Sometimes, before we roll out new site features, we try them out on our guinea pi- er, VMP friends first.
/giphycommand in part 1 of VMP Sneak Peek: Slash Commands.
/shrugcommand and editor auto-completion in part 2.
/cowsayto see what it would be like in a forum to add a Unix-style command line application.
/imagesupport which works well when searching for images of order numbers.
/wootsupport and tried to search active woot.com deals for a noun that returned only a single result.
/captionbotand found out that Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence has a weird affinity for giraffes and skis.
Earlier this week Apple held their WWDC 2016 conference and they announced a bunch of new software updates. One thing jumped out at me when I was watching the keynote and saw the updates to the Messages app.
I thought to myself, “shit, we could make a mediocre version of that for the forums.” So we built a shitty version of this in a couple hours.
Here’s an example:
/emojify Basketball finishes at 5. Then it's pizza or tacos. Maybe go to the movies. You in?
finishes at 5. Then it’s or . Maybe go to the . You in?