Major Update #27 - The Big Plan
I understand everyone has been wondering where the major updates have gone, when the servers are going to reset, and what we've been up to lately. Well, keep reading, I've got a lot of great news to cover in this post!
? Infrastructure Rework
Over the last few months, we've been working hard on a complete overhaul of our back-end, to make working on new updates more efficient than they've ever been before. Here I'll cover all the nitty-gritty details, feel free to skip to the next section if you're not interested in all the technical jargon :p
- Security/Overall Update: Prior to the re-work, our back-end was secured by an IP whitelist that made it so I was essentially the only person who could access the machines and files. Developers would simply deliver finished projects to me through GIT or other means and I'd handle the final debugging process as well as applying the updates. All while simultaneously trying to do my own development, interacting with the community through updates and chat, creating microtransactions and doing external marketing, etc. On top of that, all off my duties were doubled over on Minecade. The result is that I was spread way too thin and eventually it caught up to me; one person alone simply cannot keep this system sustainable. So I hit the pause button on the constant stress of revenue and player-counts to focus on solving our issue of long...
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