this...

Not sure what I can say to improve this thread.

In general many people like to group up functions in a class-like style. Often modules create a table that contains functions that do specific things...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-15-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Vlad
I personally use Notepad++ and the lua global...

I personally use Notepad++ and the lua global finder program, so when I hit F5 to execute the lua file it actually parses it and prints what globals I reference, create, e.g. :)
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 01-10-14, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Vlad
I agree with Phanx.

I agree with Phanx.
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 01-09-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Vlad
I think Phanx already answered the question -...

I think Phanx already answered the question - unless we misunderstood, in that case please elaborate, kruma! :)
Forum: General WoW Chat 12-22-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,720
Posted By Vlad
Super! If you need anything just ask. Check out...

Super!

If you need anything just ask.

Check out our IRC as well if you like hanging out on IRC. :)

http://www.wowinterface.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2651
Forum: Lua/XML Help 12-17-13, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Vlad
If you have a function named "still" then you do...

If you have a function named "still" then you do something like print(still) then you see "function 0x0492..." i.e. the reference of that function. But if you do print(still()) then you call that...
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